Seneca The Younger Quotes

Seneca The Younger Quotes: Long is the road to learning by precepts, but short and successful by examples.
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Seneca The Younger Quote: We are born subjects, and to obey God is perfect liberty. He that does this shall be free, safe and happy.
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Quotes about Seneca The Younger: How many discoveries are reserved for the ages to come when our memory shall be no more, for this world of ours contains matter for investigation for all generations.
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Quote about Seneca The Younger: Such as the chain of causes we call Fate, such is the chain of wishes: one links on to another; the whole man is bound in the chain of wishing for ever.
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Seneca The Younger Sayings: The sovereign good of man is a mind that subjects all things to itself and is itself subject to nothing; such a man's pleasures are modest and reserved, and it may be a question whether he goes to heaven, or heaven comes to him; for a good man is influenced by God Himself, and has a kind of divinity within him.
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Seneca The Younger Saying: Men's language is as their lives.
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Sayings about Seneca The Younger: Be not too hasty either with praise or blame; speak always as though you were giving evidence before the judgement-seat of the Gods.
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Saying about Seneca The Younger: Although a man has so well purged his mind that nothing can trouble or deceive him any more, yet he reached his present innocence through sin.
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Seneca The Younger Quotes: Let us fight the battle-retreat from the things that attract us and rouse ourselves to meet the things that actually attack us.
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Seneca The Younger Quote: Brother, the Great Spirit has made us all. . . . .
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Quotes about Seneca The Younger: Nothing will ever please me, no matter how excellent or beneficial, if I must retain the knowledge of it to myself. . . . . . No good thing is pleasant to possess, without friends to share it.
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Quote about Seneca The Younger: Death is the wish of some, the relief of many, and the end of all. It sets the slave at liberty, carries the banished man home, and places all mortals on the same level, insomuch that life itself were a punishment without it.
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Seneca The Younger Sayings: The stomach begs and clamors, and listens to no precepts. And yet it is not an obdurate creditor; for it is dismissed with small payment if you give it only what you owe, and not as much as you can.
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Seneca The Younger Saying: Men trust rather to their eyes than to their ears; the effect of precepts is therefore slow and tedious, whilst that of examples is summary and effectual.
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Sayings about Seneca The Younger: Men trust their eyes rather than their ears; the road by precept is long and tedious, by example short and effectual.
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Saying about Seneca The Younger: How can a thing possibly govern others when it cannot be governed itself?
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Seneca The Younger Quotes: In a moment the ashes are made, but a forest is a long time growing.
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Seneca The Younger Quote: A consciousness of wrongdoing is the first step to salvation...you have to catch yourself doing it before you can correct it.
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