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Seneca (5 BC - 65 AD)
Roman dramatist, philosopher, & politician [more author details]
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Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labour the body.
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
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Fate rules the affairs of mankind with no recognizable order.
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He who spares the wicked injures the good.
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He will live ill who does not know how to die well.
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I do not distinguish by the eye, but by the mind, which is the proper judge.
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I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good.
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If a man does not know to what port he is steering, no wind is favourable to him.
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If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
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If virtue precede us every step will be safe.
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It better befits a man to laugh than to lament over it.
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It is a denial of justice not to stretch out a helping hand to the fallen; that is the common right of humanity.
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It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
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It is a youthful failing to be unable to control one's impulses.
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It is easier to exclude harmful passions than to rule them, and to deny them admittance than to control them after they have been admitted.
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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.
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It is pleasant at times to play the madman.
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It is rash to condemn where you are ignorant.
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It is the sign of a weak mind to be unable to bear wealth.
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It should be our care not so much to live a long life as a satisfactory one.
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