Seneca Quotes

3+ Best Seneca Authors Quotes

The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
Topic : Anger, Forgiveness

This quote is about the importance of taking a step back before reacting. When you react out of anger, you're usually not thinking things through and your reaction might not be rational. So if you can, try and delay your reaction so you can assess the situation more objectively.

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Luck is created by hard work and preparation. If you're ready for opportunities when they come your way, then you'll be luckier than others. The difference between lucky and unlucky people, we've seen before, is all in our perspective. Lucky people generate their own good fortune via four basic principles.

All cruelty springs from weakness.
Topic : Weakness, Spring

The strong have no need to be cruel. They can be magnanimous without losing anything; they can be open to the world, and only gain by it. The weak cannot take this path because in their weakness they fear the results of opening up to others; Because weakness isn’t of the body - it’s of the mind and is often driven by self-loathing, and the only outlet, to make themselves feel superior to others, is to be cruel to them - they have no other choice than to domineer over others weaker than themselves. If they don’t, they will end up destroying themselves.