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    Titus Maccius Plautus Quotes

    Roman comic dramatist

    Quotes by Titus Maccius Plautus

    • A contented mind is the best source for trouble.
    • A word to the wise is enough.
    • I am always afraid of your "something shall be done."
    • It well becomes a young man to be modest.
    • Not every age is fit for childish sports.
    • Nothing is more wretched than the mind of a man conscious of guilt.
    • The evil that we know is best.
    • Things we not hope for often come to pass than things we wish.
    • Practice yourself what you preach.
      Asinaria
    • There are occasions when it is undoubtedly better to incur loss than to make gain.
      Captivi
    • Nothing is there more friendly to a man than a friend in need.
      Epidicus
    • No guest is so welcome in a friend's house that he will not become a nuisance after three days.
      Miles Gloriosus
    • No man is wise enough by himself.
      Miles Gloriosus
    • Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.
      Rudens
    • Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired.
      Trinummus
    • What is yours is mine, and all mine is yours.
      Trinummus
    • Speak no evil of an absent friend. (Non male loquare absenti amico)
      Trinummus, IV, c. 190 BC
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