Seneca Quotes

Retirement without the love of letters is a living burial.

Seneca

Other men's sins are before our eyes; our own are behind our backs

Seneca

There are more people abusive to others than lie open to abuse themselves; but the humor goes round, and he that laughs at me to-day will have somebody to laugh at him to-morrow.

Seneca

He is not guilty who is not guilty of his own free will.

Seneca

The fearful face usually betrays great guilt.

Seneca

Every guilty person is his own hangman.

Seneca

Let wickedness escape as it may at the bar, it never fails of doing justice upon itself; for every guilty person is his own hangman

Seneca

Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power

Seneca

There's one blessing only, the source and cornerstone of beatitude -- confidence in self.

Seneca

Vice can be learnt, even without a teacher.

Seneca

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

Seneca

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Seneca

There is no delight in owning anything unshared.

Seneca

Fate rules the affairs of mankind with no recognizable order.

Seneca

There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality.

Seneca

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