Facts about Phaedrus

Summary

Phaedrus was a famous Poet from Rome, who lived between 15 BC and 50 AC.

Our collection contains 20 quotes who is written / told by Phaedrus, under the main topic Power.

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Famous quotes by Phaedrus (20)


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"Witticisms please as long as we keep them within boundaries, but pushed to excess they cause offense"
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"Whoever is detected in a shameful fraud is ever after not believed even if they speak the truth"
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"Things are not always as they seem; the first appearance deceives many"
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"The only problem with seeing too much is that it makes you insane"
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"The mind ought sometimes to be diverted that it may return to better thinking"
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"The intelligence of few perceives what has been carefully hidden in the recesses of the mind"
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"The humble are in danger when those in power disagree"
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"The bow kept taut will quickly break, kept loosely strung, it will serve you when you need it"
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"That only is a disgrace to a man which he has deserved to suffer"
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"Success tempts many to their ruin"
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"Submit to the present evil, lest a greater one befall you"
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"Strangers he gulls, but friends make fun of him"
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"It is the part of a fool to give advice to others and not himself to be on his guard"
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"In outward show so splendid and so vain; 'tis but a gilded block without a brain"
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"In a change of masters the poor change nothing except their master's name"
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"I would rather not be a king than to forfeit my liberty"
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"Gentleness is the antidote for cruelty"
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"Everyone is bound to bear patiently the results of his own example"
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"A learned man has always riches in himself"
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"An alliance with a powerful person is never safe"


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