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It is quality rather than quantity that matters. Seneca the Younger

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We never reflect how pleasant it is to ask for nothing. Seneca the Younger

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

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If you wish to be loved; Love! Seneca the Younger

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

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Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember. Seneca the Younger

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All cruelty springs from weakness. Seneca the Younger

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

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

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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. Seneca the Younger

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

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

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

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

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When ever the speech is corrupted so is the mind. Seneca the Younger

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

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One crime has to be concealed by another. Seneca the Younger

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

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Wherever there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindness Seneca the Younger

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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. Seneca the Younger

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Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing. Seneca the Younger

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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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michaelj72 added While we teach, we learn.

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See how many are better off than you are, but consider how many are worse. Seneca the Younger

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Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That is why it satisfies nobody. Seneca the Younger

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

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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. Seneca the Younger

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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. Seneca the Younger

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

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The greatest remedy for anger is delay. Seneca the Younger

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

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

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Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness. Seneca the Younger

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

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

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He who is brave is free. Seneca the Younger

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bloodybill added There Is No Great Genius Without a Tincture of Madness

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If you would judge, understand. Seneca the Younger

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michaelj72 added Whatever one of us blames in another, each one will find in his own heart.

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michaelj72 added Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

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Happy the man who can endure the highest and the lowest fortune. He, who has endured such vicissitudes with equanimity, has deprived misfortune of its power. Seneca the Younger

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Where the fear is, happiness is not. Seneca the Younger

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

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He is a king who fears nothing, he is a king who desires nothing! Seneca the Younger

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The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable. Seneca the Younger

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

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

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

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