The Best Seneca The Younger Quotes Quotations

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. Suffering

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    If you wish to be loved; Love! Love

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

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

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    It is quality rather than quantity that matters. Excellence

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

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

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    When ever the speech is corrupted so is the mind. Speakers and Speaking

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

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

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

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    Where the fear is, happiness is not. Fear

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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. Memory

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

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    The greatest remedy for anger is delay. Anger

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    He who is brave is free. Freedom

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    Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness. Alcohol and Alcoholism

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    If you would judge, understand. Judgment and Judges

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

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

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    Modesty forbids what the law does not. Modesty

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    When I think over what I have said, I envy dumb people. Speakers and Speaking

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

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    See how many are better off than you are, but consider how many are worse. Gratitude

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    We never reflect how pleasant it is to ask for nothing. Ask

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

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

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

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

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

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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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    added by michaelj72
    Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.

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

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    Courage leads to heaven; fear leads to death. Courage

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    A great fortune is a great slavery. Money

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    If you judge, investigate. Judgment and Judges

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    Life is warfare. Life and Living

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    Success consecrates the most offensive crimes. Success

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

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