Wise quotes by the insightful Roman stoic philosopher Seneca, accompanied with three thought-provoking paintings.

“Men learn while they teach”

“You act like mortals in all that you fear, and like immortals in all that you desire.”

“Fire tries gold, misfortune tries brave men.”

“The wise man will live as long as he ought, not as long as he can.”

“That man lives badly who does not know how to die well.”

“Time discloses the truth.”


♡★♡ Source of the Quotes ♡★♡
► Letters from a Stoic http://amzn.to/2kNaENq
► On the Shortness of Life http://amzn.to/2jq3G0F

Paintings in the Video
“The Old Musician” by Édouard Manet (1862)
“The Stormy Crossing” by Alfred Edward Emslie (1918)
“At the Dying-Bed” by Adolph Tidemand

► All the Quotes by Seneca on iPerceptive

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