Aphorisms by author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It is in no man`s power to have whatever he wants; but he has it in his power not to wish for what he hasn`t got, and cheerfully make the most of things that do not come his way.
By theme : Behavior Philosophy
If we let things terrify us, life will not be worth living.
By theme : Life
We pardon familiar vices.
By theme : Behavior Feelings Vice
Take from men ambition and vanity and you will have neither heroes nor patriots.
By theme : Men Society Wisdom
No crime has been without a precedent.
By theme : Society
A woman can only keep the secret, which she does not know.
By theme : Behavior Women
Life without the courage for death is slavery.
By theme : Behavior Life Wisdom
If you wish to be loved - love.
By theme : Love
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
By theme : Character
Speech is the mirror of the mind.
By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
If we desire to judge justly, we must persuade ourselves that none of us is without sin.
By theme : Behavior Morality Psychology Society Wisdom
Where the speech is corrupted, the mind is also.
By theme : Psychology Reason
The greater part of mankind is angry with the sinner and not with the sin.
By theme : Behavior Morality Society
The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
By theme : Behavior Psychology
All cruelty springs from weakness.
By theme : Philosophy Reason Wisdom
Fortune cannot take away what she did not give.
By theme : Happiness Philosophy
Why is there no man who confesses his vices? It is because he has not yet laid them aside. It is a waking man only who can tell his dreams.
By theme : Psychology Vice Wisdom
Men`s conversation is like their life.
By theme : Behavior Life Men Relations
Failure changes for the better, success for the worse.
By theme : Success Wisdom
To be feared is to fear: no one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind.
By theme : Behavior Politics