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SummaryPublilius Syrus is a famous Poet from Syria, he is still alive and was born .
BiographyPublilius (also known as Publius Syrus (Publius Syrius) Publilius Sirius or Sirius Publius) was a Syrian poet and writer, active in Rome during the first century BC after being brought in as a prisoner.
He was a native of Syria and was made a slave and sent to Italy, but thanks to his talent won the favor of his master, who freed and educated.
His pantomime, in which he acted, were very successful in the Italian cities and in games of Julius Caesar in the year 46. C. Publius was also a great improviser and received the prize in a competition Caesar in which defeated all his rivals, including the famous Tenth Laberio.
As of 1911, the best texts of the Sentences were those of Eduard Wölfflin (1869), A. Spengel (1874), and Wilhelm Meyer (1880), with complete critical apparatus and index verborum; editions with notes by O. Friedrich (1880), R. A. H. Bickford-Smith (1895), with full bibliography; see also W. Meyer, Die Sammlungen der Spruchverse des Publilius Syrus (1877), an important work.
Our collection contains 61 quotes who is written / told by Publilius, under the main topics: Happiness, Dad, Forgiveness, Money, Wisdom.
Related authors: Julius Caesar
Source / external links:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Publilius_Syrus
Famous quotes by Publilius Syrus (61)
"You are in a pitiable condition if you have to conceal what you wish to tell"
"It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door"
"Count not him among your friends who will retail your privacies to the world"
"Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth"
"The happy man is not he who seems thus to others, but who seems thus to himself"
"Fortune is like glass - the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken"
"One is not exposed to danger who, even when in safety is always on their guard"
"When you confer a benefit on those worthy of it, you confer a favor on all"