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Publilius Syrus

Quote of Publilius Syrus - Even a single hair casts a...

Biography - Publilius Syrus:

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

Even a single hair casts a shadow.



(French, German, Latin)

Même un seul cheveu a son ombre.

Selbst ein einzelnes Haar wirft einen Schatten.

Etiam capillus unus habet umbram suam.

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Even the smallest light has its little atmosphere.

Quotes for: shadow


Quotes for: shadow

Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.

All the diversity, all the charm, all the beauty of life are made up of light and shade.

Where there is much light, the shadow is deep.

Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.

Men are the dreams of a shadow.
Pindar / 

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in one's own sunshine.


Publilius Syrus also said...

The coward calls himself cautious, the miser thrifty.

He has what he desires who can limit his desires to what is enough.

In excessive altercation, truth is lost.

From the faults of another a wise man will correct his own.

He conquers twice who conquers himself in victory.

It is better to trust in ability than in luck.

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