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" ... allows nothing to be good, that will not be so for ever ; no man to be happy, but he that needs no other happiness than what he has within himself; no man to be great, or powerful, that is not master of himself. "
Exempla moralia: or, Third book of new English examples, to be rendered into ... - Page 94
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Seneca's Morals by Way of Abstract

Lucius Annaeus Seneca - Conduct of life - 1818 - 359 pages
...will not be so for ever; no man to be happy, but ha that needs no other happiness than what he has within himself; no man to be great, or powerful, that is not master of himself. This is the felicity of human life; a felicity that can neither be corrupted nor extinguished. It inquires...
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Seneca's Morals by Way of Abstract

Lucius Annaeus Seneca - Conduct of life - 1818 - 475 pages
...will not be so for ever ; no man to be happy, but he that needs no other happiness than what he has within himself; no man to be great, or powerful, that is not master of himself. This is the felicity of human life ; a felicity that can neither be corrupted nor extinguished. It...
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The Moral Instructor and Guide to Virtue and Happiness

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1819 - 228 pages
...are good, what evil, that no man can be happy, but he that needs no other happiness but what he has within himself; no man to be great or powerful, that is not master of himself. That this is the felicity of human life ; a felicity that can neither be corrupted or extinguished....
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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

A general reader - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1827 - 188 pages
...will not be so for ever; no. man to be happy, but he that needs no other' happiness than what he has within himself; no man to be great or powerful, that is not master of himself.— 'Seneca. Every state and condition of life, if attended with virtue, is undisturbed and delightful...
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The Rule of Life: Or a Collection of Select Moral Sentences ...

Watson Adams - Conduct of life - 1834 - 264 pages
...that will not be so forever ; no man to be happy, but he that needs no other happiness than what is within himself; no man to be great or powerful, that is not master of himself. Seneca. Every state and condition of life, if attended with virtue, is undisturbed and delightful ;...
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The rule of life: or a collection of select moral sentences ...

Watson Adams - Conduct of life - 1834 - 264 pages
...so forever ; no man to be happy, but he that needs no other happiness than what is within him. self; no man to be great or powerful, that is not master of himself. Seneca. Every state and condition of life, if attended with virtue, is undisturbed and delightful ;...
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The Massachusetts Teacher, Volumes 3-4

Education - 1850
...good that will not be so forever; no man to be happy, but he that needs no other happiness than that within himself; no man to be great or powerful, that is not master of himself. — Seneca. WHY DO WE STUDY ? IF the eyes of an old friend should chance to light on the title of this...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1853 - 432 pages
...will not be so forever ; no man to be happy, but he that needs no other happiness than what he has within himself; no man to be great or powerful, that is not master of himself. — Seneca. WISDOM. — No man is the wiser for his learning : it may administer matter to work in,...
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Seneca's Morals

Sir Roger Lestrange, Knt. - 1855
...will not be so for ever ; no man to be happy but he that needs no other happiness than what he has within himself; no man to be great or powerful, that is not master of himself. This is the felicity of human life ; a felicity that can neither be corrupted nor extinguished : it...
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Palaestra stili Latini; or, Materials for translation into Latin prose ...

Benjamin Hall Kennedy - 1855
...will not be so for ever ; no man to be happy, but one who needs no other happiness than what he has within himself ; no man to be great or powerful, that is not master of himself. 149. APPLICATION NECESSARY EOR SCHOLARSHIP. — The ancients knew well enough, for they were most prudent...
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