Quotes of Publilius Syrus

“ Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ Many receive advice, few profit by it. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ In a heated argument we are apt to lose sight of the truth. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ The judge is condemned when the criminal is absolved. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ We must give lengthy deliberation to what has to be decided once and for all. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ We desire nothing so much as what we ought not to have. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ As men, we are all equal in the presence of death. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ The fear of death is more to be dreaded than death itself. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ Depend not on fortune, but on conduct. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ A gift in season is a double favor to the needy. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ He doubly benefits the needy who gives quickly. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ Do not turn back when you are just at the goal. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ What is left when honor is lost? ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ Better be ignorant of a matter than half know it. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ While we stop to think, we often miss our opportunity. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ It is a bad plan that admits of no modification. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ It is not every question that deserves an answer. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ A good reputation is more valuable than money. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ I have often regretted my speech, never my silence. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ I have often regretted my speech, never my silence. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ Speech is a mirror of the soul: as a man speaks, so is he. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ You should go to a pear tree for pears, not to an elm. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ He who subdues his temper vanquishes his greatest enemy. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ I have often regretted my speech, never my silence. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ To do two things at once is to do neither. ”

- Publilius Syrus
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