Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
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All art is but imitation of nature.
In war, when a commander becomes so bereft of reason and perspective that he fails to understand the dependence of arms on Divine guidance, he no longer deserves victory.
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.
Genius always gives its best at first prudence, at last.
So live with men as if God saw you and speak to God, as if men heard you.
God is the universal substance in existing things. He comprises all things. He is the fountain of all being. In Him exists everything that is.
Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune.
The bad fortune of the good turns their faces up to heaven the good fortune of the bad bows their heads down to the earth.
It is the superfluous things for which men sweat, - superfluous things that wear our togas theadbare, that force us to grow old in camp, that dash us upon foreign shores.
Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
But only art and music have the power to bring peace.
I respect the astute and rigorously unsentimental David Horowitz as one of America's most original and courageous political analysts. He has the true 1960s spirit - audacious and irreverent, yet passionately engaged and committed to social change.
We all knew this. We all knew that it would take more time than any of us want to dig ourselves out of this hole created by this economic crisis.
It is impossible to experience one's death objectively and still carry a tune.
Global trade has advantages. For starters, it allows those of us who live through winter to eat fresh produce year-round. And it provides economic benefits to farmers who grow that food.
Fitness is not an option. It's part of my job.
Light never comes to anyone, Everyone is to go to Light.
You don't have to twist my arm to work.