Lucius Annaeus Seneca quotes

 quotes - It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness. Share

“It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

 quotes - One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Share

“One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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“The wish for healing has always been half of health.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

 quotes - A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer. Share

“A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“True happiness is... to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“It is another's fault if he be ungrateful, but it is mine if I do not give. To find one thankful man, I will oblige a great many that are not so.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“While we are postponing, life speeds by.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“If you wished to be loved, love.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“All cruelty springs from weakness.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“I don't consider myself bald, I'm just taller than my hair.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Love in its essence is spiritual fire.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Life's like a play: it's not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“A sword never kills anybody; it is a tool in the killer's hand.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“It is quality rather than quantity that matters.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Expecting is the greatest impediment to living. In anticipation of tomorrow, it loses today.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless there be two.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Every guilty person is his own hangman.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca