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120 Famous Quotes by Seneca
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Seneca     Lucius Annaeus Seneca     Lucius Seneca
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Four things does a reckless man gain who covets his neighbor's wife - demerit, an uncomfortable bed, thirdly, punishment, and lastly, hell.

Adultery Quotes, by Seneca

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I am like a book, with pages that have stuck together for want of use: my mind needs unpacking and the truths stored within must be turned over from time to time, to be ready when occasion demands

Books Quotes, by Seneca

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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.

Culture Quotes, by Seneca

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Death's the discharge of our debt of sorrow

Debt Quotes, by Seneca

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True happiness is to understand our duties toward God and man; to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence on the future; not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears, but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is abundantly sufficient

Duty Quotes, by Seneca

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

Excellence Quotes, by Seneca

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He who is brave is free.

Freedom Quotes, by Seneca

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To wish to be well is a part of becoming well.

Health Quotes, by Seneca

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Ignorant people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men see it beyond both existence and non-existence to something that transcends them both; this is an observation of the Middle Way.

Ignorance Quotes, by Seneca

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

Adversity Quotes, by Seneca

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No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline.

Discipline Quotes, by Seneca

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To wish to be well is a part of becoming well.

Health Quotes, by Seneca

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The fates lead him who will-him who won't they drag.

Inspirational Quotes, by Seneca

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Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.

All about love Quotes, by Seneca

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

Decisions Quotes, by Seneca

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Whom they have injured, they also hate.

Hate Quotes, by Seneca

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

Kindness Quotes, by Seneca

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Time goes by so fast, people go in and out of your life. You must never miss the opportunity to tell these people how much they mean to you.

Opportunity Quotes, by Seneca

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

Actors and acting Quotes, by Seneca

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Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember

Adversity Quotes, by Seneca

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He who boasts of his ancestry praises the merits of another

Ancestry Quotes, by Seneca

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Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.

Beginning Quotes, by Seneca

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You are your choices.

Choices Quotes, by Seneca

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He who profits by a crime commits it

Crime Quotes, by Seneca

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There is no great genius without some touch of madness.

Genius Quotes, by Seneca

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