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Publilius Syrus

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Biography - Publilius Syrus:

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

Pain of mind is worse than pain of body.



Translation

Translation

(French, Latin, German)



French
Les peines de l’âme sont plus grandes que celles du corps.

Latin
Dolor animi gravior est quam corporis dolor.

German
Die Quaalen der Seelen übertreffen die Quaalen des Leibes.




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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.





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Do not trouble yourself, make yourself simple.





For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years.





Let no one be slow to seek wisdom when he is young nor weary in the search thereof when he is grown old. For no age is too early or too late for the health of the soul.











Quotes for: body


Quotes

Quotes for: body


Action is the language of the body and should harmonize with the spirit within.





A healthy mind in a healthy body.





The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.





There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.





Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.





With most people the heart grows old with the body.











Quotes

Quotes for: pain


Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.





I believe all suffering is caused by ignorance.





Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.





Who fears to suffer, already suffers what he fears.





To tolerate is to take upon oneself; a tolerance that comes into being on the backs of others is no longer tolerance. To tolerate the suffering of others, to tolerate an injustice of which we are not a victim or an atrocity that we are spared is not tolerance but selfishness, indifference, or worse.





I have only one passion, that for light, in the name of humanity which has suffered so much and which has the right to happiness.











Quotes

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.





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.





It's too late to ask for advice when the danger comes.












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