Seneca The Younger Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Seneca The Younger

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Seneca The Younger quotes: Forgive that you may be forgiven. Forgive that you may be forgiven.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Servitude seizes on few, but many seize on her. Servitude seizes on few, but many seize on her.
Seneca The Younger quotes: He who does not want to die should not want to live. For life is tendered to us with the proviso of death. Life is the way to this destination. He who does not want to die should not want to live. For life is tendered to us with the proviso of death. Life is the way to this destination.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Good sides to adversity are best admired at a distance. Good sides to adversity are best admired at a distance.
Seneca The Younger quotes: We are always complaining that our days are few, and acting as though there would be no end to them. We are always complaining that our days are few, and acting as though there would be no end to them.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Everything may happen. Everything may happen.
Seneca The Younger quotes: It is rash to condemn where you are ignorant. It is rash to condemn where you are ignorant.
Seneca The Younger quotes: You will die not because you're ill, but because you're alive. You will die not because you're ill, but because you're alive.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Let him who has granted a favour speak not of it; let him who has received one, proclaim it. Let him who has granted a favour speak not of it; let him who has received one, proclaim it.
Seneca The Younger quotes: The proper amount of wealth is that which neither descends to poverty nor is far distant from it. The proper amount of wealth is that which neither descends to poverty nor is far distant from it.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Levity of behavior is the bane of all that is good and virtuous. Levity of behavior is the bane of all that is good and virtuous.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Men can be divided into 2 groups: one that goes ahead and achieves something, and one that comes after and criticizes. Men can be divided into 2 groups: one that goes ahead and achieves something, and one that comes after and criticizes.
Seneca The Younger quotes: When one is friend on himself, also is friend of everybody ... When one is friend on himself, also is friend of everybody ...
Seneca The Younger quotes: God has given some gifts to the whole human race, from which no one is excluded. God has given some gifts to the whole human race, from which no one is excluded.
Seneca The Younger quotes: That comes too late that comes for the asking. That comes too late that comes for the asking.
Seneca The Younger quotes: The chief bond of the soldier is his oath of allegiance and love for the flag. The chief bond of the soldier is his oath of allegiance and love for the flag.
Seneca The Younger quotes: The kind of solace that arises from having company in misery is spiteful. The kind of solace that arises from having company in misery is spiteful.
Seneca The Younger quotes: The man who thinks only of his own generation is born for few. The man who thinks only of his own generation is born for few.
Seneca The Younger quotes: The greatest hindrance to living is expectancy, which depends upon tomorrow and wastes today The greatest hindrance to living is expectancy, which depends upon tomorrow and wastes today
Seneca The Younger quotes: So enjoy the pleasures of the hour as not to spoil those that are to follow. So enjoy the pleasures of the hour as not to spoil those that are to follow.
Seneca The Younger quotes: These individulas have riches just as we say that we 'have a fever,' when really the fever has us. These individulas have riches just as we say that we 'have a fever,' when really the fever has us.
Seneca The Younger quotes: This life is only a prelude to eternity. This life is only a prelude to eternity.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Be not too hasty either with praise or blame; speak always as though you were giving evidence before the judgement-seat of the Gods. Be not too hasty either with praise or blame; speak always as though you were giving evidence before the judgement-seat of the Gods.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Fortune's not content with knocking a man down; she sends him spinning head over heels, crash upon crash. Fortune's not content with knocking a man down; she sends him spinning head over heels, crash upon crash.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Vice is contagious, and there is no trusting the sound and the sick together. Vice is contagious, and there is no trusting the sound and the sick together.
Seneca The Younger quotes: The mind is a matter over every kind of fortune; itself acts in both ways, being the cause of its own happiness and misery. The mind is a matter over every kind of fortune; itself acts in both ways, being the cause of its own happiness and misery.
Seneca The Younger quotes: After death there is nothing. After death there is nothing.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Many things have fallen only to rise higher. Many things have fallen only to rise higher.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Refuse to let the thought of death bother you: nothing is grim when we have escaped that fear. Refuse to let the thought of death bother you: nothing is grim when we have escaped that fear.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Trifling trouble find utterance; deeply felt pangs are silent. Trifling trouble find utterance; deeply felt pangs are silent.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Those that are a friend to themselves are sure to be a friend to all. Those that are a friend to themselves are sure to be a friend to all.
Seneca The Younger quotes: No one can long hide behind a mask; the pretense soon lapses into the true character. No one can long hide behind a mask; the pretense soon lapses into the true character.
