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Plautus Quotes

Quotes by Plautus - (20 quotes)

Plautus - From the Advice category:

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

Plautus - From the Business category:

He who seeks for gain, must be at some expense. (Plautus)

Plautus - From the Character category:

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

Plautus - From the Contentment category:

A contented mind is the best source for trouble. (Plautus)

Plautus - From the Courage category:

Courage easily finds its own eloquence. (Plautus)

Plautus - From the Criticism category:

I much prefer a compliment, even if insincere, to sincere criticism. (Plautus)

Plautus - From the Drunkenness category:

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

Plautus - From the Drunkenness category:

Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words. (Plautus)

Plautus - From the Expectation category:

Things we do not expect, happen more frequently than we wish. (Plautus)

Plautus - From the Friendship category:

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

Plautus - From the Friendship category:

Where there are friends there is wealth. (Plautus)

Plautus - From the Moderation category:

In everything the middle road is best. (Plautus)

Plautus - From the Money category:

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

Plautus - From the Patience category:

Patience is the best remedy for every trouble. (Plautus)

Plautus - From the Perseverance category:

Persevere in virtue and diligence. (Plautus)

Plautus - From the Selling category:

Good merchandise, even hidden, soon finds buyers. (Plautus)

Plautus - From the Silence category:

It is well for one to know more than he says. (Plautus)

Plautus - From the Talent category:

The greatest talents often lie buried out of sight. (Plautus)

Plautus - From the Trust category:

A mouse never entrusts his life to only one hole. (Plautus)

Plautus - From the Wisdom category:

Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired. (Plautus)