Famous quotes by Seneca

The wish for healing has always been half of health.

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

The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.

It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.

If you wished to be loved, love.

All cruelty springs from weakness.

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

No man was ever wise by chance.

Every guilty person is his own hangman.

A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts.

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.

All art is but imitation of nature.

A great fortune is a great slavery.

The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.