Seneca

4 BC - 65 AD

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on difficulty

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that things are difficult.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on death, kindness, and life

You want to live-but do you know how to live? You are scared of dying-and, tell me, is the kind of life you lead really any different from being dead?

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on mind, peace, and spirit

The place one's in, though, doesn't make any contribution to peace of mind: it's the spirit that makes everything agreeable to oneself.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on death and fear

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Death: There's nothing bad about it at all except the thing that comes before it-the fear of it.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on day and life

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Every day, therefore, should be regulated as if it were the one that brings up the rear, the one that rounds out and completes our lives.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on unhappiness

A man is as unhappy as he has convinced himself he is.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on mind and speech

What view is one likely to take of the state of a person's mind when his speech is wild and incoherent and knows no constraint?

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

We should live as if we were in public view, and think, too, as if someone could peer into the inmost recesses of our hearts-which someone can!

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on friendship, losing, and tears

When one has lost a friend one's eyes should be neither dry nor streaming. Tears, yes, there should be, but not lamentation.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on death and justice

Just where death is expecting you is something we cannot know; so, for your part, expect him everywhere.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

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