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Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Seneca the Younger (c. 4 BC – AD 65), fully Lucius Annaeus Seneca and also known simply as Seneca (/ˈsɛnɪkə/), was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and—in one work—satirist of the Silver Age of Latin literature.

Tuesday Oct 6, 2020

Lucius Annaeus Seneca: Suffering

We suffer more often in imagination than in reality.

Thursday Oct 10, 2019

Lucius Annaeus Seneca: Health

Health is the soul that animates al the enjoyments of life, which fade and are tasteless without it.

Thursday Aug 1, 2019

Lucius Annaeus Seneca: Escaping the things that harass you

If you really want to escape the things that harass you, what you’re needing is not to be in a different place but to be a different person.

Thursday Jul 18, 2019

Lucius Annaeus Seneca: The main thing of life

Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.

Friday Jun 21, 2019

Lucius Annaeus Seneca: What virtue did I acquire?

Every night before going to sleep, we must ask ourselves:

What weakness did I overcome today?
What virtue did I acquire?

Friday Jun 14, 2019

Lucius Annaeus Seneca: Keep learning

As long as you live, keep learning how to live.

Monday Jul 2, 2018

Lucius Annaeus Seneca: True friendship

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

Monday Jan 1, 1900

Lucius Annaeus Seneca: Postponing

While we are postponing, life speeds by.