74 Total Quotes

Roman Statesman Quotes

Poverty wants some, luxury many, and avarice all things.
Abraham Cowley
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The heart is great which shows moderation in the midst of prosperity.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Expecting is the greatest impediment to living. In anticipation of tomorrow, it loses today.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A great mind becomes a great fortune.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A man's as miserable as he thinks he is.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
All art is but imitation of nature.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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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
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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
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
True praise comes often even to the lowly; false praise only to the strong.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Health is the soul that animates all the enjoyments of life, which fade and are tasteless without it.
William Temple
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Great grief does not of itself put an end to itself.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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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
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Every sin is the result of a collaboration.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The wish for healing has always been half of health.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Douglas MacArthur
In war, when a commander becomes so bereft of reason and perspective that he fails to understand the dependence of arms on Divine guidance, he no longer deserves victory.
Douglas MacArthur
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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
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune; all these are names of the one and selfsame God.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Let them hate me, provided they respect my conduct.
Tiberius Caesar
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I shall always be consistent and never change my ways so long as I am in my senses; but for the sake of precedent the Senate should beware of binding itself to support the acts of any man, since he might through some mischance suffer a change.
Tiberius Caesar
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Power has no limits.
Tiberius Caesar
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To have command is to have all the power you will ever need. To have all the power you will ever need, is to have the world in the palm of you hand.
Tiberius Caesar
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Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Seneca 0
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Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
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Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.
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Time discovers truth.
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Whatever one of us blames in another, each one will find in his own heart.
Seneca 0
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