Seneca the Younger

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 Seneca the Younger

Seneca the Younger

A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Courage leads to heaven; fear leads to death.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A punishment to some, to some a gift, and to many a favor.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Death is the wish of some, the relief of many, and the end of all.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Economy is too late when you are at the bottom of your purse.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He has committed the crime who profits by it.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is the superfluous things for which men sweat.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Disease is not of the body but of the place.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In my own time there have been inventions of this sort, transparent windows tubes for diffusing warmth equally through all parts of a building short-hand, which has been carried to such a perfection that a writer can keep pace with the most rapid speaker. But the inventing of such things is drudgery for the lowest slaves; philosophy lies deeper. It is not her office to teach men how to use their hands. The object of her lessons is to form the soul.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is no delight in owning anything unshared.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If a man does not know what port he is steering for, no wind is favorable to him.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
For greed all nature is too little.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nothing becomes so offensive so quickly as grief. When fresh it finds someone to console it, but when it becomes chronic, it is ridiculed, and rightly.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
So live with men as if God saw you and speak to God, as if men heard you.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Life is warfare.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He who is brave is free.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Freedom is not being a slave to any circumstance, to any constraint, to any chance; it means compelling Fortune to enter the lists on equal terms.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The pleasures of the palate deal with us like the Egyptian thieves, who strangle those whom they embrace.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn, as in doing it.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Friendship always benefits; love sometimes injures.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.More Seneca the Younger [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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