This selection of senecas orks was taken from the penguin classics edition of dialogues and letters translated by cdn costa and includes the essays on the shortness of life consolation to helvia and on tranquility of mind. C d n costa 1997 seneca on the shortness of life in dialogues and letters penguin classics isbn 0140446796 g d williams 2003 seneca de otio de brevitate vitae cambridge greek and latin classics . On the shortness of life lucius seneca the majority of mortals paulinus complain bitterly of the spitefulness of nature because we are born for a. Lucius annaeus seneca statesman philosopher advocate and man of letters was born at cordoba in spain around 4 bc he rose to prominence in rome pursuing a career in the courts and political life for which he had been trained while also acquiring celebrity as an author of tragedies and essays. Life is long if you know how to use it from the author of letters from a stoic comes another brilliant timeless guide to living well written as a moral essay to his friend paulinus senecas biting words still pack a powerful punch two thousand years later
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