"To be able to endure odium is the first art to be learned by those who aspire to power."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Lucius Annaeus Seneca on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Lucius Annaeus Seneca on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Lucius Annaeus Seneca on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Lucius Annaeus Seneca on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Lucius Annaeus Seneca on Booker T. Washington
"Believe me, that was a happy age, before the days of architects, before the days of builders."
"Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it."
"The deferring of anger is the best antidote to anger."
"Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured."
"The greatest remedy for anger is delay."