Seneca

4 BC - 65 AD

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on books and good

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It does not matter how many books you have, but how good the books are which you have.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: H. Eves Return to Mathematical Circles, Boston: Prindle, Weber and Schmidt, 1988.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

It is well to be born either a king or a fool.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on love

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Love of bustle is not industry.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on bitterness and mind

Nothing is so bitter that a calm mind cannot find comfort in it.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on anger, delay, and remedies

The greatest remedy for anger is delay.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The appearances of things are deceptive. -Fallaces sunt rerum species

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on deception, faith, and understanding

It goes far toward making a man faithful to let him understand that you think him so; and he that does but suspect I will deceive him, gives me a sort of right to do so.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on caring

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Light cares speak, great ones are speechless. -Curae leves loquuntur ingentes stupent

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Phaedra

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The stomach begs and clamors, and listens to no precepts. And yet it is not an obdurate creditor; for it is dismissed with small payment if you give it only what you owe, and not as much as you can.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on abstinence, adversity, courage, duty, patience, principles, and prosperity

The whole duty of man is embraced in the two principles of abstinence and patience: temperance in prosperity, and patient courage in adversity.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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