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 forgiveness, needs, and readiness

Who needs forgiveness, should the same extend with readiness.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on fortune and slavery

A great fortune is a great slavery.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on earth

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There is no easy way from the earth to the stars. -Non est ad astra mollis e terris via

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Hercules Furens, 437

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on madness and talent

There has not been any great talent without an element of madness. -Nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementiae fuit

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: De tranquillitate animi, XVII.10

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