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Who teaches men to be grateful pleads the cause not only of men, but of the gods for they, being placed above all desires, cannot be of want of anything, yet we can nevertheless offer them our gratitude. Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 B.C.E.)

Date added: 09/02/2013

How can a soul which misunderstands itself have a sure idea of other creatures? Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 B.C.E.)

Date added: 03/14/2012

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult. Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 B.C.E.)

Date added: 09/25/2011

Why does no man confess his vices? Because he is yet in them. It is for a waking man to tell his dream. Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 B.C.E.)

Date added: 09/25/2011
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