Nothing to my way of thinking is a better proof of a well-ordered mind than a man's ability to stop just where he is and pass some time in their own company.

Primum argumentum conpositae mentis existimo posse consistere et secum morari.

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Original Citation

Seneca the Younger. Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium [Moral Letters to Lucilius]. c. 65 AD.

Current Citation

Seneca, Lucius Annaeus. Letters on Ethics, translated by Margaret Graver and A. A. Long. University of Chicago Press, 2017.