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120 Famous Quotes by Seneca
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Seneca     Lucius Annaeus Seneca     Lucius Seneca
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Remove severe restraint and what will become of virtue?

Restraint Quotes, by Seneca

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The first step in a person's salvation is knowledge of their sin.

Salvation Quotes, by Seneca

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If sensuality were happiness, beasts were happier than men; but human felicity is lodged in the soul, not in the flesh.

Sensuality Quotes, by Seneca

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Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.

Shame Quotes, by Seneca

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What was hard to suffer is sweet to remember.

Suffering Quotes, by Seneca

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Everywhere is nowhere. When a person spends all his time in foreign travel, he ends by having many acquaintances, but no friends.

Travel Quotes, by Seneca

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

Body Quotes, by Seneca

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The cure for anger is delay.

Inspirational Quotes, by Seneca

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It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.

Inspirational Quotes, by Seneca

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A man who suffers before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary.

Inspirational Quotes, by Seneca

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Life is a play. It's not its length, but its performance that counts.

Inspirational Quotes, by Seneca

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Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands.

Inspirational Quotes, by Seneca

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

Inspirational Quotes, by Seneca

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If wisdom were offered me with the provision that I should keep it shut up and refrain from declaring it, I should refuse. There's no delight in owning anything unshared.

Inspirational 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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No man can live happily who regards himself alone, who turns everything to his own advantage. Thou must live for another, if thou wishest to live for thyself.

Inspirational Quotes, by Seneca

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

Inspirational Quotes, by Seneca

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Quemadmodum gladius neminem occidit, occidentis telum est." Latin: "A sword never kills anybody; it is a tool in the killer's hand. - Letters to Lucilius.

Politics / government Quotes, by Seneca

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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.

Advice / experience / wisdom 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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Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.

Cliches and one-liners Quotes, by Seneca

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There are none more abusive to others than they that lie most open to it themselves; but the humor goes round, and he that laughs at me today will have somebody to laugh at him tomorrow.

Abuse Quotes, by Seneca

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The good things of prosperity are to be wished; but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired.

Adversity Quotes, by Seneca

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Calamity is virtue's opportunity.

Calamity 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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