Seneca

4 BC - 65 AD

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on force

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We are more wicked together than separately. If you are forced to be in a crowd, then most of all you should withdraw into yourself.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on nature

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Our (the Stoic) motto, as you know, is live according to nature.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on day, life, and separation

Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on life

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

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on facts and people

People do not care how nobly they live, only how long, despite the fact that it is within everyone's reach to live nobly, but within no one's reach to live long.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on company, death, departure, evil, extremism, and life

It is extreme evil to depart from the company of the living before you die.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on love

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If thou wishest to be loved, love.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on luck, opportunity, and preparation

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on genius and madness

There is no great genius without a tincture of madness. Nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementiæ

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: De Tranquillitate Animi, 15.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on crime, murder, and war

We are mad, not only individually, but nationally. We check manslaughter and isolated murders; but what of war and the much vaunted crime of slaughtering whole peoples?

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