Home
logo
English German French
language
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
Period:
1st century BC
Place of birth: Syria
Syria

Many fear their reputation, few their conscience.



Note 

Note



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


Source: Sentences



Translation

Translation

(French, Latin, German, Italian)



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

Latin
Famam curant multi, pauci conscientiam.

German
Ruf k├╝mmert viele, das Gewissen wenig.

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




See also 

See also...






Quotes

Quotes for: reputation


Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.





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.











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.












info   A quotation is a statement taken out of its context. Therefore, it is necessary to place any quotation within its author's work and its historical, geographical or philosophical context in order to fully understand its meaning. | The quotations stated on this site express their authors' opinion and do not reflect that of Buboquote.com



logo

 Subscribe to the quote of the day email

Subscribe to the Quote of the Day to receive a quote every day in your inbox. It is spam-free and you can unsubscribe at any time. Subscribe to the quote of the day email