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  Quotes of Publilius Syrus [35]

  1. Learn to see in another's calamity the ills which you should avoid.
  2. It is no profit to have learned well, if you neglect to do well.
  3. It is more tolerable to be refused than deceived.
  4. It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door.
  5. If you refuse where you have always granted you invite to theft.In a heated argument we are apt to lose sight of the truth.
  6. Count not him among your friends who will retail your privacies to the world.
  7. Any plan is bad which is incapable of modification.
  8. An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason.
  9. Admonish thy friends in secret, praise them openly.
  10. A suspicious mind always looks on the black side of things.
  11. It is only the ignorant who despise education.
  12. The fear of death is more to be dreaded than death itself.
  13. As men, we are all equal in the presence of death.
  14. Poverty wants much; but avarice, everything.
  15. In quarrelling the truth is always lost.
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