Seneca

4 BC - 65 AD

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on needs

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The wise man...lacked nothing but needed a great number of things, whereas the fool, on the other hand, needs nothing (for he does not know how to use anything) but lacks everything.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

To be everywhere is to be nowhere.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

To govern was to serve, not to rule.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on acting, good, life, and play

As it is with a play, so it is with life-what matters is not how long the acting lasts, but how good it is.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on freedom, gold, men, and slavery

For men in a state of freedom had thatch for their shelter, while slavery dwells beneath marble and gold.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on honor

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How much better to pursue a straight course and eventually reach that destination where the things that are pleasant are the things that are honorable finally become, for you, the same.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on evil

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The evil which assails us is not in the localities we inhabit but in ourselves.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Moral Essays, "De Tranquillitate Animi" (On Tranquility of Mind)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The road be precepts is tedious, by example short and efficacious.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: On Travel as a Cure for Discontent

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on judgment and mind

I do not distinguish by the eye, but by the mind, which is the proper judge of the man.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: On a Happy Life (L'Estrange's Abstract), chap. i.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on choice, necessity, and struggle

What must be shall be; and that which is a necessity to him that struggles, is little more than choice to him that struggles.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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