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Biography - Seneca:

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
Source: Epistulae morales ad Lucilium

Quote

The language of truth is simple.
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium



Translation  

Translation

(French, Latin, German)


French
Le langage de la vérité est simple.”
Sénèque - Lettres à Lucilius

Latin
Veritatis simplex oratio est.”

German
Die Sprache der Wahrheit ist einfach.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium



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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Simplicity can only exist in what is true.”
Abbé Pierre



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Quotes about simplicity:


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Out of clutter find simplicity ; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”
Albert Einstein
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Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.”
Frédéric Chopin
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Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.”
Jean Cocteau
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Simplicity is the result of maturity.”
Friedrich Schiller
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As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.”
Henry David Thoreau
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Quotes for: truth:


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Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
Francis Bacon
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Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.”
André Gide
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Conformity of the intellect to the things.”
Thomas Aquinas
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful.”
Victor Hugo
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Quotes for: Language:


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Language serves not only to express thoughts, but to make possible thoughts which could not exist without it.”
Bertrand Russell - Human Knowledge: Its Scope and Limits
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The meaning of a word is its use in the language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Philosophical Investigations
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Language is the house of the truth of Being.”
Martin Heidegger
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The language of friendship is not words but meanings.”
Henry David Thoreau
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Language can also be compared with a sheet of paper: thought is the front and the sound the back; one cannot cut the front with out cutting the back at the same time; likewise in language, one can neither divide sound from thought nor thought from sound;”
Ferdinand de Saussure
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An entire mythology is stored within our language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Seneca also said...


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If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.”
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Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.”
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All that is mine I carry with me.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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Time reveals the truth.”
Seneca
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No one can wear a mask for very long.”
Seneca
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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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