Seneca

4 BC - 65 AD

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on belief, circumstances, philosophy, and power

Philosophy's power to blunt all the blows of circumstance is beyond belief.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on god

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God is near you, is with you, is inside you.

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 teaching

How much longer are you going to be a pupil? From now on do some teaching as well.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Be harsh with yourself at times.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on honor and life

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Life is never incomplete if it is an honorable one. At whatever point you leave life, if you leave it in the right way, it is whole.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on good

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You have to persevere and fortify your pertinacity until the will to good becomes a disposition to good.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on people

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To want simply what is enough nowadays suggests to people primitiveness and squalor.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

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