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Marcus Annaeus Seneca Quotes and Quotations


Unhappy is the man, though he rule the world, who doesn't consider himself supremely blessed.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Happiness Quotes
For greed, all nature is too little.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Greed Quotes
Greed's worst point is its ingratitude.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Greed Quotes
A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Happiness Quotes
No man can live happily who regards himself alone, who turns everything to his own advantage. Thou must live for another if thou wishest to live for thyself.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Happiness Quotes
A man's as miserable as he thinks he is.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Happiness Quotes
Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Acceptance Quotes
The great soul surrenders itself to fate.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Acceptance Quotes
What must be shall be; and that which is a necessity to him that struggles, is little more than choice to him that is willing.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Acceptance Quotes
Malice drinks one-half of its own poison.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Forgiveness Quotes
Whom they have injured, they also hate.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Forgiveness Quotes
There is nothing so bitter that a patient mind cannot find some solace for it.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Forgiveness Quotes
We can be thankful to a friend for a few acres or a little money; and yet for the freedom and command of the whole earth, and for the great benefits of our being, our life, health, and reason, we look upon ourselves as under no obligation.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Forgiveness Quotes
Failure changes for the better, success for the worse.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Forgiveness Quotes
No evil is without its compensation ... it is not the loss itself, but the estimate of the loss, that troubles us.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Forgiveness Quotes
We can be thankful to a friend for a few acres or a little money; and yet for the freedom and command of the whole earth, and for the great benefits of our being, our life, health, and reason, we look upon ourselves as under no obligation.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Forgiveness Quotes
A man can refrain from wanting what he has not, and cheerfully make the best of a bird in the hand.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Forgiveness Quotes
He who receives a benefit with gratitude repays the first installment on his debt.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Forgiveness Quotes
What is the proper limit for wealth? It is, first, to have what is necessary; and, second, to have what is enough.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Forgiveness Quotes
The heart is great which shows moderation in the midst of prosperity.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Forgiveness Quotes
Not he who has little, but he who wishes more, is poor.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Forgiveness Quotes
Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That's why it satisfies nobody.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Other Side Quotes
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Helping Other People Quotes
Live for thy neighbor if thou wouldst live for thyself.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Helping Other People Quotes
One who's our friend is fond of us; one who's fond of us isn't necessarily our friend.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Friendship Quotes
He who looks for advantage out of friendship strips it all of its nobility.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Friendship Quotes
What you think about yourself is much more important than what others think of you.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Self-Acceptance Quotes
Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Self-Control Quotes
There's one blessing only, the source and cornerstone of beatitude: confidence in self.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Self-Confidence Quotes
For the great benefits of our being- our life, health, and reason-we look upon ourselves.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Self-Reliance Quotes
Nothing is ours except time.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | One Day Quotes
Add each day something to fortify you against poverty and death.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | One Day Quotes
One should count each day a separate life.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | One Day Quotes
If God adds another day to our life, let us receive it gladly.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Mornings Quotes
We should every night call ourselves to an account: What infirmity have I mastered today? What passions opposed! What temptation resisted? What virtue acquired?
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Evenings Quotes
There is nothing so bitter that a patient mind cannot find some solace for it.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Difficult Days Quotes
A man's as miserable as he thinks he is.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Positive Quotes
For many men, the acquisition of wealth does not end their troubles, it only changes them.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Change Quotes
What must be, shall be; and that which is a necessity to him that struggles is little more than choice to him that is willing.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Decisions Quotes
What does reason demand of a man? A very easy thing-to live in accord with his own nature.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Right Quotes
A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Right Quotes
It is for the superfluous things of life that men sweat.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Motivation Quotes
It is for the superfluous things of life that men sweat.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Motivation Quotes
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Goals Quotes
There's some end at last for the man who follows a path; mere rambling is interminable.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Goals Quotes
If we let things terrify us, life will not be worth living.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Fear Quotes
Where fear is, happiness is not.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Fear Quotes
We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Fear Quotes
The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Anxiety about the Future Quotes
If we let things terrify us, life will not be worth living.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Anxiety about the Future Quotes
It is not death we fear, but the thought of it.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Anxiety about the Future Quotes
When in fear, it is safest to force the attack.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Success and Happiness Quotes
Constant exposure to dangers will breed contempt for them.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Success and Happiness Quotes
If you wish to fear nothing, consider that everything is to be feared.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Other Ways to Overcome Fear Quotes
There is nothing so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it in expecting evil before it arrives?
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Worry Quotes
To keep oneself safe does not mean to bury oneself.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Security Quotes
Constant exposure to dangers will breed contempt for them.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Risks Quotes
It is not manly to turn one's back on fortune.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Risks Quotes
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Risks Quotes
Fortune reveres the brave, and overwhelms the cowardly.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Courage Quotes
Let us be brave in the face of adversity.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Courage Quotes
Knowledge of sin is the beginning of salvation.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Courage Quotes
There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Courage Quotes
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Courage Quotes
Courage leads starward, fear toward death.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Courage Quotes
Courage is a scorner of things which inspire fear.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Courage Quotes
The conditions of conquest are always easy. We have but to toil awhile, endure awhile, believe always, and never turn back.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Success Quotes
Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That's why it satisfies nobody.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Success Quotes
Fortune reveres the brave, and overwhelms the cowardly.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Boldness and Courage Quotes
No man will swim ashore and take his baggage with him.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Concentration Quotes
Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Adversity Quotes
Fire is the test of gold, adversity of strong men.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Adversity Quotes
The good things that belong to prosperity are to be wished, but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Adversity Quotes
Let us be brave in the face of adversity.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Events Quotes
A man's as miserable as he thinks he is.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Self-Pity Quotes
It is for the superfluous things of life that men sweat.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Motivational Quotes
One who's our friend is fond of us; one who's fond of us isn't necessarily our friend.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Friend Quotes
A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Happy Quotes
It is for the superfluous things of life that men sweat.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Motivational Quotes
One who's our friend is fond of us; one who's fond of us isn't necessarily our friend.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Friend Quotes
A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Happy Quotes
It is for the superfluous things of life that men sweat.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Motivational Quotes
One who's our friend is fond of us; one who's fond of us isn't necessarily our friend.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Friend Quotes
A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Happy Quotes
It is for the superfluous things of life that men sweat.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Motivational Quotes
One who's our friend is fond of us; one who's fond of us isn't necessarily our friend.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Friend Quotes
A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Happy Quotes
It is for the superfluous things of life that men sweat.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Motivational Quotes
One who's our friend is fond of us; one who's fond of us isn't necessarily our friend.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Friend Quotes
A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Happy Quotes
It is for the superfluous things of life that men sweat.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Motivational Quotes
One who's our friend is fond of us; one who's fond of us isn't necessarily our friend.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Friend Quotes
A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Happy Quotes
It is for the superfluous things of life that men sweat.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Motivational Quotes
One who's our friend is fond of us; one who's fond of us isn't necessarily our friend.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Friend Quotes
A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Happy Quotes
It is for the superfluous things of life that men sweat.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Motivational Quotes
One who's our friend is fond of us; one who's fond of us isn't necessarily our friend.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Friend Quotes
A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca | Happy Quotes


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