Plautus Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Plautus

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Plautus quotes: No man will be respected by others who is despised by his own relatives. No man will be respected by others who is despised by his own relatives.
Plautus quotes: To snatch the worm from the trap. To snatch the worm from the trap.
Plautus quotes: A well-balanced mind is the best remedy against affliction. A well-balanced mind is the best remedy against affliction.
Plautus quotes: Where there are friends there is wealth. Where there are friends there is wealth.
Plautus quotes: A word to the wise is sufficient A word to the wise is sufficient
Plautus quotes: What is yours is mine, and all mine is yours. What is yours is mine, and all mine is yours.
Plautus quotes: The prudent man really frames his own fortunes for himself. The prudent man really frames his own fortunes for himself.
Plautus quotes: Courage easily finds its own eloquence. Courage easily finds its own eloquence.
Plautus quotes: I am myself my own commander.[Lat., Egomet sum mihi imperator.] I am myself my own commander.
[Lat., Egomet sum mihi imperator.]
Plautus quotes: Disgrace is immortal, and living even when one thinks it dead. Disgrace is immortal, and living even when one thinks it dead.
Plautus quotes: I seek the utmost pleasure and the least pain. I seek the utmost pleasure and the least pain.
Plautus quotes: Worthy things happen to the worthy. Worthy things happen to the worthy.
Plautus quotes: As long as she is wise and good, a girl has sufficient dowry. As long as she is wise and good, a girl has sufficient dowry.
Plautus quotes: A man with courage has every blessing. A man with courage has every blessing.
Plautus quotes: Flight without feathers is not easy. Flight without feathers is not easy.
Plautus quotes: Every one can remember that which has interested himself. Every one can remember that which has interested himself.
Plautus quotes: To make any gain some outlay is necessary. To make any gain some outlay is necessary.
Plautus quotes: If you speak insults you will hear them also. If you speak insults you will hear them also.
Plautus quotes: To love is human, it is also human to forgive. To love is human, it is also human to forgive.
Plautus quotes: Good things soon find a purchaser. Good things soon find a purchaser.
Plautus quotes: He who tries to protect himself from deception is often cheated, even when most on his guard. He who tries to protect himself from deception is often cheated, even when most on his guard.
Plautus quotes: I love truth and wish to have it always spoken to me: I hate a liar.[Lat., Ego verum amo, verum volo mihi dici; mendacem odi.] I love truth and wish to have it always spoken to me: I hate a liar.
[Lat., Ego verum amo, verum volo mihi dici; mendacem odi.]
Plautus quotes: A woman smells well when she smells of nothing. A woman smells well when she smells of nothing.
Plautus quotes: That wife is an enemy to her husband who is given in marriage against her will. That wife is an enemy to her husband who is given in marriage against her will.
Plautus quotes: He is happy in his wisdom who has learned at another's expense. He is happy in his wisdom who has learned at another's expense.
Plautus quotes: Man is not man, but a wolf to those he does not know. Man is not man, but a wolf to those he does not know.
Plautus quotes: Arrogance is the outgrowth of prosperity. Arrogance is the outgrowth of prosperity.
Plautus quotes: It is good to love in a moderate degree; but it is not good to love to distraction. It is good to love in a moderate degree; but it is not good to love to distraction.
Plautus quotes: A mouse relies not solely on one hole. A mouse relies not solely on one hole.
Plautus quotes: It is not without a purpose when a rich man greets a poor one with kindness. It is not without a purpose when a rich man greets a poor one with kindness.
Plautus quotes: It is common to forget a man and slight him if his good will cannot help you. It is common to forget a man and slight him if his good will cannot help you.
Plautus quotes: It is easy to rule over the good. It is easy to rule over the good.
Plautus quotes: To waste one's breath; to pump into a sieve. To waste one's breath; to pump into a sieve.
Plautus quotes: Always bring money along with your complaints. Always bring money along with your complaints.
Plautus quotes: If you are wise, be wise; keep what goods the gods provide you. If you are wise, be wise; keep what goods the gods provide you.
Plautus quotes: I trust no rich man who is officiously kind to a poor man. I trust no rich man who is officiously kind to a poor man.
Plautus quotes: It is wisdom to think upon anything before we execute it. It is wisdom to think upon anything before we execute it.
Plautus quotes: It is not fair to treat as serious that which is only said in joke. It is not fair to treat as serious that which is only said in joke.
Plautus quotes: Are you not accustomed to look at home, when you abuse others? Are you not accustomed to look at home, when you abuse others?
Plautus quotes: Food of Acheron. (Grave.)[Lat., Pabulum Acheruntis.] Food of Acheron. (Grave.)
[Lat., Pabulum Acheruntis.]
Plautus quotes: It is only when we have lost them that we fully appreciate our blessings. It is only when we have lost them that we fully appreciate our blessings.
Plautus quotes: Know this, that troubles come swifter than the things we desire. Know this, that troubles come swifter than the things we desire.
Plautus quotes: Even the whole of life is not sufficient for thorough learning. Even the whole of life is not sufficient for thorough learning.
