Lucius Annaeus Seneca Quotes

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

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 is beyond is in Eternity.

Time discovers truth.

True happiness is… to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.

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

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

No man was ever wise by chance.

For greed all nature is too little.

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

The greatest remedy for anger is delay.

It is quality rather than quantity that matters.

Life, if well lived, is long enough.

No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.