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The Best Seneca The Younger Quotes

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A list of the best Seneca the Younger quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Seneca the Younger quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Seneca the Younger quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Seneca the Younger should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Seneca the Younger quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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

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    Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones. Seneca the Younger

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    All cruelty springs from weakness. Seneca the Younger

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    Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind. Seneca the Younger

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    It is quality rather than quantity that matters. Seneca the Younger

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    If you wish to be loved; Love! Seneca the Younger

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    There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage. Seneca the Younger

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    When ever the speech is corrupted so is the mind. Seneca the Younger

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

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    Night brings our troubles to the light, rather than banishes them. Seneca the Younger

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    We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality. Seneca the Younger

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    added by bloodybill
    There Is No Great Genius Without a Tincture of Madness

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    Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember. Seneca the Younger

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    A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless there be two. Seneca the Younger

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    Precepts or maxims are of great weight; and a few useful ones on hand do more to produce a happy life than the volumes we can't find. Seneca the Younger

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    Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing. Seneca the Younger

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    It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor. Seneca the Younger

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    Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. Seneca the Younger

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    Those whom true love has held, it will go on holding. Seneca the Younger

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    Wherever there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindness Seneca the Younger

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    Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness. Seneca the Younger

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    He who is brave is free. Seneca the Younger

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    The greatest remedy for anger is delay. Seneca the Younger

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    I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good. Seneca the Younger

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    We never reflect how pleasant it is to ask for nothing. Seneca the Younger

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    See how many are better off than you are, but consider how many are worse. Seneca the Younger

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    Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it. Seneca the Younger

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    If you would judge, understand. Seneca the Younger

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    A person's fears are lighter when the danger is at hand. Seneca the Younger

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    We often want one thing and pray for another, not telling the truth even to the gods. Seneca the Younger

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    The foremost art of kings is the ability to endure hatred. Seneca the Younger

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    Where the fear is, happiness is not. Seneca the Younger

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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 the Younger

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    Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.

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    Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body. Seneca the Younger

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    Modesty forbids what the law does not. Seneca the Younger

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    When I think over what I have said, I envy dumb people. Seneca the Younger

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    A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature. Seneca the Younger

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    Not he who has little, but he whose wishes more, is poor. Seneca the Younger

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    The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable. Seneca the Younger

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    He is a king who fears nothing, he is a king who desires nothing! Seneca the Younger

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    There is a noble manner of being poor, and who does not know it will never be rich. Seneca the Younger

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    I will govern my life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and read the other, for what does it signify to make anything a secret to my neighbor, when to God, who is the searcher of our hearts, all our privacies are open? Seneca the Younger

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    That is never too often repeated, which is never sufficiently learned. Seneca the Younger

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    Success consecrates the most offensive crimes. Seneca the Younger

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

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    Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men. Seneca the Younger

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    So enjoy present pleasures as to not mar those to come. Seneca the Younger

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    Courage leads to heaven; fear leads to death. Seneca the Younger

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    There's one blessing only, the source and cornerstone of beatitude -- confidence in self. Seneca the Younger

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