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Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a voyage, or my house when I propose to take a residence, so I shall choose my death when I am about to depart from life.


Seneca

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When I go out on the ice, I just think about my skating. I forget it is a competition.
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I am my own sanctuary and I can be reborn as many times as I choose throughout my life.
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PATIENCE JOHNSON
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CHARLOTTE BRONTë
I am that is, my sword shall wield for me.
BRIAN JACQUES
The day when I am no more than a writer I shall cease to be a writer.
ALBERT CAMUS
If I am not safe in Alton, I shall not be safe anywhere.
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EVANGELINE LILLY
I am at my best when I am scoring.
CHARLIE ADAM
Smiles, tears, of all my life! - and, if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death.
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Smiles, tears, of all my life! - and, if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death
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When my enemies stop hissing, I shall know I'm slipping.
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I am in total ecstasy with where my life is now.
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EVEL KNIEVEL
When I am done with this meal you can have my life. It is heaven.
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I treat my life as though I am on a tightrope.
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No man shall be more exacting of me or my conduct than I am of myself.
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I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.
LOUISA ALCOTT
I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.
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DOROTHEA DIX
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He will live ill who does not know how to die well.
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Delay not; swift the flight of fortune's greatest favours.
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Be silent as to services you have rendered, but speak of favours you have received.
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To greed, all nature is insufficient.
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The first step towards amendment is the recognition of error.
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Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.
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If we let things terrify us, life will not be worth living.
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Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
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What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more.
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Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us that injury that provokes it.
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The first step in a person's salvation is knowledge of their sin.
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A great pilot can sail even when his canvas is rent
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Without an adversary, prowess shrivels.
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A sword never kills anybody; it is a tool in the killer's hand.
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However degraded or wretched a fellow mortal may be, he is still a member of our common species
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No one is laughable who laughs at himself.
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Other men's sins are before our eyes; our own are behind our backs
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To keep oneself safe does not mean to bury oneself
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To strive with an equal is dangerous; with a superior, mad; with an inferior, degrading.
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We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.
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Nothing costs so much as what is bought by prayers.
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Death without dread of death is welcome death
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Timendi causa est nescire -
Ignorance is the cause of fear.
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No man was ever wise by chance
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Omnes feriunt, ultima necat.
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What was hard to suffer is sweet to remember.
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He who boasts of his ancestry praises the merits of another.
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To err is human
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I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good
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I don't consider myself bald, I'm just taller than my hair.
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Life is a gift of the immortal Gods, but living well is the gift of philosophy
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Great men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war
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You are your choices.
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Whom they have injured, they also hate.
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Fate rules the affairs of mankind with no recognizable order.
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The best ideas are common property.
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Where the speech is corrupted, the mind is also.
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Speech is the mirror of the mind.
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One hand washes the other.
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No one can wear a mask for very long.
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Let tears flow of their own accord: their flowing is not inconsistent with inward peace and harmony.
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It is pleasant at times to play the madman.
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Live among men as if God beheld you; speak to God as if men were listening.
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Where reason fails, time oft has worked a cure.
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We most often go astray on a well trodden and much frequented road.
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The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
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A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts.
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That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty.
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It takes a good deal of character to judge a person by his future instead of his past
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Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by rulers as useful.
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I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good.
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Vice may be learnt, even without a teacher.
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Death ne'er can fail the man who wills to die
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Whatever begins, also ends
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The fates lead the willing, and drag the unwilling.
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When I think over what I have said, I envy dumb people.
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The cure for anger is delay.
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As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters.
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The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.
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Courage leads to heaven; fear to death
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Drunkenness is simply voluntary insanity
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If you wish to be loved, love
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Women give nothing to friendship except what they borrow from love.
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Other men's sins are before our eyes; our own are behind our backs.
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There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn, as in doing it.
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If wisdom were offered me with the provision that I should keep it shut up and refrain from declarin...
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A man who suffers before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary.
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Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future one.
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Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands.
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What must be shall be; and that which is a necessity to him that struggles, is little more than choi...
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The road to learning by precept is long, but by example short and effective.
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Every reign must submit to a greater reign.
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To be able to endure odium is the first art to be learned by those who aspire to power.
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A person's fears are lighter when the danger is at hand.
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A foolishness is inflicted with a hatred of itself.
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Even if it is to be, what end do you serve by running to distress?
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He has committed the crime who profits by it.
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There is nothing so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortune
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Every new beginning comes from other beginning’s end.
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All cruelty springs from weakness.
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There is no delight in owning anything unshared.
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Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.
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Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.
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He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.
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Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness
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Every guilty person is his own hangman.
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Remove severe restraint and what will become of virtue?
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Life's like a play; it's not the length but the excellence of the acting that matters
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Death's the discharge of our debt of sorrow
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As the soil, however rich it may be, cannot be productive without cultivation, so the mind without c...
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Four things does a reckless man gain who covets his neighbor's wife - demerit, an uncomfortable bed,...
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He is most powerful who has power over himself
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Fate leads the willing and drags along the unwilling.
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Dangerous is wrath concealed. Hatred proclaimed doth lose its chance of wreaking vengeance.
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As was his language so was his life.
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It is the sign of a weak mind to be unable to bear wealth.
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Nothing is as certain as that the vices of leisure are gotten rid of by being busy.
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It is a denial of justice not to stretch out a helping hand to the fallen; that is the common right ...
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It better befits a man to laugh than to lament over it.
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It is the power of the mind to be unconquerable.
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Unjust dominion cannot be eternal.
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There is nothing so bitter that a patient mind cannot find some solace in it.
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To see a man fearless in dangers. untainted with lusts, happy in adversity, composed in a tumult, an...
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While we are postponing, life speeds by.
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One hand washes the other.
(Manus Manum Lavat)
SENECA
Suppose we've chosen the wrong god
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Non est ad astra mollis e terris via" - "There is no easy way from the earth to the stars
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When you enter a grove peopled with ancient trees, higher than the ordinary, and shutting out the sk...
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Hang on to your youthful enthusiasms -- you’ll be able to use them better when you’re older.
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Nothing is so contemptible as the sentiments of the mob.
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When I think over what I have said, I envy dumb people.
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