Lucius Annaeus Seneca Quotes

125 Lucius Annaeus Seneca quotes:

"As for old age, embrace and love it. It abounds with pleasure if you know how to use it. The gradually declining years are among the sweetest in a man's life, and I maintain that, even when they have reached the extreme limit, they have their pleasure still."
"Conversation has a kind of charm about it, an insinuating and insidious something that elicits secrets just like love or liquor."
"Those whom true love has held, it will go on holding."
"A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless there be two."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Conflict Quotes
"Behold a contest worthy of a god, a brave man matched in conflict with adversity"
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Conflict Quotes
"No evil is without its compensation. The less money, the less trouble; the less favor, the less envy. Even in those cases which put us out of wits, it is not the loss itself, but the estimate of the loss that troubles us."
"There is no evil that does not promise inducements. Avarice promises money; luxury, a varied assortment of pleasures; ambition, a purple robe and applause. Vices tempt you by the rewards they offer."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"Where the fear is, happiness is not."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Fear Quotes
"It is quality rather than quantity that matters."
"The fates lead the willing, and drag the unwilling."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Fate Quotes
"Fate rules the affairs of men, with no recognizable order."
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"It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Greatness Quotes Roman Statesman Quotes
"Nothing becomes so offensive so quickly as grief. When fresh it finds someone to console it, but when it becomes chronic, it is ridiculed, and rightly."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Grief Quotes
"Those that are a friend to themselves are sure to be a friend to all."
"All art is but imitation of nature."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Art Quotes Roman Statesman Quotes
"A great mind becomes a great fortune."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Fortune Quotes Roman Statesman Quotes
"Freedom is not being a slave to any circumstance, to any constraint, to any chance; it means compelling Fortune to enter the lists on equal terms."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"No one can be despised by another until he has learned to despise himself."
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"No one is laughable who laughs at himself."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Laughter Quotes
"If you judge, investigate."

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