Seneca Quotes

Death's the discharge of our debt of sorrow

Seneca

When I think over what I have said, I envy dumb people.

Seneca

There is no satisfaction in any good without a companion.

Seneca

Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.

Seneca

The great blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach; but we shut our eyes, and, like people in the dark, we fall foul upon the very thing we search for, without finding it.

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Live among men as if God beheld you; speak to God as if men were listening.

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Luck never made a man wise.

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True happiness is to understand our duties toward God and man; to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence on the future; not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears, but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is abundantly sufficient

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The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man... It is more powerful than external circumstances.

Seneca

Behold a contest worthy of a god, a brave man matched in conflict with adversity

Seneca

Fear drives the wretched to prayer

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A great step towards independence is good humored stomach

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Resistance to oppression is second nature.

Seneca

No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline.

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Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.

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Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune; all these are names of the one and selfsame God.

Seneca

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