Terence

190 - 159 BC

A Quote by Publius Terence (P. Terentius Afer)

"How often things occur by mere chance which we dare not even hope for."

Terence (190 - 159 BC)

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A Quote by Publius Terence (P. Terentius Afer) on life and men

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I bid him look into the lives of men as though into a mirror, and from others to take an example for himself.

Terence (190 - 159 BC)

Source: Adelphoe

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A Quote by Publius Terence (P. Terentius Afer)

A word to the wise is sufficient. -Dictum sapienti sat est

Terence (190 - 159 BC)

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A Quote by Publius Terence (P. Terentius Afer) on praise and silence

Their silence is enough praise. -Tacent, satis laudant

Terence (190 - 159 BC)

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A Quote by Publius Terence (P. Terentius Afer) on men

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So many men, so many thoughts. -Quot homines tot sententiae

Terence (190 - 159 BC)

Source: Phormio

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A Quote by Publius Terence (P. Terentius Afer) on belief and hope

You believe that easily which you hope for earnestly.

Terence (190 - 159 BC)

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A Quote by Publius Terence (P. Terentius Afer) on beginning, charity, and home

Charity begins at home.

Terence (190 - 159 BC)

Source: Andria

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A Quote by Publius Terence (P. Terentius Afer) on difficulty

An easy task becomes difficult when you do it with reluctance.

Terence (190 - 159 BC)

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A Quote by Publius Terence (P. Terentius Afer) on bravery and fortune

Fortune helps the brave. -Fortes fortuna adiuvat

Terence (190 - 159 BC)

Source: Phormio

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A Quote by Publius Terence (P. Terentius Afer) on hope and life

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While there's life, there's hope.

Terence (190 - 159 BC)

Source: Heuton Timoroumenos, see Cicero

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