Seneca Quotes

What madness it is for a man to starve himself to enrich his heir, and so turn a friend into an enemy! For his joy at your death will be proportioned to what you leave him.

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Those whom fortune has never favored are more joyful than those whom she has deserted.

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Wherever there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindness.

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Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment

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If one does not know to which port is sailing, no wind is favorable.

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He who is brave is free

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He who is brave is free.

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He is most powerful who has power over himself

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He who has great power should use it lightly.

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Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.

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Life's like a play; it's not the length but the excellence of the acting that matters

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Sadness usually results from one of the following causes either when a man does not succeed, or is ashamed of his success

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That grief is light which can take counsel.

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Great grief does not of itself put an end to itself.

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Light griefs are plaintive , but great ones are dumb

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Great men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war

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