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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

Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
Seneca




Translation  

Translation

(German, French, Latin)


German
Genieß die gegenwärtigen Freuden so, dass du den zukünftigen nicht schadest.”
Seneca

French
Usez des voluptés présentes de manière à ne pas nuire aux voluptés futures.”
Sénèque

Latin
Sic præsentibus utaris voluptatibus ut futuris non noceas.”




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He has what he desires who can limit his desires to what is enough.”
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We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.”




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Quotes about the present:



Quotes for: present

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In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
Gautama Buddha
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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The future influences the present just as much as the past.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils; but present evils triumph over it.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Quotes about the future:



Quotes for: future

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Man is the future of man.”
Francis Ponge
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
Gautama Buddha
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.”
Alan Watts
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The future influences the present just as much as the past.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.”
Alexis de Tocqueville
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Quotes about pleasure:


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Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.”
Jeremy Bentham - Principles of Morals and Legislation
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If we had no faults we should not take so much pleasure in noting those of others.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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There is no sweeter pleasure than to surprise a man by giving him more than he hopes for.”
Charles Baudelaire
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The fruits of labor are the sweetest of all pleasures.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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The pleasure from hard effort is the sweetest.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”
Aristotle
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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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The language of truth is simple.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.”
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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No one can wear a mask for very long.”
Seneca
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