Lucius Annaeus Seneca Quotes (752 quotes)
In Latin: "Satius est supervacua scire quam nihil." - Letter LXXXVIII: On liberal and vocational studies, line 45. - Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium (Moral Letters to Lucilius)
“It is the superfluous things for which men sweat, - superfluous things that wear our togas theadbare, that force us to grow old in camp, that dash us upon foreign shores.”
―Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Seneca: Epistulae morales, Books I-LXV (1989 edition)
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Bio: Lucius Annaeus Seneca (often known simply as Seneca or Seneca the Younger) was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and in one work humorist, of the Silver Age of Latin literature. He was tutor and later advisor to emperor Nero. While he was later forced to commit suicide for alleged complicity in the Pisonian conspiracy to assassinate Nero, the last of the Julio-Claudian emperors, he may have been innocent.