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Lucius+Annaeus Seneca Quotes

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.
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#Fear #Pearls of Wisdom #Frightening #Imagination #Reality

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty.
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#Time And Time Management #Delay

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
When I think over what I have said, I envy dumb people.
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#Speakers And Speaking

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The heart is great which shows moderation in the midst of prosperity.
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#Heart #Roman Statesman

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
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#Birthday

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
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#Roman Statesman

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
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#Anger

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
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#Appreciation #Man

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality.
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#Reality #Anxiety

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Conversation has a kind of charm about it, an insuating and insidious something that elicits secrets from us just like love or liquor.
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#Cute Love #Sweet Love #Love #Funny #Charm

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Night brings our troubles to the light, rather than banishes them.
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#Night

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.
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#Adversity

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
There is no evil that does not promise inducements. Avarice promises money; luxury, a varied assortment of pleasures; ambition, a purple robe and applause. Vices tempt you by the rewards they offer.
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#Evil #Ambition

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
No evil is without its compensation. The less money, the less trouble; the less favor, the less envy. Even in those cases which put us out of wits, it is not the loss itself, but the estimate of the loss that troubles us.
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#Evil #Envy

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Expecting is the greatest impediment to living. In anticipation of tomorrow, it loses today.
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#Roman Statesman #Anticipation