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Titus Maccius Plautus Quotes

Roman Comic Poet

One does nothing who tries to console a despondent person with word. A friend is one who aids with deeds at a critical time when deeds are called for.

Category: Aid And Assistance

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

Category: Alcohol And Alcoholism

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

Category: Business

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

Category: Character

If you are content, you have enough to live comfortably.

Category: Contentment

Courage in danger is half the battle.

Category: Courage

Laws are subordinate to custom.

Category: Custom

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

Category: Death And Dying

Ones oldest friend is the best.

Category: Friends And Friendship

Nothing is there more friendly to a man than a friend in need.

Category: Friends And Friendship

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

Category: Friends And Friendship

What is thine is mine, and all mine is thine.

Category: Friends And Friendship

One eye witness is better than ten hear sayers.

Category: Gossip

It is easy to rule over the good.

Category: Government

No one can be so welcome a guest that he will not annoy his host after three days.

Category: Guests