Seneca Quotes

This body is not a home but an inn, and that only briefly.

Seneca

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

Seneca

There is no delight in owning anything unshared.

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There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality.

Seneca

žA sword is never a killer, it is a tool in the killer's hands

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Authority founded on injustice is never of long duration.

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It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that things are difficult.

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It goes far toward making a man faithful to let him understand that you think him so; and he that does but suspect I will deceive him gives me a sort of right to do it.

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Modesty once extinguished knows not how to return.

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It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.

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Constant exposure to dangers will breed contempt for them.

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Gold is tried by fire, brave men by adversity.

Seneca

He who boasts of his descent, praises the deed of another.

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No one is better born than another, unless they are born with better abilities and a more amiable disposition.

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A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.

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A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts.

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