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Publilius Syrus

Quote of Publilius Syrus - Build not your joy on another's...


Biography - Publilius Syrus:

Latin writer *Approximate years of birth and death.
Born: -85 - Died: -43
Period:
1st century BC
Place of birth: Syria
Syria

Build not your joy on another's sorrow.




Translation

Translation

(French, Latin, German)



French
Ne fais point ta joie du malheur d’autrui.

Latin
Alterius damnum, gaudium haud ficias tuum.

German
Mach nicht zu deiner Freude andrer Leute Leid.




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