Seneca Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old seneca quotes, seneca sayings, and seneca proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Men love their country, not because it is great, but because it is their own.     

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It is the power of the mind to be unconquerable.     

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Sadness usually results from one of the following causes either when a man does not succeed, or is ashamed of his success.     

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Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.     

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People pay the doctor for his trouble; for his kindness they still remain in his debt.     

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

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Fire tests gold, suffering tests brave men.     

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Life is never incomplete if it is an honorable one. At whatever point you leave life, if you leave it in the right way, it is whole.     

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Mercy often inflicts death.     

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Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment.     

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Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.     

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We suffer more in imagination than in reality.     

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It is not the man who has too little that is poor, but the one who hankers after more.     

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Whoever has nothing to hope, let him despair of nothing.     

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Until we have begun to go without them, we fail to realize how unnecessary many things are. We've been using them not because we needed them but because we had them.     

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It is the power of the mind to be unconquerable.     

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There is never a time when new distraction will not show up; we sow them, so several will grow from the same seed.     

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Saving comes too late when you get to the bottom.     

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Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.     

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Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.     

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No possession is gratifying without a companion.     

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Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.     

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Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.     

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Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.     

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Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.     

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If we let things terrify us, life will not be worth living.     

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

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Let tears flow of their own accord: their flowing is not inconsistent with inward peace and harmony.     

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Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.     

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Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.     

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