Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The deferring of anger is the best antidote to anger.
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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.
To be able to endure odium is the first art to be learned by those who aspire to power.
He that does good to another does good also to himself.
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.
If thou art a man, admire those who attempt great things, even though they fail.
In war there is no prize for runner-up.
The heart is great which shows moderation in the midst of prosperity.
I never come back home with the same moral character I went out with something or other becomes unsettled where I had achieved internal peace some one or other of the things I had put to flight reappears on the scene.
Great grief does not of itself put an end to itself.
What nature requires is obtainable, and within easy reach. It is for the superfluous we sweat.
I think my first album opened a lot of doors for me to push the freedom of speech to the limit.
You feel sometimes when you hear analysts and knowledgeable people talking about Iran that they fear so much about the survival of the regime, because deep down it's not a legitimate regime, it doesn't represent the will of the people, it's kind of morphed into kind of a military theocracy.
The truth is, I often like women. I like their unconventionality. I like their completeness. I like their anonymity.
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of use.
We are special because we've been united not by a common race or ethnicity. We're bound together by common values. That family is the most important institution in society. That almighty God is the source of all we have.
I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day.
When I was very little, we would get letters from China, in Chinese, and they' be censored. We were a very insular little family.
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation what he finds good of and what he finds hurt of is the best physic to preserve health.
Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.