Review: Seneca, Of Clemency — The Stoic Letters

  • “ Mercy is a restraining of the mind from vengeance when it is in its power to avenge itself.
  • “Gentleness shown by a powerful man in fixing the punishment of a weaker one.
  • “…self-restraint, which remits some part of a fine which it deserves to receive and which is due to it.
  • “…a tendency towards mildness in inflicting punishment.

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The Stoic

The Stoic

The Stoic philosophy Seneca, Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius. Quotes, sayings, and other resources to help to apply Stoicism to your own daily life.