Seneca

4 BC - 65 AD

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on correction and salvation

A consciousness of wrongdoing is the first step to salvation...you have to catch yourself doing it before you can correct it.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on good, justice, and unhappiness

What's the good of dragging up sufferings which are over, of being unhappy now just because you were then.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

To the person who does not know where he wants to go there is no favorable wind.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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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

Contributed by: Zaady

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)

Contributed by: Brian

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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