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Plautus


Born at Sassina, Umbria, was a comic playwright in the time of the Roman Republic.
Plautus
Courage is the very best gift of all; courage stands before everything, it does, it does! It is what maintains and preserves our liberty, safety, life, and our homes and parents, our country and children. Courage comprises all things: a man with courage has every blessing.
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To blow and swallow at the same moment is not easy.
Plautus
He whom the gods love dies young.




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Things which you do not hope happen more frequently than things which you do hope.
Plautus
[F]acias ipse quod faciamus nobis suades.
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It was not for nothing that the raven was just now croaking on my left hand.
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You miss the point? The lady that spares her lover spares herself too little.
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These things are not for the best, nor as I think they ought to be; but still they are better than that which is downright bad.
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Practice yourself what you preach.
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Drink, live like the Greeks, eat, gorge.
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Each man reaps on his own farm.




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The chap that endures hard knocks like a man enjoys a soft time later on.
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Lupus est homo homini, non homo, quom qualis sit non novit.
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One eye-witness weighs more than ten hearsays Seeing is believing all the world over.
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There are occasions when it is undoubtedly better to incur loss than to make gain.
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Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.
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The face that thou shalt smite in earnest is bound thereafter to be boneless.
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Nothing is more wretched than a guilty conscience.
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Dictum sapienti sat est.
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What is yours is mine, and all mine is yours.


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