Seneca The Younger

July 02

It is not that we are given a short life but we make it short, and we are not ill-supplied but wasteful of it. -Seneca

June 20

We should always allow some time to elapse, for time discloses the truth. -Seneca

June 19

The things that are essential are acquired with little bother; it is the luxuries that call for toil and effort.
-Seneca

June 16

To bear trials with a calm mind robs misfortune of its strength and burden.
-Seneca

June 12

We should not, like sheep, follow the herd of creatures in front of us, making our way where others go, not where we ought to go.
-Seneca

June 08

The man who has anticipated the coming of troubles takes away their power when they arrive.
-Seneca

June 1

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.
-Seneca