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SENECA (LUCIUS ANNAEUS SENECA)
Roman philosopher and moralist
(4 BC - 65 AD)
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Mercy often inflicts death.
  [Lat., Mortem misericors saepe pro vita dabit.]
      - Troades (329) [Mercy]

He who has great power should use it lightly.
  [Lat., Minimum decet libere cui multum licet.]
      - Troades (336) [Power]

Whatever we give to the wretched, we lend to fortune.
  [Lat., Misero datur quodcunque, fortunae datae.]
      - Troades (697) [Philanthropy]

There is no day without sorrow.
  [Lat., Nulla dies maerore caret.]
      - Troades (77) [Sorrow]

Great grief does not of itself put an end itself.
  [Lat., Magnus sibi ipse non facit finem dolor.]
      - Troades (786) [Grief]

I am ashamed of my master and not of my servitude.
  [Lat., Domini pudet non servitutis.]
      - Troades (989) [Service]

He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.
  [Lat., Qui non vetat peccare, cum possit, jubet.]
      - Troades (CCXCI) [Crime]

To die without fear of death is to be desired.
  [Lat., Optanda mors ets, sine metu mortis mori.]
      - Troades (DCCCLXIX) [Death]

The guilt of enforced crimes lies on those who impose them.
  [Lat., Ad auctores redit
    Sceleris coacti culpa.]
      - Troades (DCCCLXX) [Crime]

Most of the giddy rabble hate the evil deed they come to see.
  [Lat., Magna pars vulgi levis
    Odit scelus spectatque.]
      - Troades (XI, 28) [Evil]


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