Plautus quotes: It is well for one to know more than he says. It is well for one to know more than he says.
Plautus quotes: Where there are sheep, the wolves are never very far away. Where there are sheep, the wolves are never very far away.
Plautus quotes: He who has in due season become rich, unless he saves in due season, will in due season starve. He who has in due season become rich, unless he saves in due season, will in due season starve.
Plautus quotes: Courage is to take hard knocks like a man when occasion calls. Courage is to take hard knocks like a man when occasion calls.
Plautus quotes: Nothing is there more friendly to a man than a friend in need. Nothing is there more friendly to a man than a friend in need.
Plautus quotes: Courage is what preserves our liberty, safety, life, and our homes and parents, our country and children. Courage comprises all things. Courage is what preserves our liberty, safety, life, and our homes and parents, our country and children. Courage comprises all things.
Plautus quotes: Conquered, we conquer. Conquered, we conquer.
Plautus quotes: I am undone! I have smashed the waggon. [I have ruined all.] I am undone! I have smashed the waggon. [I have ruined all.]
Plautus quotes: There are occasions when it is undoubtedly better to incur loss than to make gain. There are occasions when it is undoubtedly better to incur loss than to make gain.
Plautus quotes: You have eaten a meal dangerously seasoned. [You have laid up a grief in store for yourself.] You have eaten a meal dangerously seasoned. [You have laid up a grief in store for yourself.]
Plautus quotes: Poverty is a thorough instructress in all the arts.[Lat., Paupertas ... omnes artes perdocet.] Poverty is a thorough instructress in all the arts.
[Lat., Paupertas ... omnes artes perdocet.]
Plautus quotes: It is difficult to fly without wings. It is difficult to fly without wings.
Plautus quotes: Men understand the worth of blessings only when they have lost them. Men understand the worth of blessings only when they have lost them.
Plautus quotes: Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability. Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability.
Plautus quotes: There's no such thing, you know, as picking out the best woman: it's only a question of comparative badness, brother. There's no such thing, you know, as picking out the best woman: it's only a question of comparative badness, brother.
Plautus quotes: You little know what a ticklish thing it is to go to law.[Lat., Nescis tu quam meticulosa res sit ire ad judicem.] You little know what a ticklish thing it is to go to law.
[Lat., Nescis tu quam meticulosa res sit ire ad judicem.]
Plautus quotes: I suspect that hunger was my mother. I suspect that hunger was my mother.
Plautus quotes: He that would eat the nut must crack the shell. He that would eat the nut must crack the shell.
Plautus quotes: He can do most who has most power. He can do most who has most power.
Plautus quotes: There are games in which it is better to lose than win. There are games in which it is better to lose than win.
Plautus quotes: How often the highest talent lurks in obscurity. How often the highest talent lurks in obscurity.
Plautus quotes: He gains wisdom in a happy way, who gains it by another's experience.[Lat., Feliciter sapit qui alieno periculo sapit.] He gains wisdom in a happy way, who gains it by another's experience.
[Lat., Feliciter sapit qui alieno periculo sapit.]
Plautus quotes: This is the great fault of wine; it first trips up the feet: it is a cunning wrestler. This is the great fault of wine; it first trips up the feet: it is a cunning wrestler.
Plautus quotes: It is best to know the worst at once. It is best to know the worst at once.
Plautus quotes: The evil that we know is best. The evil that we know is best.
Plautus quotes: Let deeds match words. Let deeds match words.
Plautus quotes: You drown him by your talk. You drown him by your talk.
Plautus quotes: He who is most on his guard is often himself taken in. He who is most on his guard is often himself taken in.
Plautus quotes: Things unhoped for happen oftener than things we desire. Things unhoped for happen oftener than things we desire.
Plautus quotes: In misfortune if you cultivate a cheerful disposition you will reap the advantage of it. In misfortune if you cultivate a cheerful disposition you will reap the advantage of it.
Plautus quotes: Your piping-hot lie is the best of lies. Your piping-hot lie is the best of lies.
Plautus quotes: Remind a man of what he remembers, and you will make him forget it. Remind a man of what he remembers, and you will make him forget it.
Plautus quotes: He who seeks for gain, must be at some expense. He who seeks for gain, must be at some expense.
Plautus quotes: A mouse never entrusts his life to only one hole. A mouse never entrusts his life to only one hole.
Plautus quotes: If you have overcome your inclination and not been overcome by it, you have reason to rejoice. If you have overcome your inclination and not been overcome by it, you have reason to rejoice.
Plautus quotes: Courage in danger is half the battle. Courage in danger is half the battle.
Plautus quotes: Let not your expenditure exceed your income. Let not your expenditure exceed your income.
Plautus quotes: If you are content, you have enough to live comfortably. If you are content, you have enough to live comfortably.
Plautus quotes: Man is no man, but a wolf Man is no man, but a wolf
Plautus quotes: You will stir up the hornets.[Lat., Irritabis crabones.] You will stir up the hornets.
[Lat., Irritabis crabones.]