You want to live — but do you know how to live? You are scared of dying — and, tell me, is the kind of life you lead really any different from being dead?Seneca lived in first century Rome but these words echo loudly through the modern mindset and lifestyle. They make me think of a much later quote from a very different person. The sentiment is the same though.
Seneca, Letters from a Stoic
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.