"There is none made so great, but he may both need the help and service, and stand in fear of the power and unkindness, even of the meanest of mortals."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Lucius Annaeus Seneca on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Lucius Annaeus Seneca on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Lucius Annaeus Seneca on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Lucius Annaeus Seneca on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Lucius Annaeus Seneca on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"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."