Lucius Annaeus Seneca Quotes

We suffer more from our opinions that we do from the events themselves.

It is safer to offend certain men than it is to oblige them; for as proof that they owe nothing they seek recourse in hatred.

The man who does something under orders is not unhappy; he is unhappy who does something against his will.

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

For greed all nature is too little.

It is often better not to see an insult than to avenge it.

Drunkenness is simply voluntary insanity.

Most people fancy themselves innocent of those crimes of which they cannot be convicted.

Injustice never rules forever.

What madness it is for a man to starve himself to enrich his heir, and so turn a friend into an enemy! For his joy at your death will be proportioned to what you leave him.