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Publilius Syrus quotes (37)

The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Pain

The wise man guards against the future as if it were the present.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Unsorted

The coward regards himself as cautious the miser as thrifty.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Cowardice

When fortune flatters she does it to betray.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Betrayal

Nothing can be done at once hastily and prudently.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Hurry

Cruelty is fed not weakened by tears.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Cruel

There is no medicine to cure hatred.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Hate

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Leadership

It is a good thing to learn caution by the misfortunes of others.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Cause

In quarreling the truth is always lost.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Quarrels

The wise man avoids evil by anticipating it.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Wise

Many receive advice but the wise profit from it.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Advice

Some remedies are worse than the disease.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Disease

An over-taxed patience gives way to fierce anger. Furor fit læsa sæpius patientia.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Anger

To accept a favor is to sell ones freedom. Beneficium accipere libertatem est vendere
Publilius Syrus   Category: Benefit

The miser is as much in want of what he has as of what he has not.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Know

Everything is worth what its purchaser will pay for it.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Price

It is only the ignorant that despise education.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Despise

When you are at sea keep clear of the land.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Sailor

No man is happy unless he believes he is.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Youth

If you wish to reach the highest begin at the lowest.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Ambition

He hurts the good who spares the bad.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Bad

The things which belong to others please us more And that which is ours is more pleasing to others.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Envy

No one knows what he can do until he tries.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Do

A woman either loves or hates; she knows no medium.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Woe

From mistakes of others a wise man correcteth his own.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Proverb

Depend not on fortune but on conduct.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Fortune

Practice is the best of all instructors.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Practice

There is no gain so certain as that which arises from sparing what you have.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Gains

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Eyes

A rolling stone can gather no moss.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Action

It is better to learn late than never.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Better

Necessity has no law.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Necessity

While we stop to think we often miss our opportunity.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Opportunity

To do two things at once is to do neither.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Busy

He sleeps well who knows not that he sleeps ill.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Sleep

He who has lost honor can lose nothing more.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Honor