Best Seneca The Younger Quotes Quotations
1Vote List
tags 230 votes 69 voters 23,963 views 185 items f p @

Best Seneca The Younger Quotes

List Criteria: Must be a famous or well-known quote. If a quote is cut off you can hover over the text to see the full quote.

A list of the best Seneca the Younger quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Seneca the Younger quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Seneca the Younger quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Seneca the Younger should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Seneca the Younger quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Seneca the Younger quotes?" and "What is the most famous Seneca the Younger quote?"

You can see what subjects these historic Seneca the Younger quotes fall under displayed to the right of the quote. Be sure to vote so your favorite Seneca the Younger saying won't fall to the bottom of the list.
L The List
Z
B Comments
& Embed
G Options
  1. 1
    + 11
    - 0

    Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind. Goal

    ) open
  2. 2
    + 16
    - 1

    All cruelty springs from weakness. Weakness

    ) open
  3. 3
    + 9
    - 0

    Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones. Pleasure

    ) open
  4. 4
    + 9
    - 0

    He who is brave is free. Freedom

    ) open
  5. 5
    + 7
    - 0

    The greatest remedy for anger is delay. Anger

    ) open
  6. 6
    + 7
    - 0

    Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember. Memory

    ) open
  7. 7
    + 7
    - 0

    added by bloodybill There Is No Great Genius Without a Tincture of Madness

    ) open
  8. 8
    + 6
    - 0

    A person's fears are lighter when the danger is at hand. Fear

    ) open
  9. 9
    + 6
    - 0

    A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless there be two. Conflict

    ) open
  10. 10
    + 9
    - 1

    It is quality rather than quantity that matters. Excellence

    ) open
  11. 11
    + 8
    - 1

    Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. Anger

    ) open
  12. 12
    + 8
    - 1

    Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness. Alcohol and Alcoholism

    ) open
  13. 13
    + 7
    - 1

    Wherever there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindness Kindness

    ) open
  14. 14
    + 7
    - 1

    If you would judge, understand. Judgment and Judges

    ) open
  15. 15
    + 5
    - 0

    Those whom true love has held, it will go on holding. Love

    ) open
  16. 16
    + 4
    - 0

    There is a noble manner of being poor, and who does not know it will never be rich. Poverty and The Poor

    ) open
  17. 17
    + 4
    - 0

    The foremost art of kings is the ability to endure hatred. King

    ) open
  18. 18
    + 4
    - 0

    He is a king who fears nothing, he is a king who desires nothing! King

    ) open
  19. 19
    + 4
    - 0

    Precepts or maxims are of great weight; and a few useful ones on hand do more to produce a happy life than the volumes we can't find.

    ) open
  20. 20
    + 4
    - 0

    Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it. Hatred

    ) open
  21. 21
    + 4
    - 0

    A man who suffers before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary. Suffering

    ) open
  22. 22
    + 3
    - 0

    Modesty forbids what the law does not. Modesty

    ) open
  23. 23
    + 3
    - 0

    If you wish to be loved; Love! Love

    ) open
  24. 24
    + 3
    - 0

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

    ) open
  25. 25
    + 3
    - 0

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

    ) open
  26. 26
    + 3
    - 0

    Where the fear is, happiness is not. Fear

    ) open
  27. 27
    + 3
    - 0

    There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage. Courage

    ) open
  28. 28
    + 3
    - 1

    We often want one thing and pray for another, not telling the truth even to the gods. Prayer

    ) open
  29. 29
    + 3
    - 1

    Life is warfare. Life and Living

    ) open
  30. 30
    + 2
    - 0

    That is never too often repeated, which is never sufficiently learned. Learning

    ) open
  31. 31
    + 2
    - 0

    The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable. Anxiety

    ) open
  32. 32
    + 2
    - 0

    Success consecrates the most offensive crimes. Success

    ) open
  33. 33
    + 2
    - 0

    There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality. Anxiety

    ) open
  34. 34
    + 2
    - 0

    It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence. Youth

    ) open
  35. 35
    + 2
    - 0

    I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good. Quotation

    ) open
  36. 36
    + 2
    - 1

    If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind. Goal

    ) open
  37. 37
    + 2
    - 1

    What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more. Wealth

    ) open
  38. 38
    + 1
    - 0

    The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty. Time and Time Management

    ) open
  39. 39
    + 1
    - 0

    Night brings our troubles to the light, rather than banishes them. Night

    ) open
  40. 40
    + 1
    - 0

    Courage leads to heaven; fear leads to death. Courage

    ) open
  41. 41
    + 1
    - 0

    Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands. Courage

    ) open
  42. 42
    + 1
    - 0

    A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature. Individuality

    ) open
  43. 43
    + 1
    - 0

    Constant exposure to dangers will breed contempt for them. Danger

    ) open
  44. 44
    + 1
    - 0

    Many shed tears merely for show, and have dry eyes when no one's around to observe them. Tears

    ) open
  45. 45
    + 1
    - 0

    No one is better born than another, unless they are born with better abilities and a more amiable disposition. Ancestry

    ) open
  46. 46
    + 1
    - 0

    I will govern my life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and read the other, for what does it signify to make anything a secret to my neighbor, when to God, who is the searcher of our hearts, all our privacies are open? Life and Living

    ) open
  47. 47
    + 1
    - 0

    If sensuality were happiness, beasts were happier than men; but human felicity is lodged in the soul, not in the flesh. Sensuality

    ) open
  48. 48
    + 1
    - 0

    The acquisition of riches has been to many not an end to their miseries, but a change in them: The fault is not in the riches, but the disposition. Riches

    ) open
  49. 49
    + 1
    - 0

    Not he who has little, but he whose wishes more, is poor. Poverty and The Poor

    ) open
  50. 50
    + 1
    - 0

    So enjoy present pleasures as to not mar those to come. Pleasure

    ) open
186 +

Something missing? Add it!

L List Options B Comments & Embed z Share Next List >

viewers of this list also saw...

plus...

more popular lists