Seneca

4 BC - 65 AD

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

Contributed by: Zaady

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

Contributed by: Zaady

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 effort, facts, justice, nobility, and wisdom

There is about wisdom a nobility and magnificence in the fact that she doesn't just fall to a person's lot, that each man owes her to his own efforts, that one doesn't go to anyone other than oneself to find her.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on improvement, learning, people, and retirement

Retire into yourself as much as possible. Associate with people who are likely to improve you. Welcome those whom you are capable of improving. The process is a mutual one. People learn as they teach.

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

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