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  Quotes of Seneca [34]


  1. He who boasts of his ancestry is praising the deeds of another.
  2. Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That's why it satisfies nobody.
  3. If you don't know, ask. You will be a fool for the moment, but a wise man for the rest of your life.
  4. You must live for another if you wish to live for yourself.
  5. It is quality rather than quantity that matters.
  6. Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
  7. If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
  8. The mind unlearns with difficulty what it has long learned.
  9. Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment.
  10. Drunkenness is simply voluntary insanity.
  11. It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
  12. The greater part of progress is the desire to progress.
  13. Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment.
  14. Philosophy does not regard pedigree, she received Plato not as a noble, but she made him one.
  15. It's the admirer and the watcher who provoke us to all the inanities we commit.
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