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Lucius Annaeus Seneca Motivational Quotations:

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

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

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

  • “Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.”

  •  “Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.”

  • “A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.”

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

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

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

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

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  •  “Life's like a play: it's not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters.”
  •  “A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.”

  •  “Love in its essence is spiritual fire.”

  •  “The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.”

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

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

  •  “All cruelty springs from weakness.”

  •  “It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.”

  •  “It is quality rather than quantity that matters.”

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

  •  “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.”

  •  “Genius always gives its best at first; prudence, at last.”

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

  •  “Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.”

  •  “Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.”

  •  “A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts.”

  •  “Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.”

  •  “If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind.”

  •  “Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.”

  •  “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.”

  •  “The greatest remedy for anger is delay.”

  •  “Shall I tell you what the real evil is? To cringe to the things that are called evils, to surrender to them our freedom, in defiance of which we ought to face any suffering.”

  •  “The first and greatest punishment of the sinner is the conscience of sin.”

  •  “It is the superfluous things for which men sweat, - superfluous things that wear our togas theadbare, that force us to grow old in camp, that dash us upon foreign shores.” “Expecting is the greatest impediment to living. In anticipation of tomorrow, it loses today.”

  •  “As long as you live, keep learning how to live.”

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  • “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.”

  •  “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.”

  •  “A man who suffers before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary.”

  •  “No one can be happy who has been thrust outside the pale of truth. And there are two ways that one can be removed from this realm: by lying, or by being lied to.”

  •  “It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it.”

  •  “I don't trust liberals, I trust conservatives.”

  •  “Wisdom allows nothing to be good that will not be so forever; no man to be happy but he that needs no other happiness than what he has within himself; no man to be great or powerful that is not master of himself.”

  •  “It is the sign of a great mind to dislike greatness, and to prefer things in measure to things in excess.”

  •  “We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers.”

  •  “Even after a bad harvest there must be sowing.”

  •  “Everything is the product of one universal creative effort. There is nothing dead in Nature. Everything is organic and living, and therefore the whole world appears to be a living organism.”

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

  •  “The good things of prosperity are to be wished; but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired.”

  •  “It's not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It's because we dare not venture that they are difficult.”

  •  “The way is long if one follows precepts, but short... if one follows patterns.”

  •  “It's not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It's because we dare not venture that they are difficult.”

  •  “Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment.”

  • “There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.”

 

 

 

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