Seneca

4 BC - 65 AD

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on certainty, chance, delay, expectation, future, power, present, time, and uncertainty

The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

It is sometimes pleasant even to act like a madman. -Aliquando et insanire iucundum est

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

It is better, of course, to know useless things than to know nothing.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on dependence, duty, future, god, life, seriousness, present, and understanding

The true felicity of life is to be free from anxieties and perturbations; to understand and do our duties to God and man, and to enjoy the present without any serious dependence on the future.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on truth

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Truth never perishes.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on desires, poverty, and wealth

The greatest wealth is a poverty of desires.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on ability, company, and mind

The primary sign of a well-ordered mind is a man's ability to remain in one place and linger in his own company.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on action, colors, life, mind, wisdom, and words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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