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Publilius Syrus

Quote of Publilius Syrus - From the faults of another a...


Biography - Publilius Syrus:

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

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




Translation

Translation

(French, Latin, German)



French
Le sage corrige ses vices en voyant ceux d’autrui.

Latin
Ex vitio alterius sapiens emendat suum.

German
Der Weise wird an anderer Leute Schaden klug.




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Quotes for: sage


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Quotes for: sage


Even for the wise, the desire for glory is the last of all passions to be laid aside.





A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.





It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.





Those who live without madness are not as wise as they think.





The wise man is rich





A wise man will be master of his mind. A fool will be its slave.











Quotes for: vice


Quotes

Quotes for: vice


Ingratitude is the mother of all vice.





There is only one vice of which no-one boasts - ingratitude.





Prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.





Yet it is better to accept public morals and human vices calmly without bursting into either laughter or tears.





Work saves us from three great evils: boredom, vice and need.





O philosophy, life’s guide! O searcher-out of virtue and expeller of vices! What could we and every age of men have been without thee? Thou hast produced cities; thou hast called men scattered about into the social enjoyment of life.











Quotes for: others


Quotes

Quotes about others:


To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.





Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.





Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.





If we had no pride we should not complain of that of others.





Let the other side be heard as well.
Seneca - 





Whoever is happy will make others happy too.











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.





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.





Youth must be mastered not by force but by reason.












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