Publilius (Syrus) Quotes

He can best avoid a snare who knows how to set one.

He sleeps well who knows not that he sleeps ill.

A tongue prone to slander is the proof of a depraved mind.

It is a very hard undertaking to seek to please everybody.

It is a bad plan that admits of no modification.

The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body.

Pain will force even the truthful to speak falsely.

Learn to see in another’s calamity the ills which you should avoid.

While we stop to think, we often miss our opportunity.

The opportunity is often lost by deliberating.