Nasty Businesses | The Book of Life

franz_ludwig_catel_-_crown_prince_ludwig_in_the_spanish_wine_tavern_in_rome_-_wga4567The Imperial Roman court could be a very vicious place – but because it was so powerful and unavoidable, it was deemed philosophically crucial that good people should know how to survive there and try to exercise whatever calming influence they could on the powerful there. Rather than withdraw (as they were often tempted to do), the wise had to work out how to cope inside stormy and unforgiving environments.

via Nasty Businesses | The Book of Life

Whenever the world seems to be closing off in your face and possibilities seem to shrink, the answer is always around true friends.


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