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Non vitae sed scholae discimus

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Friday, September 17, 2004, 10:51
I don't know if my previous mail on this topic went thru, but I went home and
checked Tore Jansson's _Latin_, and it agrees with what I thought I recalled;
what Seneca actually wrote was _Non vitae sed scholae discimus_ "Not for life
but for school do we learn". It's noted its often quoted in opposite form, and
yet attributed to Seneca (which strikes me as highly discourteous, no matter how
dead the old man might be).