Quotes by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Seneca the Younger, fully Lucius Annaeus Seneca and also known simply as Seneca, was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and—in one work—satirist of the Silver Age of Latin literature. Seneca was born in Cordoba in Hispania, and raised in Rome, where he was trained in rhetoric and philosophy. He was a tutor and later advisor to emperor Nero.

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

- Lucius Annaeus SenecaFriendship

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

- Lucius Annaeus SenecaHappiness, Moment & Present

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

- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.

- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

- Lucius Annaeus Seneca