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Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Daily Quote:
"No men who really think deeply about women retain a high opinion of them; men either despise women or they have never thought seriously about them." (Weininger, Otto - Men and Women)

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No untroubled day has ever dawned for me. - (Seneca - Adversity)
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The good things of prosperity are to be wished; but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired. - (Seneca - Adversity)
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Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men. - (Seneca - Adversity)
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Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war. - (Seneca - Adversity)
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The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity. - (Seneca - Adversity)
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Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment. - (Seneca - Advice)
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As for old age, embrace and love it. It abounds with pleasure if you know how to use it. The gradually declining years are among the sweetest in a man's life, and I maintain that, even when they have reached the extreme limit, they have their pleasure still. - (Seneca - Age and Aging)
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There is nothing more despicable than an old man who has no other proof than his age to offer of his having lived long in the world. - (Seneca - Age and Aging)
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Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness. - (Seneca - Alcohol and Alcoholism)
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It is the constant fault and inseparable evil quality of ambition, that it never looks behind it. - (Seneca - Ambition)
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Those who boast of their decent, brag on what they owe to others. - (Seneca - Ancestry)
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No one is better born than another, unless they are born with better abilities and a more amiable disposition. - (Seneca - Ancestry)
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He who boasts of his descent, praises the deed of another. - (Seneca - Ancestry)
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Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. - (Seneca - Anger)
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The greatest remedy for anger is delay. - (Seneca - Anger)
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