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No one is so poor during life, as at birth. Yon mnst buy a bnshel of salt [with cash down] before you get credit. By publiua this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Maxim 16 Every one excels in something in which another fails. Maxim Practice is the best of all instructors.

There is rarely a loss where plenty is unknown. Great as a pocketbook or so if you’re the type who likes inspirational quotes.

Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Give your fiiend cause to blush; and you will be likely to lose him. Our times are not giving him the attention that he deserves.


Maxim Have courage, or cunning, when you deal with an enemy. They were saayings day crossing a court to- gether, in which a slave afflicted with the dropsy lay idly basking in the sun.

The Moral Sayings of Publius Syrus: A Roman Slave by Publilius Syrus

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Fortune makes a fool of him whom she favors too much. Life and reputation travel on with pulbius pace. To submit to necessity involves no disgrace. Selected pages Title Page. A man of courage never endures an insult; an honorable man never offers one.

Patience is a remedy for every sorrow.

Maxim It is sometimes expedient to forget who we are. Error and repentance are the attendants on hasty decisions.

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Sympathy in benevolence is the strongest of ties. He who violates another’s honor loses his own.

No one can long sustain a fidse character. Would you be known by morral body? The Law keeps her eye on the angry man, when he does not see the Law. A worthy freedman is a son acquired without the aid of nature.


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A lie is truth, when told for one’s safety. The worst danger is that which is concealed. No man is happy who does not think himself so. Do not seek for that which you would be ashamed to find. How timid is he who stands in terror of poverty I Maxim Better to be ignorant of a matter than half know it. The greater our strength; the less we know of the power of mis- fortune. He who lives only for himself is truly dead to others. No one ever lost honor but him who never had any.

It vexes a cheerful giver to meet with a scowling acceptance. How bootless the kindness which is followed by no good result I Jul 16, Olivier Goetgeluck rated it really liked it. There can never be an excess of honorable actions.