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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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    Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.

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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.

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    All cruelty springs from weakness.

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    He who is brave is free.

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    The greatest remedy for anger is delay.

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

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

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    It is quality rather than quantity that matters.

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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.

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

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

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

    Conflict More
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    Wherever there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindness

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    If you would judge, understand.

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

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    The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable.

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    If you wish to be loved; Love!

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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.

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

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

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    Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember.

    Memory More
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    Many shed tears merely for show, and have dry eyes when no one's around to observe them.

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    The deferring of anger is the best antidote to anger.

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    He is a king who fears nothing, he is a king who desires nothing!

    King More
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    Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.

    Life and Living More
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    Life is warfare.

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    It is another's fault if he be ungrateful, but it is mine if I do not give. To find one thankful man, I will oblige a great many that are not so.

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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?

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    That is never too often repeated, which is never sufficiently learned.

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    There Is No Great Genius Without a Tincture of Madness

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

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    So enjoy present pleasures as to not mar those to come.

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

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    Sovereignty over any foreign land is insecure.

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    Modesty forbids what the law does not.

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

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

    Night More
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    He is the most powerful who has himself, in his power.

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    Fate leads the willing, and drags along the reluctant.

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    Where the fear is, happiness is not.

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

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

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    It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the security of a god.

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    If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind.

    Goal More
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    Philosophy does not regard pedigree, she received Plato not as a noble, but she made him one.

    Philosophers and Philosophy More
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    Pain, scorned by yonder gout-ridden wretch, endured by yonder dyspeptic in the midst of his dainties, borne bravely by the girl in travail. Slight thou art, if I can bear thee, short thou art if I cannot bear thee!

    Pain More
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    The courts of kings are full of people, but empty of friends.

    Politicians and Politics More
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    He who repents of having sinned is almost innocent.

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    Remove severe restraint and what will become of virtue?

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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 More
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