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Seneca

Quote of Seneca - If one does not know...

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
Source: Epistulae morales ad Lucilium

Quote

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable."
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium



Note  

Note



There is no favorable wind for the sailor who doesn't know where to go.


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

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Translation  

Translation

(French, German, Latin, Italian)


FrenchQuote
Il n'y a point de vent favorable pour qui ne sait pas dans quel port il veut entrer."
Sénèque - Lettres à Lucilius

GermanQuote
Wer den Hafen nicht kennt, in den er segeln will, für den ist kein Wind der richtige."
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium

LatinQuote
Ignoranti quem portum petat nullus suus ventus est."

ItalianQuote
Nessun vento è favorevole per il marinaio che non sa a quale porto vuol approdare."


See also  

See also...



Quote
If you don't know where you are going any road can take you there."
Lewis Carroll


Detail view

Quotes for: wind:



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Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires."
François de La Rochefoucauld
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Quote
Since I grew tired of the chase
And search, I learned to find;
And since the wind blows in my face,
I sail with every wind."

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Joyful Science
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Beware of spitting against the wind!"
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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And so I leave
On cruel winds
Squalling
And gusting me
Like a dead leaf
Falling."

Paul Verlaine
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