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Seneca (5 BC - 65 AD)
Roman dramatist, philosopher, & politician [more author details]
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All art is an imitation of nature.
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An unpopular rule is never long maintained.
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As was his language so was his life.
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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.
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Be silent as to services you have rendered, but speak of favours you have received.
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Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment.
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Dangerous is wrath concealed. Hatred proclaimed doth lose its chance of wreaking vengeance.
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Delay not; swift the flight of fortune's greatest favours.
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Desultory reading is delightful, but to be beneficial, our reading must be carefully directed.
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Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
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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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