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Publilius Syrus

Quote of Publilius Syrus - The miser is as much in...


Biography - Publilius Syrus:

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

The miser is as much in want of that which he has, as of that which he has not.




Translation

Translation

(French, Latin, German)



French
L’avare est privé des biens qu’il possède autant que de ceux qu’il n’a pas.

Latin
Tam deest avaro quod habet, quam quod non habet.

German
Dem Habgierigen fehlt sowohl, was er hat, als auch , was er nicht hat.




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If it is true that one is poor on account of all the things one wants, the ambitious and the avaricious languish in extreme poverty.




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