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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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    All cruelty springs from weakness.

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    3

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

    Seneca the Younger
  • 3
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    7

    If you wish to be loved; Love!

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  • 4
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    Wherever there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindness

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  • 5
    36
    2

    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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    34
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    There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.

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

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  • 8
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    If you would judge, understand.

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  • 9
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    He who is brave is free.

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  • 10
    30
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    I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good.

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  • 11
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    When ever the speech is corrupted so is the mind.

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  • 12
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    Not he who has little, but he whose wishes more, is poor.

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

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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.

    Seneca the Younger
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    25
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    When I think over what I have said, I envy dumb people.

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    25
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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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    It is quality rather than quantity that matters.

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

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    24
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    A man who suffers before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary.

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

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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!

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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.

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    Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.

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    It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.

    Seneca the Younger
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