Seneca

4 BC - 65 AD

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Let us fight the battle-retreat from the things that attract us and rouse ourselves to meet the things that actually attack us.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on life, nature, and people

If you shape your life according to nature, you will never be poor; if according to people's opinions, you will never be rich.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on modesty and time

You cannot, I repeat, successfully acquire it and preserve your modesty at the same time.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on shame

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You can only acquire it successfully if you cease to feel any sense of shame.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on death, fear, and thought

Refuse to let the thought of death bother you: nothing is grim when we have escaped that fear.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The worse a person is the less he feels it.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic (The Penguin Classics L210)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on goodness and simplicity

Straightforwardness and simplicity are in keeping with goodness.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

There is nothing the wise man does reluctantly.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on idealism, nature, purpose, and reason

Man's ideal state is realized when he has fulfilled the purpose for which he is born. And what is it that reason demands of him? Something very easy-that he live in accordance with his own nature.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on journeys

Every journey has an end.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

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