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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 happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
Seneca - De Vita Beata




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
La vie heureuse, c'est donc celle qui est en accord avec sa propre nature.”
Sénèque - De la vie heureuse

German
Glückselig also ist ein Leben, welches mit seiner Natur in Einklang steht.”
Seneca - Vom glückseligen Leben




See also  

See also...



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

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

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When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment.”
Oscar Wilde - The soul of man under socialism




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Quotes about life:



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As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.”
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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.”
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.”
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
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Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.”
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My life is my message.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Quotes about happiness:



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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.”
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
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Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.”
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
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Quotes about oneself:



Quotes for: oneself

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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
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If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.”
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To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.”
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.”
Katherine Mansfield
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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.”
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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A great part of progress consists in the desire to make progress.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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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.”
Seneca
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