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76 Short & Inspiring Publilius Syrus Quotes (UNITY)

Top 10 Most Famous Publilius Syrus Quotes (BEST)

Where there is unity, there is always victory.
Where there is unity, there is always victory.
From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.
From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.
The sweetest pleasure arises from difficulties overcome.
The sweetest pleasure arises from difficulties overcome.
The greatest of empires, is the empire over one's self.
The greatest of empires, is the empire over one’s self.
A wise man will be master of his mind, a fool will be its slave.
A wise man will be master of his mind, a fool will be its slave.
Observation, not old age, brings wisdom.
Observation, not old age, brings wisdom.
It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity.
It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity.
A good reputation is more valuable than money.
A good reputation is more valuable than money.
I often regret that I have spoken; never that I have been silent.
I often regret that I have spoken; never that I have been silent.
It matters not what you are thought to be, but what you are.
It matters not what you are thought to be, but what you are.

9 Wise Publilius Syrus Quotes (WISDOM)

To do two things at once is to do neither.
To do two things at once is to do neither.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Never promise more than you can perform.
Never promise more than you can perform.
Trust, like the soul, never returns once it is gone.
Trust, like the soul, never returns once it is gone.
It is better to learn late than never.
It is better to learn late than never.
Yesterday should be the teacher of today.
Yesterday should be the teacher of today.
Practice is the best of all instructors.
Practice is the best of all instructors.
There is no fruit which is not bitter before it is ripe.
There is no fruit which is not bitter before it is ripe.
While we stop to think, we often miss our opportunity.
While we stop to think, we often miss our opportunity.

3 Publilius Syrus Quotes on Speech and Being Quiet

Speech is a mirror of the soul as a man speaks, so is he.
Speech is a mirror of the soul: as a man speaks, so is he.
A tongue prone to slander is the proof of a depraved mind.
A tongue prone to slander is the proof of a depraved mind.
Let a fool hold his tongue and he will pass for a sage.
Let a fool hold his tongue and he will pass for a sage.

3 Publilius Syrus Quotes on Greed

The poor lack much, the greedy everything.
The poor lack much, the greedy everything.
Poverty wants much; but avarice, everything.
Poverty wants much; but avarice, everything.
If you wish to reach the highest, begin at the lowest.
If you wish to reach the highest, begin at the lowest.

8 Motivational Publilius Syrus Quotes About Life

Good health and good sense are two of life's greatest blessings.
Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings.
You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.
You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.
Would you have a great empire Rule over yourself.
Would you have a great empire? Rule over yourself.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
He conquers twice who conquers himself.
He conquers twice who conquers himself.
Powerful indeed is the empire of habit.
Powerful indeed is the empire of habit.
Life is short, but its ills make it seem long.
Life is short, but its ills make it seem long.
He sleeps well who knows not that he sleeps ill.
He sleeps well who knows not that he sleeps ill.

2 Publilius Syrus Quotes on Courage

No one reaches a high position without daring.
No one reaches a high position without daring.
Valor grows by daring, fear by holding back.
Valor grows by daring, fear by holding back.

4 Publilius Syrus Quotes on Happiness

No man is happy unless he believes he is.
No man is happy unless he believes he is.
How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself.
How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself.
Any land is your country where you can live happy.
Any land is your country where you can live happy.
Happy he who died when death was desirable.
Happy he who died when death was desirable.

4 Publilius Syrus Quotes on Being Angry

An angry man is, again, angry with himself when he returns to reason.
An angry man is, again, angry with himself when he returns to reason.
When angry, a man has deserted his body.
When angry, a man has deserted his body.
An angry father is most cruel towards himself.
An angry father is most cruel towards himself.
He who lives only for himself is truly dead to others.
He who lives only for himself is truly dead to others.

3 Publilius Syrus Quotes on Love and Relationships

To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Lovers know what they want, but not what they need.
Lovers know what they want, but not what they need.
The wounds of love can only be healed by the one who made them.
The wounds of love can only be healed by the one who made them.

5 Publilius Syrus Quotes on Friendships

A friendship that can end never really began.
A friendship that can end never really began.
Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.
Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.
Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.
Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.
It is a consolation to the wretched to have companions in misery.
It is a consolation to the wretched to have companions in misery.
Look to be treated by others as you have treated others.
Look to be treated by others as you have treated others.

5 Publilius Syrus Quotes on Honor

He who violates another's honor loses his own.
He who violates another’s honor loses his own.
What is left when honor is lost?
What is left when honor is lost?
We should keep our word even to the undeserving.
We should keep our word even to the undeserving.
It is of no profit to have learned well, if you neglect to do well.
It is of no profit to have learned well, if you neglect to do well.
He who has lost honor can lose nothing more.
He who has lost honor can lose nothing more.

2 Publilius Syrus Quotes on Vision and Sight

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
There is no sight in the eye, when the mind does not gaze.
There is no sight in the eye, when the mind does not gaze.

5 Publilius Syrus Quotes on Justice

The judge is condemned when the criminal is acquitted.
The judge is condemned when the criminal is acquitted.
He who spares the bad injures the good.
He who spares the bad injures the good.
Pain forces even the innocent to lie.
Pain forces even the innocent to lie.
It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door.
It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door.
Learn to see in another's calamity the ills which you should avoid.
Learn to see in another’s calamity the ills which you should avoid.

2 Publilius Syrus Quotes on Fear

The fear of death is more to be feared, than death itself.
The fear of death is more to be feared, than death itself.
He whom many fear, has himself many to fear.
He whom many fear, has himself many to fear.

11 Publilius Syrus Quotes that will Make You Think

The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body.
The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body.
To be always giving, is to encourage a forcible taking when you refuse to give.
To be always giving, is to encourage a forcible taking when you refuse to give.
An enemy despised is the most dangerous of all enemies.
An enemy despised is the most dangerous of all enemies.
It is a bad plan that cannot be altered.
It is a bad plan that cannot be altered.
Many receive advice, few profit by it.
Many receive advice, few profit by it.
Some remedies are worse than the disease.
Some remedies are worse than the disease.
The circumstances of others seem good to us, while ours seem good to others.
The circumstances of others seem good to us, while ours seem good to others.
Every question does not deserve an answer.
Every question does not deserve an answer.
Everything is worth what its purchaser will pay for it.
Everything is worth what its purchaser will pay for it.
Fate is not satisfied with inflicting one calamity.
Fate is not satisfied with inflicting one calamity.
It is only the ignorant who despise education.
It is only the ignorant who despise education.

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