What are the top rules of your life?


Update – Book

This list is based on top rules out of ancient philosophy books.

1. Prioritize

‘’Anyone who wishes to live a quiet life should not engage in many activities either privately or publicly – meaning, of course – useless ones.”
– Seneca

2. Prepare

“What can happen to one can happen to all.”
– Publicius

3. Balance

“The ideal amount of money is that which neither falls within the range of poverty nor far exceeds it.”
– Seneca

4. Friendship

“In choosing our friends for their character we shall take care to find those who are the least corrupted.”
– Seneca

5. Persevere

“Even if a man’s hands are cut off, he finds he can yet serve his side by standing firm and cheering them on.”
– Seneca

6. Minimalize

“Nothing satisfies greed, but even a little satisfies nature.”
– Seneca

7. Learn

“We are in te habit of saying that it was not in our power to choose the parents who were alotted to us, that they were given to us by chance. But we can choose whose children we would like to be. There are households of the noblest intellects. Choose the one into which you wist to be adopted, and you will inherit not only their name but their property too.”

source Quora

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