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Publilius Syrus

Quote of Publilius Syrus - Audacity augments courage; hesitation, fear....

Biography - Publilius Syrus:

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

Audacity augments courage; hesitation, fear.



(French, Latin, German)

Le courage croît en osant, et la peur en hésitant.

Audendo virtus crescit, tardando timor.

Durch Mut wächst Tapferkeit durch Zögern Furcht.

See also 

See also...

Consciousness of our powers augments them.

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.

I dare to believe that inner joy has some secret power to win the favour of fortune.

No one knows what he can do till he tries.

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.

Quotes for: courage


Quotes about courage:

Have courage to use your own reason!

The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.

It is better to trust in ability than in luck.

There is no happiness without courage, nor virtue without struggle.

Courage is found in unlikely places.

The courage of Truth, the belief in the power of the spirit, is the first condition of philosophical study.

Quotes for: to dare


Quotes for: to dare

He who can endure all can dare all.

Dare to be wise, begin!

Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.

I speak truth, not so much as I would, but as much as I dare; and I dare a little more, as I grow older.

There is no such thing as a long piece of work, except one that you dare not start.

Everyone's responsibility involves two acts: wanting to know and daring to say.

Quotes for: fear


Quotes about fear:

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.

Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.

Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.

Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.

...that this fear of erring is really the error itself.

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.


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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