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




Translation

Translation

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French
La vie heureuse, c'est donc celle qui est en accord avec sa propre nature.

German
Glückselig also ist ein Leben, welches mit seiner Natur in Einklang steht.




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But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment.




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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.
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If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
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