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Publilius Syrus Quotes

Roman Writer

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

Category: Advice

It is bad advice that cannot be changed.

Category: Advice

If you wish to reach the highest, begin at the lowest.

Category: Ambition

An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason.

Category: Anger

To take refuge with an inferior is to betray one's self.

Category: Association

It is a good thing to learn caution from the misfortunes of others.

Category: Caution

A rolling stone can gather no moss.

Category: Change

To confess a fault freely is the next thing to being innocent of it.

Category: Confession

Confidence is the bond of friendship.

Category: Confidence

No one reaches a high position without daring.

Category: Courage

The empire of custom is most mighty.

Category: Custom

One is not exposed to danger who, even when in safety is always on their guard.

Category: Danger

That should be considered long which can be decided but once.

Category: Decisions

The prompter the refusal, the less the disappointment.

Category: Disappointments

It is only the ignorant who despise education.

Category: Education