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Seneca (5 BC - 65 AD)
Roman dramatist, philosopher, & politician [more author details]
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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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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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