Seneca Quotes

Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Categories: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
begin-at-once-to-live-and-count-each-separate-day-as-a-separate-life
friendship-always-benefits-love-sometimes-injures
enjoy-present-pleasures-in-such-a-way-as-not-to-injure-future-ones
the-primary-sign-of-a-wellordered-mind-is-a-mans-ability-to-remain-in-one-place-and-linger-in-his-own-company
abstinence-is-easier-than-temperance
lifes-like-a-play-its-not-the-length-but-the-excellence-of-the-acting-that-matters
four-things-does-a-reckless-man-gain-who-covets-his-neighbors-wife-demerit-an-uncomfortable-bed-thirdly-punishment-and-lastly-hell
we-become-wiser-by-adversity-prosperity-destroys-our-appreciation-of-the-right
the-belly-will-not-listen-to-advice
nothing-is-more-dishonorable-than-an-old-man-heavy-with-years-who-has-no-other-evidence-of-his-having-lived-long-except-his-age
old-age-is-an-incurable-disease
it-is-the-constant-fault-and-inseparable-evil-quality-of-ambition-that-it-never-looks-behind-it
that-which-is-given-with-pride-and-ostentation-is-rather-an-ambition-than-a-bounty
he-who-boasts-of-his-ancestry-praises-the-merits-of-another
nothing-is-more-honorable-than-a-grateful-heart
authority-founded-on-injustice-is-never-of-long-duration
if-you-wish-to-be-loved-love
so-enjoy-present-pleasures-as-to-not-mar-those-to-come
those-that-are-a-friend-to-themselves-are-sure-to-be-a-friend-to-all
those-whom-true-love-has-held-it-will-go-on-holding
injustice-never-rules-forever
a-kingdom-founded-on-injustice-never-lasts
successful-and-fortunate-crime-is-called-virtue
he-who-profits-by-a-crime-commits-it
he-who-does-not-prevent-a-crime-when-he-can-encourages-it
as-the-soil-however-rich-it-may-be-cannot-be-productive-without-cultivation-so-the-mind-without-culture-can-never-produce-good-fruit
every-new-beginning-comes-from-some-other-beginnings-end
nothing-is-as-certain-as-that-the-vices-of-leisure-are-gotten-rid-of-by-being-busy
our-fears-are-more-numerous-than-our-dangers-and-we-suffer-more-in-our-imagination-than-in-reality
he-who-is-brave-is-free
life-without-the-courage-for-death-is-slavery
no-man-is-free-who-is-a-slave-to-the-flesh
the-important-thing-about-a-problem-is-not-its-solution-but-the-strength-we-gain-in-finding-the-solution
night-brings-our-troubles-to-the-light-rather-than-banishes-them
what-difference-does-it-make-how-much-you-have-what-you-do-not-have-amounts-to-much-more
excessive-power-sees-power-beyond-its-power
he-is-most-powerful-who-has-power-over-himself
true-praise-comes-often-even-to-the-lowly-false-praise-only-to-the-strong
it-is-not-because-things-are-difficult-that-we-do-not-dare-it-is-because-we-do-not-dare-that-things-are-difficult
laugh-at-your-problems-everybody-else-does
the-greater-part-of-progress-is-the-desire-for-progress
if-you-judge-investigate
even-after-a-bad-harvest-there-must-be-sowing
no-one-is-laughable-who-laughs-at-himself
life-is-a-gift-of-the-immortal-gods-but-living-well-is-the-gift-of-philosophy
time-heals-what-reason-cannot
there-is-no-genius-free-from-some-tincture-of-madness
every-man-prefers-belief-to-the-exercise-of-judgment
vice-may-be-learnt-even-without-a-teacher
there-is-no-delight-in-owning-anything-unshared
be-harsh-with-yourself-at-times
a-good-character-is-the-only-guarantee-of-everlasting-carefree-happiness
a-man-is-as-unhappy-as-he-has-convinced-himself-he-is
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
our-care-should-not-be-to-have-lived-long-as-to-have-lived-enough
if-we-let-things-terrify-us-life-will-not-be-worth-living
man-at-his-birth-is-content-with-a-little-milk-and-a-piece-of-flannel-so-we-begin-that-presently-find-kingdoms-not-enough-for-us
in-every-good-man-a-god-dwell
greeds-worst-point-is-its-ingratitude
economy-is-too-late-when-you-are-at-the-bottom-of-your-purse
the-worse-a-person-is-the-less-he-feels-it
what-difference-does-it-make-after-all-what-your-position-in-life-is-if-you-dislike-it-yourself
nothing-is-ours-except-time
death-neer-can-fail-the-man-who-wills-to-die
leisure-without-literature-is-death-and-burial-alive
a-multitude-of-executions-discredits-a-king-as-a-multitude-of-funerals-a-doctor
the-greatest-wealth-is-a-poverty-of-desires
life-is-neither-a-good-nor-an-evil-it-is-a-field-for-good-and-evil
the-sun-also-shines-on-the-wicked
it-is-extreme-evil-to-depart-from-the-company-of-the-living-before-you-die
he-who-forbids-not-sin-when-he-may-commands-it
live-with-men-as-if-god-saw-you-converse-with-god-as-if-men-heard-you
whatever-is-to-make-us-better-and-happy-god-has-placed-either-openly-before-us-or-close-to-us
live-among-men-as-if-god-beheld-you-speak-to-god-as-if-men-were-listening
fear-drives-the-wretched-to-prayer
a-great-step-towards-independence-is-good-humored-stomach
wherever-there-is-a-human-being-there-is-an-opportunity-for-a-kindness
the-courts-of-kings-are-full-of-men-empty-of-friends
if-sensuality-were-happiness-beasts-were-happier-than-men-but-human-felicity-is-lodged-in-the-soul-not-in-the-flesh
women-give-nothing-to-friendship-except-what-they-borrow-from-love
to-forgive-all-is-as-inhuman-as-to-forgive-none
light-griefs-are-plaintive-but-great-ones-are-dumb
that-grief-is-light-which-can-take-counsel
sadness-usually-results-from-one-of-the-following-causes-either-when-a-man-does-not-succeed-or-is-ashamed-of-his-success
deaths-the-discharge-of-our-debt-of-sorrow
economy-is-too-late-at-the-bottom-of-the-purse
a-sword-is-never-a-killer-it-is-a-tool-in-the-killers-hands
the-whole-world-is-my-native-land
we-learn-not-in-the-school-but-in-life
to-wish-to-be-well-is-a-part-of-becoming-well
everything-is-the-product-of-one-universal-creative-effort-there-is-nothing-dead-in-nature
modesty-once-extinguished-knows-not-how-to-return
a-quarrel-is-quickly-settled-when-deserted-by-one-party-there-is-no-battle-unless-there-be-two
fate-leads-the-willing-and-drags-along-the-unwilling
the-willing-destiny-guides-them-the-unwilling-destiny-drags-them
its-not-because-things-are-difficult-that-we-dare-not-venture-its-because-we-dare-not-venture-that-they-are-difficult
no-evil-propensity-of-the-human-heart-is-so-powerful-that-it-may-not-be-subdued-by-discipline