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Publilius Syrus

Quote of Publilius Syrus - Many fear their reputation, few their...

Biography - Publilius Syrus:

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

Many fear their reputation, few their conscience.



Meaning: Many people are concerned about their reputation, few about their conscience.

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(French, Latin, German, Italian)

Il y a plus de gens qui ont soin de leur r├ęputation que de leur conscience.

Famam curant multi, pauci conscientiam.

Ruf k├╝mmert viele, das Gewissen wenig.

Molti si preoccupano della propria fama, pochi della propria coscienza.

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Quotes for: reputation

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My reputation grows with every failure.

It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.

One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.

Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.


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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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