Quotations The Best Seneca The Younger Quotes  

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

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It is quality rather than quantity that matters. 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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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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If you wish to be loved; Love! Seneca the Younger

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All cruelty springs from weakness. 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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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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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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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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michaelj72 added While we teach, we learn.

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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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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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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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Wherever there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindness 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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When ever the speech is corrupted so is the mind. 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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One crime has to be concealed by another. Seneca the Younger

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

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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