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Publilius Syrus

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Biography - Publilius Syrus:

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

Quote

He has what he desires who can limit his desires to what is enough.
Publilius Syrus - Sentences




Translation  

Translation

(French, Latin, German)


French
Celui qui sait ne désirer que ce qu’il faut possède tout ce qu’il désire.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences

Latin
Quod vult habet, qui velle, quod satis est, potest.”

German
Wer wollen kann, was ihm genügt, hat, was er will.”
Publilius Syrus - Sententiae




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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.”
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To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.”
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If it be true that a man is rich who wants nothing, a wise man is a very rich man.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères

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Who lives content with little possesses everything.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux




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