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Biography : Roman Stoic philosopher and statesman (Approximate years of birth and death).
Born: -4 - Died: 65
Period:
1st century
1st century BC
Place of birth: Spain
Spain
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A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
Seneca - De Vita Beata - 






A great part of progress consists in the desire to make progress.
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium - 






The language of truth is simple.
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The language of truth is simple.




If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium - 



If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.

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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.




It takes the whole of life to learn how to live.
Seneca - De Brevitate vitæ - 






Let the other side be heard as well.
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All that is mine I carry with me.
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium - 






Time reveals the truth.
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No one can wear a mask for very long.
Seneca - On Mercy - 






Let us see to it that all time belongs to us. This, however, cannot be unless first of all our own selves begin to belong to us.
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Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.
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If virtue precede us every step will be safe.
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There is nothing more important than that we should not, like sheep, follow the flock that has preceded us.
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Man is a sacred thing for Man.
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Philosophy is good advice; and no one can give advice at the top of his lungs.
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It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that things are difficult.
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The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
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It takes the whole of life to learn how to live, and — what will perhaps make you wonder more — it takes the whole of life to learn how to die.
Seneca - De Brevitate vitæ - 






It takes the whole of life to learn how to die.
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And knows that to win without danger is to win without glory.
Seneca - De Providentia - 






Take courage from this despair.
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Light griefs are loquacious, but the great are dumb.
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I do not withdraw the wise man from the category of man, nor do I deny to him the sense of pain as though he were a rock that has no feelings at all.
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium - 






Reason wishes to give a just decision; anger wishes its decision to be thought just.
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Yet it is better to accept public morals and human vices calmly without bursting into either laughter or tears.
Seneca - On Tranquility of the Mind - 






Let us be brave in the face of adversity.
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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.
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Friendship always benefits love sometimes injures.
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Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium






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