“It is not death that a man should fear, but never beginning to live.” No shit!

I hate FIMO inducing quotes.

This, dear Marcus, is so scary. I must miss a button or something, because I just can’t begin to live. I can’t. I am alive, hence I am living. And I fear death because it is so unreasonable.

I think we should all fear death. We should. Death sucks. You know why? I know you do Aurelius, because you’re dead, but, oh, all of us nodding philosophically at your wisdom appear to not know. We don’t seem to know that death is permanent.

We fear not beginning to live while we squander our life looking for the start button.

The world’s most valuable commodity is time

I am certain this is false, because no one ever gave me nothin’ for showing up. I gotta do the work, follow up and push through.

As long as you live, keep learning how to live. –Seneca

So what would learning how to live mean as a metaphor? It isn’t about breathing, homeostasis or anabolism, right? It is about, here comes the joke: assimilating life recipes made by others!

That is just cruel Seneca! In your time there were no professional content producers and no listicles.

I have a better quote for you:

As long as you live, keep inventing how to live.

I write so you feel like you’ve just had an idea. It’s a nice feeling.

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