Lucius Annaeus Seneca Quotes (752 quotes)
De Vita Beata (On the Happy Life): cap. 3, line 4
Seneca: Epistulae morales (1996 edition), Loeb Classical Library
“Believe me, that was a happy age, before the days of architects, before the days of builders.”
―Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Seneca (1970 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.