Seneca

Whether they were heroes, poets, scholars, or leaders, the brightest minds in human history have thought and written about values and their meanings. Here are some inspirational quotes by Seneca.

friendship

“Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment.”

Seneca (4-65); Roman Statesman, Philosopher

honesty

“An honest heart possesses a kingdom.”

Seneca (4-65); Roman Statesman, Philosopher

hope

“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.”

Seneca (4-65); Roman Statesman, Philosopher

motivation

“If a man does not know what port he is steering for, no wind is favorable to him.”

Seneca (4-65); Roman Statesman, Philosopher

preparation

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”

Seneca (4-65); Roman Statesman, Philosopher