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Publilius Syrus is a famous Poet from Syria, he is 122 years old and still alive, born .

Biography

Publilius (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)


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"No man is happy who does not think himself so"
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"Practice is the best of all instructors"
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"A good reputation is more valuable than money"
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"From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own"
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"Admonish your friends privately, but praise them openly"
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"It is not every question that deserves an answer"
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"The judge is found guilty when a criminal is acquitted"
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"Each day is the scholar of yesterday"
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"Some remedies are worse than the disease"
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"The wounds of love can only be healed by the one who made them"
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"If you wish to reach the highest, begin at the lowest"
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"No one knows what he can do until he tries"
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"Speech is the mirror of the soul"
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"Take care that no one hates you justly"
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"To do two things at once is to do neither"
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"When you confer a benefit on those worthy of it, you confer a favor on all"
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"An angry father is most cruel towards himself"
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"Do not despise the bottom rungs in the ascent to greatness"
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"I often regret that I have spoken; never that I have been silent"
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"One is not exposed to danger who, even when in safety is always on their guard"
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"Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy"
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"Valor grows by daring, fear by holding back"
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"We die as often as we lose a friend"
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"While we stop to think, we often miss our opportunity"
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"It is only the ignorant who despise education"
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"Let a fool hold his tongue and he will pass for a sage"
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"Powerful indeed is the empire of habit"
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"We are born princes and the civilizing process makes us frogs"
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"A gift in season is a double favor to the needy"
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"Fortune is like glass - the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken"
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"He who has lost honor can lose nothing more"
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"He who spares the bad injures the good"
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"It is a fraud to borrow what we are unable to pay"
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"It is a good thing to learn caution from the misfortunes of others"
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"The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing"
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"The happy man is not he who seems thus to others, but who seems thus to himself"
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"Where there is unity there is always victory"
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"A beautiful face is a mute recommendation"
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"An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason"
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"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"
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"Count not him among your friends who will retail your privacies to the world"
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"God looks at the clean hands, not the full ones"
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"It is better to learn late than never"
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"To refuse graciously is to confer a favor"
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"What is left when honor is lost?"
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"Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm"
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"The timid man calls himself cautious, the sordid man thrifty"
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"He who lives in solitude may make his own laws"
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"It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door"
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"You are in a pitiable condition if you have to conceal what you wish to tell"
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"The bare recollection of anger kindles anger"
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"A hasty judgment is a first step to recantation"
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"Familiarity breeds contempt"
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"He whom many fear, has himself many to fear"
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"It is a bad plan that admits of no modification"
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"Audacity augments courage; hesitation, fear"
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"Good health and good sense are two of life's greatest blessings"
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"Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them"
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"Reprove your friends in secret, praise them openly"
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"How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself"
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"An angry father is most cruel towards himself"


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