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Publilius Syrus

Quote of Publilius Syrus - It is a brief refusal when...


Biography - Publilius Syrus:

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

It is a brief refusal when the wise man meets a request with silence.



Note 

Note



When a wise man meets a request with silence, he curtly refuses.


Source: Sentences



Translation

Translation

(French, Latin, German)



French
Le silence du sage est un prompt refus de ce qu’on lui demande.

Latin
Sapiens quod petitur, ubi tacet, breviter negat.

German
Der Weise, der auf eine Bitte schweigt, sagt Nein.




See also 

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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.





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Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.





What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.





If you have words stronger than silence, speak. If you do not have them, then remain silent.





Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.











Quotes

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He conquers twice who conquers himself in victory.





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Youth must be mastered not by force but by reason.





In excessive altercation, truth is lost.





From the faults of another a wise man will correct his own.












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