Our Minds Must Relax

 

Our minds must relax: they will rise better and keener after a rest. Just as you must not
force fertile farmland, as uninterrupted productivity will soon exhaust it, so constant effort will
sap our mental vigour, while a short period of rest and relaxation will restore our powers.
Unremitting effort leads to a kind of mental dullness and lethargy.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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