Lucius Annaeus Seneca Quotes


125 Lucius Annaeus Seneca quotes:



"The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"No untroubled day has ever dawned for me."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"The good things of prosperity are to be wished; but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"Light troubles speak; the weighty are struck dumb."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"No man was ever wise by chance."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"True happiness is... to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes
"The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity."
"A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer."
"If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Business Quotes Roman Statesman Quotes
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Health Quotes Roman Statesman Quotes
"Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it."
"All art is but imitation of nature."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Art Quotes Roman Statesman Quotes
"For many men, the acquisition of wealth does not end their troubles, it only changes them."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Men Quotes Roman Statesman 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."
"There is nothing more despicable than an old man who has no other proof than his age to offer of his having lived long in the world."
"No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may mot be subdued by discipline."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Discipline Quotes Roman Statesman Quotes
"Disease is not of the body but of the place."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Disease Quotes
"If thou art a man, admire those who attempt great things, even though they fail."
Author: Seneca Quotes Category: Failure Quotes



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