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Quote of Seneca - No one can wear a mask...


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

No one can wear a mask for very long.



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Translation

Translation

(French, German, Latin)



French
Personne ne peut longtemps porter le masque.

German
Niemand kann auf Dauer eine Maske tragen.

Latin
Nemo enim potest personam diu ferre.




See also 

See also...



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.




Quotes for: mask


Quotes

Quotes about mask:


Everything that is profound loves the mask.





Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.





To me men are for what they are, They wear no masks with me.





The mask is torn off, the reality remains.







Quotes

Seneca also said...


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





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





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.
Seneca  





It takes the whole of life to learn how to live.












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