We should every night call ourselves to an account; What infirmity have I mastered today? What passions opposed? What temptation resisted? What virtue acquired? Our vices will abort of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift.
Quote by Seneca
Self Reflection Quotes
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Laws do not persuade because they threaten
We learn not in the school, but in life
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We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.
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If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
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