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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Four things does a reckless man gain who covets his neighbor's wife - demerit, an uncomfortable bed, thirdly, punishment, and lastly, hell.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Adultery

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Fear drives the wretched to prayer
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#Fear

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Let tears flow of their own accord: their flowing is not inconsistent with inward peace and harmony.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Harmony

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It's not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It's because we dare not venture that they are difficult.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Roman Statesman #Difficulty

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
If thou live according to nature, thou wilt never be poor; if according to the opinions of the world, thou wilt never be rich.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Nature

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When an author is too meticulous about his style, you may presume that his mind is frivolous and his content flimsy.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Writers And Writing #Mind

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A hungry people listens not to reason, nor cares for justice, nor is bent by any prayers
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#Justice

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Fidelity purchased with money, money can destroy.
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#Fidelity #Loyalty

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Behold a contest worthy of a god, a brave man matched in conflict with adversity
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#Conflict

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Why do I not seek some real good; one which I could feel, not one which I could display?
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Purpose

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Those who boast of their decent, brag on what they owe to others.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Ancestry

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The fates lead the willing, and drag the unwilling.
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#Fate

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Drunkenness is simply voluntary insanity
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Alcohol And Alcoholism

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Courage

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Every sin is the result of a collaboration.
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#Roman Statesman

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The wish for healing has always been half of health.
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#Roman Statesman

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Roman Statesman

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
He who repents of having sinned is almost innocent.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Repentance

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Youth

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The first step in a person's salvation is knowledge of their sin.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Salvation

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Roman Statesman

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Friends Or Friendship #Quote of the Day

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
While we are postponing life speeds up.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Life

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
No man was ever wise by chance.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Wisdom

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Wisdom allows nothing to be good that will not be so forever; no man to be happy but he that needs no other happiness than what he has within himself; no man to be great or powerful that is not master of himself.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Wisdom

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A man who suffers before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Suffering