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Quotes by Seneca

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.

Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.

There are more things, Lucilius, that frighten us than injure us, and we suffer more in imagination than in reality.

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.

A great mind becomes a great fortune.

A sword never kills anybody; it is a tool in the killer’s hand.


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