Seneca

4 BC - 65 AD

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on genius and madness

There is no great genius without a tincture of madness. Nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementiæ

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: De Tranquillitate Animi, 15.

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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 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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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on rest, satisfaction, and present

Do the best you can . . . enjoy the present . . . rest satisfied with what you have.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on evil, good, and life

Life is neither a good nor an evil; it is simply the place where good and evil exist.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on learning

As long as you live, keep learning how to live.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on heart and honesty

An honest heart possesses a kingdom.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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