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Seneca (5 BC - 65 AD)
Roman dramatist, philosopher, & politician [more author details]
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Speech is the mirror of the mind.
(Imago Animi Sermo Est)
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The arts are the servant; wisdom its master.
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The first step towards amendment is the recognition of error.
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The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
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The mind is slow to unlearn what it learnt early.
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The most onerous slavery is to be a slave to oneself.
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The path of precept is long, that of example short and effectual.
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There is nothing so bitter that a patient mind cannot find some solace in it.
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To be always fortunate, and to pass through life with a soul that has never known sorrow, is to be ignorant of one half of nature.
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To be feared is to fear: no one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind.
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Toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other.
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Unjust dominion cannot be eternal.
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We most often go astray on a well trodden and much frequented road.
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We should conduct ourselves not as if we ought to live for the body, but as if we could not live without it.
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We should every night call ourselves to an account: What infirmity have I mastered today? What passions opposed? What temptation resisted? What virtue acquired?
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We should every night call ourselves to an account; What infirmity have I mastered today? What passions opposed? What temptation resisted? What virtue acquired? Our vices will abort of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift.
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Wealth is the slave of a wise man. The master of a fool.
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What does reason demand of a man? A very easy thing--to live in accord with his nature.
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Where reason fails, time oft has worked a cure.
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Where the speech is corrupted, the mind is also.
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