The Stoicism Of The World’s Poorest President

In his consolation to Helvia, Seneca The Younger posits: “Is it not madness and the wildest lunacy to desire so much when you can hold so little?” He goes on to say how unwise it is “to think that it is the amount of money and not the state of mind that matters!”

This is just one example of the Stoic attitude to wealth and the accumulation of possessions.

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