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Sunday September 4, 2011

Procrastination is the greatest waste of life. It robs us of each day as it comes, and extorts the present from us on promises of the future. Expectancy is the greatest impediment to living: in anticipation of tomorrow it loses today. You operate with what is in Fortune's hand but let go what is in your own.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  Roman statesman & philosopher (4 BC- 65 AD)

Source: The Stoic Philosophy of Seneca: Essays and Letters, transl. by Moses Hadas (buy on Amazon)

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