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Thursday, 23 November 2017
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"The slight that can be conveyed in a glance, in a gracious smile, in a wave of the hand, is often the knee plus ultra of art. What insult is so keen or so keenly felt, as the polite insult which it is impossible to resent?" (Kavanagh, Julia - Insults)

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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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