Seneca

4 BC - 65 AD

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.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on action, colors, life, mind, wisdom, and words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.

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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.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on animals

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Man is a reasoning Animal.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on teachers

A young man respects and looks up to his teachers. -Praeceptores suos adulescens veneratur et suspicit

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