Seneca

4 BC - 65 AD

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on truth

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Truth never perishes.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on desires, poverty, and wealth

The greatest wealth is a poverty of desires.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on ability, company, and mind

The primary sign of a well-ordered mind is a man's ability to remain in one place and linger in his own company.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on day, temptation, vices, and virtue

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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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on men

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Other men's sins are before our eyes; our own are behind our backs.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on power

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Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.

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Source: Epistles, 2, 2.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The person you are matters more than the place to which you go.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: On Travel as a Cure for Discontent

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on laws and shame

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Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on men

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It is the superfluous things for which men sweat.

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Source: Epistulae ad Lucilium, epistle 4

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on authors and good

I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good.

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