Seneca The Younger Quotes

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The soul has this proof of divinity: that divine things delight it. -Seneca the Younger
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Not a soul takes thought how well he may live- only how long: yet a good life might be everybody's, a long one can be nobody's. -Seneca the Younger
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Light cares speak, great ones are speechless. -Curae leves loquuntur ingentes stupent -Seneca the Younger
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The many speak highly of you, but have you really any grounds for satisfaction with yourself if you are the kind of person the many understand? -Seneca the Younger
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Light griefs do speak, while sorrow's tongue is bound. -Seneca the Younger
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Be not too hasty either with praise or blame; speak always as though you were giving evidence before the judgement-seat of the Gods. -Seneca the Younger
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The great thing is to know when to speak and when to keep quiet. -Seneca the Younger
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Let him who has granted a favour speak not of it; let him who has received one, proclaim it. -Seneca the Younger
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Be silent as to services you have rendered, but speak of favours you have received. -Seneca the Younger
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Choose as a guide one whom you will admire more when you see him act than when you hear him speak. -Seneca the Younger
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In a moment the ashes are made, but a forest is a long time growing. -Seneca the Younger
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Life is a play.It's not its length,but its performance that counts. -Seneca the Younger
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Life is most delightful on the downward slope. -Seneca the Younger
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Life is long if it is full. -Seneca the Younger
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Life is long if you know how to use it. -Seneca the Younger
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No emotion falls into dislike so readily as sorrow. -Seneca the Younger
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The comfort of having a friend may be taken away, but not that of having had one. -Seneca the Younger
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The mind should be allowed some relaxation, that it may return to its work all the better for the rest. -Seneca the Younger
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However wretched a fellow-mortal may be, he is still a member of our common species. -Seneca the Younger
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When an author is too meticulous about his style, you may presume that his mind is frivolous and his content flimsy. -Seneca the Younger
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It is proof of a bad cause when it is applauded by the mob. -Seneca the Younger
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He grieves more than is necessary who grieves before any cause for sorrow has arisen. -Seneca the Younger
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You must linger among a limited number of master-thinkers, and digest their works, if you would derive ideas which shall win firm hold in your mind. -Seneca the Younger
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Courage leads to heaven; fear leads to death. -Seneca the Younger
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The origin of all mankind was the same; it is only a clear and good conscience that makes a man noble, for that is derived from heaven itself. -Seneca the Younger
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Home joys are blessed of heaven. -Seneca the Younger
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The ascent from earth to heaven is not easy. -Seneca the Younger
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Consider an enemy may become a friend. -Seneca the Younger
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It is a world of mischief that may be done by a single example of avarice or luxury. One voluptuous palate makes many more. -Seneca the Younger
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