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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]
 

Courage in danger is half the battle.
[Courage]
 

Courage is its own reward.
[Courage]
 

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

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

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

Every one can remember that which has interested himself.
[Remembrance]
 

For nobody is curious, who isn't malevolent.
 

Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
[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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