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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
1st century BC
Place of birth: Syria

Opportunity is offered with difficulty, lost with ease.



(French, Latin, German)

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

Occasio aegre offertur, facile amittitur.

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 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.


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.

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