Seneca (4BC-65AD) [Lucius Annaeus Seneca] Spanish - born Roman statesman, philosopher, moralist

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Leave in concealment what has long been concealed. [La., Latere semper patere, quod latuit diu] - Seneca


Where reason fails, time oft has worked a cure. - Seneca


What is more insane than to vent on senseless things the anger that is felt towards men? [La., Quid est dementius quam bilem in homines collectam in res effundere] - Seneca


It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor. - Seneca


Our care should not be to have lived long as to have lived enough. - Seneca


Chance makes a plaything of a man's life. - Seneca


God is the universal substance in existing things. He comprises all things. He is the fountain of all being. In Him exists everything that is. - Seneca


Expecting is the greatest impediment to living. In anticipation of tomorrow, it loses today. - Seneca


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


War I abhor, and yet how sweet The sound along the marching street Of drum and fife, and I forget Wet eyes of widows, and forget Broken old mothers, and the whole Dark butchery without a soul. - Seneca