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All Quotes by author - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
" A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials. "
" A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer. "
" A great fortune is a great slavery. "
" A great mind becomes a great fortune. "
" A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature. "
" A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts. "
" A large part of mankind is angry not with the sins, but with the sinners. "
" All art is but imitation of nature. "
" All cruelty springs from weakness. "
" A man's as miserable as he thinks he is. "
" A man who suffers before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary. "
" Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it. "
" Anger is like those ruins which smash themselves on what they fall. "
" A person's fears are lighter when the danger is at hand. "
" A physician is not angry at the intemperance of a mad patient, nor does he take it ill to be railed at by a man in fever. Just so should a wise man treat all mankind, as a physician does his patient, and look upon them only as sick and extravagant. "
" A punishment to some, to some a gift, and to many a favor. "
" A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless there be two. "
" As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters. "
" As long as you live, keep learning how to live. "
" A sword never kills anybody; it is a tool in the killer's hand. "
" A well governed appetite is the greater part of liberty. "
" Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune. "
" Believe me, that was a happy age, before the days of architects, before the days of builders. "
" Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk. "
" Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war. "
" Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune; all these are names of the one and selfsame God. "
" Consider, when you are enraged at any one, what you would probably think if he should die during the dispute. "
" Constant exposure to dangers will breed contempt for them. "
" Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment. "
" Death is the wish of some, the relief of many, and the end of all. "
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