The Stoic Within
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The Stoic Within

The Fear of the Future

Seneca’s advice on reclaiming control of our thoughts and focusing on the present moment

In Moral Letter 13, Seneca warns his friend Lucilius of the dangers of allowing fear of the future to run our lives. In his now famous line, he writes:

“More things frighten us, Lucilius, than really affect us, and we are more often afflicted in thought…



Learning to live a virtuous life through the fundamental teachings of the Stoics.

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D.A. DiGerolamo

Lessons in philosophy, self-development, leadership, and strategy. Socials: @stoicwithin / @dadigerolamo