Seneca

4 BC - 65 AD

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on facts and people

People do not care how nobly they live, only how long, despite the fact that it is within everyone's reach to live nobly, but within no one's reach to live long.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on life and persistence

I persist on praising not the life I lead, but that which I ought to lead. I follow it at a mighty distance, crawling.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on gifts, immortality, life, and philosophy

Life is a gift of the immortal Gods, but living well is the gift of philosophy.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on life and reason

This is the reason we cannot complain of life: it keeps no one against his will.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on god, life, neighbors, secrets, and world

I will govern my life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and to read the other, for what does it signify to make anything a secret to my neighbor, when to God, who is the searcher of our hearts, all our privacies are open?

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on crime and encouragement

He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on justice, laws, and persuasion

Laws do not persuade just because they threaten.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on learning and men

Even while they teach, men learn.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on learning, life, and schools

We learn not in the school, but in life.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on death, leisure, life, and literature

Leisure without literature is death, or rather the burial of a living man -Otium sine litteris mors est et hominis vivi sepultura

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Epistualae morales LXXXII.3

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