Pliny the Younger

c. 62 - c. 113

A Quote by Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus Pliny, the Younger on faults

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His only fault is that he has none.

Pliny the Younger (c. 62 - c. 113)

Source: Book ix. Letter xxvi.

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A Quote by Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus Pliny, the Younger on value and words

They enhance the value of their favors by the words with which they are accompanied.

Pliny the Younger (c. 62 - c. 113)

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A Quote by Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus Pliny, the Younger on difficulty, learning, and practice

It is difficult to retain what you may have learned unless you should practice it. -Difficile est tenere quae acceperis nisi exerceas

Pliny the Younger (c. 62 - c. 113)

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A Quote by Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus Pliny, the Younger on books and profit

There is no book so bad that it is not profitable in some part. -Nullus est liber tam malus ut non aliqua parte prosit

Pliny the Younger (c. 62 - c. 113)

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A Quote by Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus Pliny, the Younger on men and reputation

Men are generally more pleased with a widespread than with a great reputation.

Pliny the Younger (c. 62 - c. 113)

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A Quote by Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus Pliny, the Younger on charm and possessions

An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit.

Pliny the Younger (c. 62 - c. 113)

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