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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Economy is too late when you are at the bottom of your purse.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Economy

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Sovereignty over any foreign land is insecure.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Empire

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Even if it is to be, what end do you serve by running to distress?
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#Expectation

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
There is no delight in owning anything unshared.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Giving

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Giving

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The road to learning by precept is long, but by example short and effective.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Example

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Do everything as in the eye of another.
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#Eyes

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If thou art a man, admire those who attempt great things, even though they fail.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Failure #inspirational #Success

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I will govern my life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and read the other, for what does it signify to make anything a secret to my neighbor, when to God, who is the searcher of our hearts, all our privacies are open?
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Life

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Life #Quote of the Day

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A person's fears are lighter when the danger is at hand.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Fear

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Where the fear is, happiness is not.
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#Fear

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A foolishness is inflicted with a hatred of itself.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Fools And Foolishness

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a voyage, or my house when I propose to take a residence, so I shall choose my death when I am about to depart from life.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Russian Composer

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Those that are a friend to themselves are sure to be a friend to all.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Friends Or Friendship #Quote of the Day

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Gifts

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The pleasures of the palate deal with us like the Egyptian thieves, who strangle those whom they embrace.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Glutton

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
If a man does not know what port he is steering for, no wind is favorable to him.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Goals

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Goals

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Nothing is void of God, his work is everywhere his full of himself.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#God

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
See how many are better off than you are, but consider how many are worse.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Gratitude

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn, as in doing it.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Gratitude

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
For greed all nature is too little.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Greed

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Nothing becomes so offensive so quickly as grief. When fresh it finds someone to console it, but when it becomes chronic, it is ridiculed, and rightly.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Grief

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The display of grief makes more demands than grief itself. How few men are sad in their own company.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Grief

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing. The great blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
#Happiness