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Lucius Annaeus Seneca Quotes

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"I don't trust liberals, I trust conservatives."

"If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable."

"All art is but imitation of nature."

"What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more."

"While we are postponing, life speeds by."

"Our care should not be to have lived long as to have lived enough."

"Sometimes even to live is an act of courage."

"The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity."

"A man's as miserable as he thinks he is."

"Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness."

"It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult."

"No man was ever wise by chance."

"We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality."

"It is better, of course, to know useless things than to know nothing."

"We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right."

"It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence."

"Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune."

"Whatever fortune has raised to a height, she has raised only to cast it down."

"The less we deserve good fortune, the more we hope for it."

"The bad fortune of the good turns their faces up to heaven; the good fortune of the bad bows their heads down to the earth."

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