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Publilius Syrus Quotes

Roman Writer

Anyone can steer the ship when the sea is calm.

Category: Leaders And Leadership

Pain forces even the innocent to lie.

Category: Lies And Lying

Some remedies are worse than the disease.

Category: Medicine

He who has a mind to do mischief will always find a pretense.

Category: Mind

Life itself is short, but lasts longer than misfortunes.

Category: Misfortunes

From the errors of others a wise man corrects his own.

Category: Mistakes

Necessity knows no law except to conquer.

Category: Necessity

Opportunity is lost by deliberation.

Category: Opportunity

Pain of mind is worse than pain of body.

Category: Pain

The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body.

Category: Pain

The next day is never so good as the day before.

Category: Past

Patience is a remedy for every sorrow.

Category: Patience

It is a bad plan that admits of no modification.

Category: Planning

No one knows what he can do till he tries.

Category: Possibilities

A cock has great influence on his own dunghill.

Category: Power