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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Roman Statesman #Injustice

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The first and greatest punishment of the sinner is the conscience of sin.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Punishment #Conscience

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A great mind becomes a great fortune.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Roman Statesman #Fortune

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
No one is laughable who laughs at himself.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Laughter

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Adversity

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A man's as miserable as he thinks he is.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Roman Statesman #Miserable

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Freedom is not being a slave to any circumstance, to any constraint, to any chance; it means compelling Fortune to enter the lists on equal terms.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Freedom

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
That is never too often repeated, which is never sufficiently learned.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Learning

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
All art is but imitation of nature.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Roman Statesman #Art

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
God is the universal substance in existing things. He comprises all things. He is the fountain of all being. In Him exists everything that is.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Roman Statesman

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Shun no toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other; yet do not devote yourself to one branch exclusively. Strive to get clear notions about all. Give up no science entirely; for science is but one.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Roman Statesman

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Every guilty person is his own hangman.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Punishment

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
True praise comes often even to the lowly; false praise only to the strong.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Roman Statesman

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Whatever has overstepped its due bounds is always in a state of instability.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Security

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Most men ebb and flow in wretchedness between the fear of death and the hardship of life; they are unwilling to live, and yet they do not know how to die.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Death #Indecision

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Great grief does not of itself put an end to itself.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Grief #Roman Statesman

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It is another's fault if he be ungrateful, but it is mine if I do not give. To find one thankful man, I will oblige a great many that are not so.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Gratitude

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Roman Statesman #Greatness

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
No one is better born than another, unless they are born with better abilities and a more amiable disposition.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Ancestry

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
No one can be despised by another until he has learned to despise himself.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Hatred

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Great men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Adversity