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Publilius Syrus Quotes

Roman Writer

Admonish your friends privately, but praise them openly.

Category: Praise

All delay is helpful, but it does produce wisdom.

Category: Procrastination

Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

Category: Prosperity

Nothing can be done quickly and prudently at the same time.

Category: Prudence

There are some remedies worse than the disease.

Category: Remedies

You cannot put the same shoe on every foot.

Category: Right And Rightness

Audacity augments courage; hesitation, fear.

Category: Risk

I often regret that I have spoken; never that I have been silent.

Category: Silence

Let a fool hold his tongue and he will pass for a sage.

Category: Silence

Society in shipwreck is comfort to all.

Category: Society

Speech is the mirror of the soul; as a man speaks, so he is.

Category: Speech

A man's own character is the arbiter of his fortune.

Category: Success

The timid man calls himself cautious, the sordid man thrifty.

Category: Thrift

Everything is worth what its purchaser will pay for it.

Category: Value

The most delightful pleasures cloy without variety.

Category: Variety