Seneca

4 BC - 65 AD

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

Contributed by: Zaady

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

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on humanity, philosophy, and unhappiness

Shall I tell you what philosophy holds out to humanity? Counsel...You are called in to help the unhappy.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on words

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What is required is not a lot words, but effectual ones.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on character, good, and happiness

A good character is the only guarantee of everlasting, carefree happiness.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on facts and philosophy

The philosopher: he alone knows how to live for himself. He is the one, in fact, who knows the fundamental thing: how to live.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on pride

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No one should feel pride in anything that is not his own.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

How can a thing possibly govern others when it cannot be governed itself?

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

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