Seneca

4 BC - 65 AD

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on god and happiness

Whatever is to make us better and happy, God has placed either openly before us or close to us.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Great is he who enjoys his earthenware as if it were plate, and not less great is the man to whom all plate is no more than earthenware.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on desires, happiness, and possessions

If you would make a man happy, do not add to his possessions but subtract from the sum of his desires.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: H. Eves Return to Mathematical Circles, Boston: Prindle, Weber and Schmidt, 1988.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on age, architecture, belief, and happiness

Believe me, that was a happy age, before the days of architects, before the days of builders.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Epistulae ad Lucilium, epistle 90

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

You roll my log, and I will roll yours.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on faults and thankfulness

It is another's fault if he be ungrateful, but it is mine if I do not give. To find one thankful man, I will oblige a great many that are not so.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

No era is closed to great intellects. -Nullum saeculum magnis ingeniis clausum est

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A great man can come from a hut. -Potest ex casa magnus vir exire

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on greed and nature

For greed all nature is too little.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on cruelty and weakness

All cruelty springs from weakness.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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