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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

A great part of progress consists in the desire to make progress.



A great part of progress consists in the desire to make progress.



Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Une grande part du progrès réside dans la volonté de progresser.

German
Ein großer Teil des inneren Fortschritts liegt schon im Willen zum Fortschritt.




See also 

See also...



Knowing where you want to go is a good start; but you have to show you are on your way.

We cannot change anything unless we accept it.

No man can learn what he has not preparation for learning.




Quotes for: will


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Quotes about will:


Pessimism comes from the temperament, optimism from the will.





Our bodies are our gardens, to which our wills are gardeners.





As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.





We have more strength than will; and it is often merely for an excuse we say things are impossible.





Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.





The will of man is his happiness.











Quotes for: progress


Quotes

Quotes for: progress


To progress, it is not enough to want to act, one must first know in which direction to act.





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.





World history is the progress of the consciousness of freedom.





Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.





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.





A thousand things advance, nine hundred and ninety-eight fall back, this is progress.











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A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





The language of truth is simple.





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





Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
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It takes the whole of life to learn how to live.





Let the other side be heard as well.
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