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4 BC-65. Lucius Annaeus Seneca. Roman philosopher and playwright.

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Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.

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Courage leads to heaven; fear leads to death.

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It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.

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Death is the wish of some, the relief of many, and the end of all.

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

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Remember that pain has this most excellent quality. If prolonged it cannot be severe, and if severe it cannot be prolonged.

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If you wish to be loved; Love!

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Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands.

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A punishment to some, to some a gift, and to many a favor.

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He that does good to another does good also to himself.

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