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The author of the following quotes: Seneca

Quotes by Seneca :

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

As miserable
A man's as miserable as he thinks he is.
Seneca | happiness

Beyond both
Ignorant people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men see it beyond both existence and non-existence to something that transcends them both; this is an observation of the Middle Way.
Seneca | life

Delay
The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
Seneca | anger

Even to live
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Seneca | life

Everywhere is nowhere
Everywhere is nowhere. When a person spends all his time in foreign travel, he ends by having many acquaintances, but no friends.
Seneca | friendship

Frightened
We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.
Seneca | fear

Happy life
A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
Seneca | happiness

He is the fountain of all being
God is the universal substance in existing things. He comprises all things. He is the fountain of all being. In Him exists everything that is.
Seneca | religion

In a storm
You learn to know a pilot in a storm.
Seneca | inspirational

It is a play
Life's like a play: it's not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters.
Seneca | life

It is a rough road
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
Seneca | motivational

Just a tool
A sword never kills anybody; it is a tool in the killer's hand.
Seneca | inspirational

Keep learning
As long as you live, keep learning how to live.
Seneca | life

More hurtful
Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.
Seneca | anger

More than is necessary
A man who suffers before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary.
Seneca | inspirational

No wind is favorable
If a man knows not to which port he sails, no wind is favorable.
Seneca | goals

No wind is favorable
If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
Seneca | goals

Qualities of true friendship
One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
Seneca | friendship

Sick and extravagant
A physician is not angry at the intemperance of a mad patient, nor does he take it ill to be railed at by a man in fever. Just so should a wise man treat all mankind, as a physician does his patient, and look upon them only as sick and extravagant.
Seneca | wisdom

Spiritual fire
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Seneca | love

The birthday of eternity
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
Seneca | death

The greatest impediment
Expecting is the greatest impediment to living. In anticipation of tomorrow, it loses today.
Seneca | life

The shrift
We should every night call ourselves to an account: what infirmity have I mastered today? what passions opposed? what temptation resisted? what virtue acquired? Our vices will abate of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift.
Seneca | inspirational

To be grateful
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.
Seneca | gratefulness

Trials
A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.
Seneca | inspirational

True happiness
True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing. The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not.
Seneca | happiness

What is life?
Life is the fire that burns and the sun that gives light. Life is the wind and the rain and the thunder in the sky. Life is matter and is earth, what is and what is not, and what beyond is in Eternity.
Seneca | life

Wish for healing
The wish for healing has always been half of health.
Seneca | health

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