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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

No one can wear a mask for very long.
Seneca - On Mercy



Note  

Note




Source: On Mercy

Wikisource - Seneca The Younger Moral Essays (en)

Wikisource - Lucius Annaeus Seneca - De Clementia (la)

Wikisource - Sénèque - Œuvres complètes (fr)




Translation  

Translation

(French, German, Latin)


French
Personne ne peut longtemps porter le masque.”
Sénèque - De la Clémence

German
Niemand kann auf Dauer eine Maske tragen.”
Seneca - De Clementia

Latin
Nemo enim potest personam diu ferre.”




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Quotes for: mask

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Everything that is profound loves the mask.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Beyond Good and Evil
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Virtue will not be followed but for herself; and, if we sometimes borrow her mask for some other occasion, she presently pulls it off again.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.”
Oscar Wilde
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To me men are for what they are, They wear no masks with me.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The mask is torn off, the reality remains.”
Lucretius, Titus Lucretius Carus - De rerum natura
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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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