Publilius Syrus

fl. 1st Cent. BC -

A Quote by Publilius Syrus on cowardice

The coward regards himself as cautious, the miser as thrifty.

Publilius Syrus (fl. 1st Cent. BC -)

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A Quote by Publilius Syrus on cruelty and tears

Cruelty is fed, not weakened by tears.

Publilius Syrus (fl. 1st Cent. BC -)

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A Quote by Publilius Syrus on contempt and familiarity

Familiarity breeds contempt.

Publilius Syrus (fl. 1st Cent. BC -)

Source: Maxim 640. see Aesop

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A Quote by Publilius Syrus on fear

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Valor grows by daring, fear by holding back.

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A Quote by Publilius Syrus on fear and foolishness

It is foolish to fear that which you cannot avoid. -Stultum est timere quod vitare non potes

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A Quote by Publilius Syrus on fortune

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When fortune flatters, she does it to betray.

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A Quote by Publilius Syrus on friendship

Unless you make allowances for your friends' foibles, you betray your own.

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A Quote by Publilius Syrus

No one knows what he can do until he tries.

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A Quote by Publilius Syrus on friendship and praise

Admonish your friends privately, but praise them openly.

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A Quote by Publilius Syrus on advice and profit

Many receive advice, but the wise profit from it.

Publilius Syrus (fl. 1st Cent. BC -)

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