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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

Quote

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




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Une grande part du progrès réside dans la volonté de progresser.”
Sénèque - Lettres à Lucilius

German
Ein großer Teil des inneren Fortschritts liegt schon im Willen zum Fortschritt.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium




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Pessimism comes from the temperament, optimism from the will.”
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As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.”
Noam Chomsky
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We have more strength than will; and it is often merely for an excuse we say things are impossible.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Our bodies are our gardens, to the which our wills are gardeners.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice
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Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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In truth, the path does not matter, the will to achieve is enough.”
Albert Camus - The Myth of Sisyphus
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Quotes for: progress

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To progress, it is not enough to want to act, one must first know in which direction to act.”
Gustave Le Bon - Hier et demain. Pensées brèves
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The reasonable man adapts himself to the world : the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”
George Bernard Shaw
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World history is the progress of the consciousness of freedom.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.”
Oscar Wilde - A Woman of No Importance
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The real democratic progress is not to lower the level of the elite toward that of the crowd, but to raise that of the crowd toward the elite.”
Gustave Le Bon - Hier et demain. Pensées brèves
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A thousand things advance, nine hundred and ninety-eight fall back, this is progress.”
Henri-Frédéric Amiel - Journal intime
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If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.”
Seneca
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The language of truth is simple.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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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.”
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No one can wear a mask for very long.”
Seneca - On Mercy
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