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  Quotes of Seneca [34]


  1. The best ideas are common property.
  2. While we are postponing, life speeds by.
  3. You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
  4. Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
  5. Dangerous is wrath concealed. Hatred proclaimed doth lose its chance of wreaking vengeance.
  6. Be silent as to services you have rendered, but speak of favours you have received.
  7. Be not too hasty either with praise or blame; speak always as though you were giving evidence before the judgement-seat of the Gods.
  8. As was his language so was his life.
  9. All art is an imitation of nature.
  10. No man was ever wise by chance.
  11. It is often better not to see an insult than to avenge it.
  12. It is better, of course, to know useless things than to know nothing.
  13. Whatever has been well said by anyone is mine.
  14. There is no great genius without a touch of madness.
  15. He who seeks wisdom is a wise man: he who thinks he has found it is mad.
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