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The Best Seneca The Younger Quotes

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

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    All cruelty springs from weakness. Weakness

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    There Is No Great Genius Without a Tincture of Madness

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

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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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    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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    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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    If you wish to be loved; Love! 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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    The foremost art of kings is the ability to endure hatred. King

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

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

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    The greatest remedy for anger is delay. Anger

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    If you would judge, understand. Judgment and Judges

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

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

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

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

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    Modesty forbids what the law does not. Modesty

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

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

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    Where the fear is, happiness is not. Fear

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    Success consecrates the most offensive crimes. Success

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

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    Life is warfare. Life and Living

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

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

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

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

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    We all sorely complain of the shortness of time, and yet have much more than we know what to do with. Our lives are either spent in doing nothing at all, or in doing nothing to the purpose, or in doing nothing that we ought to do. We are always complaining that our days are few, and acting as though there would be no end of them. Procrastination

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

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

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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. Gratitude

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

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    Courage leads to heaven; fear leads to death. Courage

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

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

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