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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 coward calls himself cautious, the miser thrifty.
Publilius Syrus - Sentences




Translation  

Translation

(French, Latin, German)


French
Le lâche se dit prudent, et l’avare économe.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences

Latin
Timidus vocat se cautum, parcum sordidus.”

German
Der Ängstliche hält sich für vorsichtig, der Geizhals für sparsam.”
Publilius Syrus - Sententiae




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Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.”
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There are hurricanes in human affairs, tempests of passion, when it is wise to retire to a harbor and ride it out at anchor. Remedies often make diseases worse.”
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The cautious seldom err.”
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A wise and prudent king knows how to make use of even the least of his subjects.”
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A prudent man should always follow in the path trodden by great men and imitate those who are most excellent.”
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A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.”
Francis Bacon
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He has what he desires who can limit his desires to what is enough.”
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Youth must be mastered not by force but by reason.”
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In excessive altercation, truth is lost.”
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From the faults of another a wise man will correct his own.”
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Even a single hair casts a shadow.”
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A wise man will be master of his mind. A fool will be its slave.”
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