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Seneca Quotes

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

No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may mot be subdued by discipline.

Category: Discipline

Disease is not of the body but of the place.

Category: Disease

Economy is too late when you are at the bottom of your purse.

Category: Economy And Economics

Sovereignty over any foreign land is insecure.

Category: Empire

No evil is without its compensation. The less money, the less trouble; the less favor, the less envy. Even in those cases which put us out of wits, it is not the loss itself, but the estimate of the loss that troubles us.

Category: Evil

The road to learning by precept is long, but by example short and effective.

Category: Example

It is quality rather than quantity that matters.

Category: Excellence

Even if it is to be, what end do you serve by running to distress?

Category: Expectation

Do everything as in the eye of another.

Category: Eyes

If thou art a man, admire those who attempt great things, even though they fail.

Category: Failure

Fate leads the willing, and drags along the reluctant.

Category: Fate

The fates lead the willing, and drag the unwilling.

Category: Fate

Fate rules the affairs of men, with no recognizable order.

Category: Fate

A foolishness is inflicted with a hatred of itself.

Category: Fools And Foolishness

He who is brave is free.

Category: Freedom