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Plautus Quotes: He whom the Gods love dies young.
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Plautus Quote: One eye-witness is of more weight than ten hearsays. Those who hear, speak of shat they have heard; whose who see, know beyond mistake.[Lat., Pluris est oculatus testis unus, quam auriti decem.Qui audiunt, audita dicunt; qui vident, plane sciunt.]
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Quotes about Plautus: Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.
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Quote about Plautus: In everything the middle course is the best; everything in excess brings trouble.
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Plautus Sayings: Who wishes to give himself an abundance of business let him equip these two things, a ship and a woman. For no two things involve more business, if you have begun to fit them out. Nor are these two things ever sufficiently adorned, nor is any excess of adornment enough for them.[Lat., Negotii sibi qui volet vim parare,Navem et mulierem, haec duo comparato.Nam nullae magis res duae plus negotiiHabent, forte si occeperis exornare.Neque unquam satis hae duae res ornantur,Neque eis ulla ornandi satis satietas est.]
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Plautus Saying: He whom the gods love dies young, whilst he is full of health, perception, and judgment.[Lat., Quem dii diligunt,Adolescens moritur, dum valet, sentit, sapit.]
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Sayings about Plautus: Let a man who wants to find abundance of employment procure a woman and a ship: for no two things do produce more trouble if you begin to equip them; neither are these two things ever equipped enough.
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Saying about Plautus: Know this, that troubles come swifter than the things we desire.
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Plautus Quotes: In everything the middle course is best: all things in excess bring trouble to men.[Lat., Modus omnibus in rebus, soror, optimum est habitu;Nimia omnia nimium exhibent negotium hominibus ex se.]
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Plautus Quote: Give assistance, and receive thanks lighter than a feather: injure a man, and his wrath will be like lead.
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Quotes about Plautus: No guest is so welcome in a friend's house that he will not become a nuisance after three days.
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Quote about Plautus: A contented mind is the best source for trouble.
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Plautus Sayings: To ask that which is unjust at the hands of the just, is an injustice in itself; to expect that which is just from the unjust, is simple folly.
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Plautus Saying: Property is unstable, and youth perishes in a moment. Life itself is held in the grinning fangs of Death, Yet men delay to obtain release from the world. Alas, the conduct of mankind is surprising.
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Sayings about Plautus: The gods give that man some profit to whom they are propitious.[Lat., Cui homini dii propitii sunt aliquid objiciunt lucri.]
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Saying about Plautus: The man who would be fully employed should procure a ship or a woman, for no two things produce more trouble.
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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.]
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Plautus Quote: If you do anything well, gratitude is lighter than a feather; if you give offense in anything, people's wrath is as heavy as lead.
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