Sunday, September 4, 2011


"It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, but because we do not dare, things are difficult"

WHO: Lucius Annaeus Seneca was a Roman philosopher, politician, orator and writer born in 4 BC. He is best known for his works of moral character. He died at the age of 61.

WHERE: This quote comes from "Letter to Lucilius"- letter 104 (On care of health and peace of mind).

WHEN:  He wrote this in 62 AD, after he retired from the public life to devote himself to writing and philosophy.

Related Author: Aristotle

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