Seneca

4 BC - 65 AD

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on journeys

Every journey has an end.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

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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

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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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on death, fear, life, and men

Most men ebb and flow in wretchedness between the fear of death and the hardship of life; they are unwilling to live, and yet they do not know how to die.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Epistulae ad Lucilium, epistle 4

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