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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

Quote

To avoid covetousness is to conquer a kingdom.
Publilius Syrus - Sentences




Translation  

Translation

(French, Latin, German)


French
Commander à ses passions, c’est surpasser la puissance des rois.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences

Latin
Effugere cupiditatem, regnum est vincere”

German
Wer seiner Gier entflieht, besiegt ein Königreich.”
Publilius Syrus - Sententiae




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To grow old is to pass from passion to compassion.”
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He has what he desires who can limit his desires to what is enough.”
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The coward calls himself cautious, the miser thrifty.”
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Youth must be mastered not by force but by reason.”
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In excessive altercation, truth is lost.”
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From the faults of another a wise man will correct his own.”
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Even a single hair casts a shadow.”
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