Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.
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It is another's fault if he be ungrateful, but it is mine if I do not give. To find one thankful man, I will oblige a great many that are not so.
A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.
It makes a great deal of difference whether one wills not to sin or has not the knowledge to sin.
No man was ever wise by chance.
As long as you live, keep learning how to live.
The display of grief makes more demands than grief itself. How few men are sad in their own company.
No one can be happy who has been thrust outside the pale of truth. And there are two ways that one can be removed from this realm: by lying, or by being lied to.
While we are postponing, life speeds by.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.
I'm a history nut.
We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in gaining and holding attention, but it has no persuasive value at all.
The definition of a modern approach to war is the acknowledgement of individual lives lost.
I'd like to believe an accumulation of experience has made me a sort of a grown-up person, so I can have judgment and taste and whatever.
Those who want to reap the benefits of this great nation must bear the fatigue of supporting it.
A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.
Well, I'm not a member of the permanent political establishment, and I've learned quickly these last few days that if you're not a member in good standing of the Washington elite, then some in the media consider a candidate unqualified for that reason alone.
While President Bush likes to project an image of strength and courage, the real truth is that in the presence of his large financial contributors, he is a moral coward.
We try, we fail, we posture, we aspire, we pontificate - and then we age, shrink, die, and vanish.