Facts about Pliny the Elder

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Pliny the Elder was a famous Author from Rome, who lived between and 79 AC.

Our collection contains 17 quotes who is written / told by Pliny, under the main topic Home.

Famous quotes by Pliny the Elder (17)


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"The only certainty is that nothing is certain"
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"Such is the audacity of man, that he hath learned to counterfeit Nature, yea, and is so bold as to challenge her in her work"
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"In comparing various authors with one another, I have discovered that some of the gravest and latest writers have transcribed, word for word, from former works, without making acknowledgment"
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"Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man"
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"Home is where the heart is"
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"Truth comes out in wine"
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"There is always something new out of Africa"
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"In these matters the only certainty is that nothing is certain"
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"An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit"
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"The lust of avarice as so totally seized upon mankind that their wealth seems rather to possess them than they possess their wealth"
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"The best plan is to profit by the folly of others"
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"No mortal man, moreover is wise at all moments"
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"It is generally much more shameful to lose a good reputation than never to have acquired it"
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"The depth of darkness to which you can descend and still live is an exact measure of the height to which you can aspire to reach"
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"Grief has limits, whereas apprehension has none. For we grieve only for what we know has happened, but we fear all that possibly may happen"
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"From the end spring new beginnings"
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"Home is where the heart is"


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