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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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    All cruelty springs from weakness. Weakness

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

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    The greatest remedy for anger is delay. Anger

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

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

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    He who is brave is free. Freedom

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    It is quality rather than quantity that matters. Excellence

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    Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness. Alcohol and Alcoholism

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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. Anger

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    Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember. Memory

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    Wherever there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindness Kindness

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    If you would judge, understand. Judgment and Judges

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

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

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

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

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

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    If you wish to be loved; Love! Love

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

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

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

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    Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing. Life and Living

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

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    Modesty forbids what the law does not. Modesty

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    Where the fear is, happiness is not. Fear

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    Life is warfare. Life and Living

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

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

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    It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence. Youth

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    The acquisition of riches has been to many not an end to their miseries, but a change in them: The fault is not in the riches, but the disposition. Riches

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

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    The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable. Anxiety

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

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

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    Success consecrates the most offensive crimes. Success

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    What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more. Wealth

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

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

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    The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty. Time and Time Management

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    Courage leads to heaven; fear leads to death. Courage

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

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    A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature. Individuality

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

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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? Life and Living

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

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    Whatever has overstepped its due bounds is always in a state of instability. Security

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    Not he who has little, but he whose wishes more, is poor. Poverty and The Poor

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    The deferring of anger is the best antidote to anger. Anger

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