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Plautus Quotes

Titus Maccius Plautus, commonly known as Plautus, was a Roman playwright of the Old Latin period.
(c. 254 - 184 BC)

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'He means well' is useless unless he does well.

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.

All men love themselves.
[Self Love]

Always bring money along with your complaints.

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.

Courage is its own reward.

Courage is to take hard knocks like a man when occasion calls.

Courage is what preserves our liberty, safety, life, and our homes and parents, our country and children. Courage comprises all things.

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

Every one can remember that which has interested himself.

For nobody is curious, who isn't malevolent.

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.

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