"The display of grief makes more demands than grief itself. How few men are sad in their own company."
"When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."Lucius Annaeus Seneca on Khalil Gibran
"Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad."Lucius Annaeus Seneca on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers."Lucius Annaeus Seneca on Helen Keller
"If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough."Lucius Annaeus Seneca on Audrey Hepburn
"Sadness is but a wall between two gardens."Lucius Annaeus Seneca on Khalil Gibran
"Believe me, that was a happy age, before the days of architects, before the days of builders."
"Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it."
"The deferring of anger is the best antidote to anger."
"Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured."
"The greatest remedy for anger is delay."