"Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful."
"It is not the man who has too little that is poor, but the one who hankers after more." -Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily." -Thomas Szasz
"Death: there's nothing bad about it at all except the thing that comes before it - the fear of it" -Lucius Annaeus Seneca