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Seneca (5 BC - 65 AD)
Roman dramatist, philosopher, & politician [more author details]
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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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Laws do not persuade just because they threaten.
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Let tears flow of their own accord: their flowing is not inconsistent with inward peace and harmony.
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Life without the courage for death is slavery.
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Many things have fallen only to rise higher.
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Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.
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No one can wear a mask for very long.
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Not to feel one's misfortunes is not human, not to bear them is not manly.
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Nothing deters a good man from doing what is honourable.
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One hand washes the other.
(Manus Manum Lavet)
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One should count each day a separate life.
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