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Seneca Quotes

(4 B.C. 65 A.D.), Spanish-born Roman Statesman, philosopher

He that does good to another does good also to himself.

Category: Cooperation

Fortune can take away riches, but not courage.

Category: Courage

Courage leads to heaven; fear leads to death.

Category: Courage

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.

Category: Courage

The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man. It is more powerful than external circumstances.

Category: Courage

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

Category: Courage

Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands.

Category: Courage

Crime when it succeeds is called virtue.

Category: Crime And Criminals

He has committed the crime who profits by it.

Category: Crime And Criminals

One crime has to be concealed by another.

Category: Crime And Criminals

Constant exposure to dangers will breed contempt for them.

Category: Danger

A punishment to some, to some a gift, and to many a favor.

Category: Death And Dying

Death is the wish of some, the relief of many, and the end of all.

Category: Death And Dying

The final hour when we cease to exist does not itself bring death; it merely of itself completes the death-process. We reach death at that moment, but we have been a long time on the way.

Category: Death And Dying

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.

Category: Difficulties