Home
logo
English German French
language
Publilius Syrus

Quote of Publilius Syrus - Opportunity is offered with difficulty, lost...


Biography - Publilius Syrus:

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

Opportunity is offered with difficulty, lost with ease.




Translation

Translation

(French, Latin, German)



French
L’occasion se présente difficilement, et se perd facilement.

Latin
Occasio aegre offertur, facile amittitur.

German
Eine gute Gelegenheit bietet sich selten und ist leicht verpaßt.




See also 

See also...



One must pass through the circumference of time before arriving at the center of opportunity.




Quotes

Quotes for: opportunity


Out of clutter find simplicity ; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.





The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.







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