"Virtue runs no risk of becoming contemptible by being exposed to view, and it is better to be despised for simplicity than to be tormented by continual hypocrisy."
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(4 B.C.-A.D. 65) Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, "Seneca the Younger"
On Tranquility of the Mind, A letter to Serenus as translated in Tranquillity of Mind and Providence (1900) by William Bell Langsdorf.
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