Seneca The Younger quotes: A good mind is a lord of a kingdom. A good mind is a lord of a kingdom.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Accustom yourself to that which you bear ill, and you will bear it well. Accustom yourself to that which you bear ill, and you will bear it well.
Seneca The Younger quotes: While crime is punished it yet increases. While crime is punished it yet increases.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Philosophy alone makes the mind invincible, and places us out of the reach of fortune, so that all her arrows fall short of us. Philosophy alone makes the mind invincible, and places us out of the reach of fortune, so that all her arrows fall short of us.
Seneca The Younger quotes: A man can refrain from wanting what he has not and cheerfully make the best of a bird in the hand. A man can refrain from wanting what he has not and cheerfully make the best of a bird in the hand.
Seneca The Younger quotes: No one loves his country for its size or eminence, but because it's his own. No one loves his country for its size or eminence, but because it's his own.
Seneca The Younger quotes: It is difficult to bring people to goodness with lessons, but it is easy to do so by example. It is difficult to bring people to goodness with lessons, but it is easy to do so by example.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Death is a punishment to some, to others a gift and to many a favour. Death is a punishment to some, to others a gift and to many a favour.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Frugality makes a poor man rich. Frugality makes a poor man rich.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Nothing is as certain as that the vices of leisure are gotten rid of by being busy. Nothing is as certain as that the vices of leisure are gotten rid of by being busy.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Where reason fails, time oft has worked a cure. Where reason fails, time oft has worked a cure.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Remember, not one penny can we take with us into the unknown land. Remember, not one penny can we take with us into the unknown land.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Speech is the index of the mind. Speech is the index of the mind.
Seneca The Younger quotes: We suffer more in imagination than in reality. We suffer more in imagination than in reality.
Seneca The Younger quotes: The voice is nothing but beaten air. The voice is nothing but beaten air.
Seneca The Younger quotes: No wind blows in favor of a ship without direction. No wind blows in favor of a ship without direction.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Power exercised with violence has seldom been of long duration ... Power exercised with violence has seldom been of long duration ...
Seneca The Younger quotes: Before old age I took care to live well; in old age I take care to die well; but to die well is to die willingly. Before old age I took care to live well; in old age I take care to die well; but to die well is to die willingly.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Be harsh with yourself at times. Be harsh with yourself at times.
Seneca The Younger quotes: It is easier to exclude harmful passions than to rule them, and to deny them admittance than to control them after they have been admitted. It is easier to exclude harmful passions than to rule them, and to deny them admittance than to control them after they have been admitted.
Seneca The Younger quotes: To the person who does not know where he wants to go there is no favorable wind. To the person who does not know where he wants to go there is no favorable wind.
Seneca The Younger quotes: You cannot, I repeat, successfully acquire it and preserve your modesty at the same time. You cannot, I repeat, successfully acquire it and preserve your modesty at the same time.
Seneca The Younger quotes: If virtue precede us every step will be safe. If virtue precede us every step will be safe.
Seneca The Younger quotes: The state of that man's mind who feels too intense an interest as to future events, must be most deplorable. The state of that man's mind who feels too intense an interest as to future events, must be most deplorable.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Human society is like an arch, kept from falling by the mutual pressure of its parts Human society is like an arch, kept from falling by the mutual pressure of its parts
Seneca The Younger quotes: Let no man give advice to others that he has not first given himself. Let no man give advice to others that he has not first given himself.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Concealed anger is to be feared; but hatred openly manifested destroys its chance of revenge. Concealed anger is to be feared; but hatred openly manifested destroys its chance of revenge.
Seneca The Younger quotes: I do not sacrifice, but lend myself to business. I do not sacrifice, but lend myself to business.
Seneca The Younger quotes: It is sweet to mingle tears with tears; Griefs, where they wound in solitude, Wound more deeply. It is sweet to mingle tears with tears; Griefs, where they wound in solitude, Wound more deeply.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Let us bear with magnanimity whatever it is needful for us to bear. Let us bear with magnanimity whatever it is needful for us to bear.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Fortune can take away riches, but not courage ... Fortune can take away riches, but not courage ...
Seneca The Younger quotes: We have been born under a monarchy; to obey God is freedom. We have been born under a monarchy; to obey God is freedom.
Seneca The Younger quotes: Tis not the belly's hunger that costs so much, but its pride Tis not the belly's hunger that costs so much, but its pride
Seneca The Younger quotes: One who's our friend is fond of us; one who's fond of us isn't necessarily our friend. One who's our friend is fond of us; one who's fond of us isn't necessarily our friend.