Lucius Annaeus Seneca
So live with men as if God saw you and speak to God, as if men heard you.
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There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.
There is none made so great, but he may both need the help and service, and stand in fear of the power and unkindness, even of the meanest of mortals.
We can be thankful to a friend for a few acres, or a little money and yet for the freedom and command of the whole earth, and for the great benefits of our being, our life, health, and reason, we look upon ourselves as under no obligation.
In war there is no prize for runner-up.
I will govern my life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and read the other, for what does it signify to make anything a secret to my neighbor, when to God, who is the searcher of our hearts, all our privacies are open?
It makes a great deal of difference whether one wills not to sin or has not the knowledge to sin.
As long as you live, keep learning how to live.
Wisdom allows nothing to be good that will not be so forever no man to be happy but he that needs no other happiness than what he has within himself no man to be great or powerful that is not master of himself.
Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.
Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That is why it satisfies nobody.
He prayeth best who loveth best All things both great and small For the dear God who loveth us, He made and loveth all.
Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself. Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor for helping us to love God better because of them.
In any crass political calculation, drilling for oil will always win more votes than putting a price on carbon. But if I recall what I was taught in fifth-grade American government class, we elect presidents to do more than crass political calculations.
If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.
Man can never be a woman's equal in the spirit of selfless service with which nature has endowed her.
It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree.
Nixon is one of the few in the history of this country to run for high office talking out of both sides of his mouth at the same time and lying out of both sides.
I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
My friends say, 'Man you're going to have kids sleeping on pillowcases with your face on it! You're going to be on toothbrushes and magnets and stuff.' I guess now that I'm a dad, I'm thrilled about that.
I've always wanted to own and control the primary technology in everything we do.