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Titus Maccius Plautus Quotes

A contented mind is the best source for trouble.

A mouse never entrusts his life to only one hole.

A word to the wise is enough.

Bad conduct soils the finest ornament more than filth.

Conquered, we conquer.

Courage easily finds its own eloquence.

Courage in danger is half the battle.

Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of life.

Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

Good courage in a bad affair is half of the evil overcome.

Good merchandise, even hidden, soon finds buyers.

He who seeks for gain, must be at some expense.

He whom the gods love dies young, while he is in health, has his senses and his judgments sound.

How great in number are the little minded men.

I much prefer a compliment, even if insincere, to sincere criticism.

I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.

If you have overcome your inclination and not been overcome by it, you have reason to rejoice.

It is well for one to know more than he says.

It well becomes a young man to be modest.

Keep what you have; the known evil is best.