15 April 2009

Seneca Quotes

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.

A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.

Anger is like those ruins which smash themselves on what they fall.

Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk.

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
Lucius Seneca

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