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Publilius Syrus

Quote of Publilius Syrus - The coward calls himself cautious, the...


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 coward calls himself cautious, the miser thrifty.




Translation

Translation

(French, Latin, German)



French
Le lâche se dit prudent, et l’avare économe.

Latin
Timidus vocat se cautum, parcum sordidus.

German
Der Ängstliche hält sich für vorsichtig, der Geizhals für sparsam.




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