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Publilius Syrus


Publilius Syrus, a Latin writer of mimes, flourished in the 1st century BC He was a native of Assyria and Assyrian by race, he was brought as a slave to Italy, but by his wit and talent he won the favour of his master, who freed and educated him.
Publilius Syrus
Amid a multitude of projects, no plan is devised.
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Proximum ab innocentia tenet locum verecunda peccati confessio.
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Necessitas dat legem non ipsa accipit.




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Avarice is as destitute of what it has, as what it has not.
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No man is happy who does not think himself so.
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A noble spirit finds a cure for injustice in forgetting it.
Publilius Syrus
Do not take part in the council, unless you are called.
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It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity.
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Nothing can be done at once hastily and prudently.
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The poor man is ruined as soon as he begins to ape the rich.
Publilius Syrus
Whatever you can lose, you should reckon of no account.




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Better to be ignorant of a matter than half know it.
Publilius Syrus
The greatest of empires, is the empire over one's self.
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To forget the wrongs you receive, is to remedy them.
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Be your money's master, not its slave.
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I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.
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What is left when honor is lost?
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To do two things at once is to do neither.
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Fortune is not satisfied with inflicting one calamity.
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He who is bent on doing evil can never want occasion.


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