Seneca Quotes

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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We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.

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He is a fool who cannot be angry; but he is a wise man who will not.

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To greed, all nature is insufficient.

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

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The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty.

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Revenge is an inhuman word.

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As the soil, however rich it may be, cannot be productive without cultivation, so the mind without culture can never produce good fruit.

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Fate rules the affairs of mankind with no recognizable order.

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