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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

The miser is as much in want of that which he has, as of that which he has not.
Publilius Syrus - Sentences




Translation  

Translation

(French, Latin, German)


French
L’avare est privé des biens qu’il possède autant que de ceux qu’il n’a pas.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences

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

German
Dem Habgierigen fehlt sowohl, was er hat, als auch , was er nicht hat.”
Publilius Syrus - Sententiae




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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.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères




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