15 April 2009

Seneca Quotes

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
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Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
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A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.
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A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.
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Anger is like those ruins which smash themselves on what they fall.
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Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk.
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Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
Lucius Seneca

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