Plautus - Quotes

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Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.

Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.

Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.

Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.

Where there are friends there is wealth.

Where there are friends there is wealth.

Conquered, we conquer.

Conquered, we conquer.

The greatest talents often lie buried out of sight. ---->>>

Nothing is more wretched than the mind of a man conscious of guilt. ---->>>

Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.

I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.

Man is not man, but a wolf to those he does not know. ---->>>

A mouse does not rely on just one hole. ---->>>

The day, water, sun, moon, night - I do not have to purchase these things with money.

The day, water, sun, moon, night - I do not have to purchase these things with money.

Let deeds match words. ---->>>

I much prefer a compliment, even if insincere, to sincere criticism. ---->>>

A contented mind is the best source for trouble. ---->>>

Courage is what preserves our liberty, safety, life, and our homes and parents, our country and children. Courage comprises all things. ---->>>

Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. ---->>>

The poor man who enters into a partnership with one who is rich makes a risky venture. ---->>>

No guest is so welcome in a friend's house that he will not become a nuisance after three days. ---->>>

Courage easily finds its own eloquence. ---->>>

Persevere in virtue and diligence. ---->>>

If you have overcome your inclination and not been overcome by it, you have reason to rejoice. ---->>>

Keep what you have; the known evil is best. ---->>>

For nobody is curious, who isn't malevolent. ---->>>

Your wealth is where your friends are. ---->>>

A mouse never entrusts his life to only one hole. ---->>>

Good courage in a bad affair is half of the evil overcome.

Good courage in a bad affair is half of the evil overcome.

How great in number are the little minded men. ---->>>

There's no such thing, you know, as picking out the best woman: it's only a question of comparative badness, brother. ---->>>

It is well for one to know more than he says. ---->>>

Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of life. ---->>>

Courage in danger is half the battle.

Courage in danger is half the battle.

You must spend money to make money. ---->>>

Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability. ---->>>

This is the great fault of wine; it first trips up the feet: it is a cunning wrestler. ---->>>

'He means well' is useless unless he does well. ---->>>

Bad conduct soils the finest ornament more than filth. ---->>>

He whom the gods love dies young, while he is in health, has his senses and his judgments sound. ---->>>

A word to the wise is enough. ---->>>

Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired. ---->>>

The evil that we know is best. ---->>>

Things we do not expect, happen more frequently than we wish. ---->>>

Good merchandise, even hidden, soon finds buyers. ---->>>

No blessing lasts forever. ---->>>

He who seeks for gain, must be at some expense. ---->>>

It well becomes a young man to be modest. ---->>>

Laws are subordinate to custom. ---->>>

Property is unstable, and youth perishes in a moment. Life itself is held in the grinning fangs of Death, Yet men delay to obtain release from the world. Alas, the conduct of mankind is surprising. ---->>>

No man is wise enough by himself. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Plautus
Nationality: Roman
Born: 254 BC
Birthplace:
Die: 184 BC
Occupation: Playwright
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Titus Maccius Plautus (c. 254 – 184 BC), commonly known as Plautus, was a Roman playwright of the Old Latin period. His comedies are the earliest Latin literary works to have survived in their entirety. He wrote Palliata comoedia, the genre devised by the innovator of Latin literature, Livius Andronicus (wikipedia)