Seneca

4 BC - 65 AD

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on good and mind

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A good mind possesses a kingdom.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on adversity, bravery, circumstances, and mind

The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man. . . . It is more powerful than external circumstances.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on chance and life

Chance makes a plaything of a man's life.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on change, climate, needs, and soul

You need a change of soul rather than a change of climate.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: On Travel as a Cure for Discontent

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on character and praise

You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on death, departure, justice, and life

Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a voyage, or my house when I propose to take a residence, so I shall choose my death when I am about to depart from life.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Epistulae ad Lucilium, epistle 70

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on confession, dreams, and sleep

Why does no one confess his sins? Because he is yet in them. It is for a man who has awoke from sleep to tell his dreams.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on conscience, fear, good, guilt, honesty, solitude, and world

A good conscience fears no witness, but a guilty conscience is solicitous even in solitude. If we do nothing but what is honest, let all the world know it. But if otherwise, what does it signify to have nobody else know it, so long as I know it myself? Miserable is he who slights that witness.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on charm, conversation, justice, kindness, love, and secrets

Conversation has a kind of charm about it, an insinuating and insidious something that elicits secrets from us just like love or liquor.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on ancestry, fatherhood, and traditions

About his father: Devoted to the tradition of his ancestors -Maiorum consuetudini deditus

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