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Publilius Syrus

Quote of Publilius Syrus - He conquers twice who conquers himself...


Biography - Publilius Syrus:

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

He conquers twice who conquers himself in victory.




Translation

Translation

(French, Latin, German)



French
Celui qui sait se vaincre dans la victoire est deux fois vainqueur.

Latin
Bis vincit qui se vincit in victoria.

German
Wer sich im Sieg besiegen kann, siegt zweimal.




See also 

See also...



There is no higher rule than that over oneself, over one's impulses: there is the triumph of free will.




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