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Titus Maccius Plautus
254 BC - 184 BC
Nationality: Roman
Category: Poet
Subcategory: Roman Poet

A word to the wise is enough.


Where there are friends there is wealth.


Your wealth is where your friends are.


How great in number are the little minded men.


The evil that we know is best.


Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability.


Good merchandise, even hidden, soon finds buyers.


He whom the gods love dies young, while he is in health, has his senses and his judgments sound.


If you have overcome your inclination and not been overcome by it, you have reason to rejoice.


A contented mind is the best source for trouble.


Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired.


Things we do not expect, happen more frequently than we wish.


Keep what you have; the known evil is best.


It well becomes a young man to be modest.


Nothing is more wretched than the mind of a man conscious of guilt.


Courage in danger is half the battle.

    Topics: Courage

This is the great fault of wine; it first trips up the feet: it is a cunning wrestler.


Man is not man, but a wolf to those he does not know.


I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.


Bad conduct soils the finest ornament more than filth.


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