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  1. Practice is the best of all instructors.


  2. From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.


  3. How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself.


  4. The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.




  5. Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.


  6. You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.


  7. Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.


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


  9. One ungrateful man does an injury to all who stand in need of aid.


  10. Pain forces even the innocent to lie.


  11. Admonish your friends privately, but praise them openly.


  12. It is not every question that deserves an answer.


  13. The wise man avoids evil by anticipating it.

    • wisdom

  14. A rolling stone can gather no moss.


  15. If you wish to reach the highest, begin at the lowest.


  16. No one reaches a high position without daring.


  17. Everything is worth what its purchaser will pay for it.


  18. I often regret that I have spoken; never that I have been silent.


  19. It is his nature, not his standing, that makes the good man.


  20. Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.


  21. Better to be ignorant of a matter than half know it.


  22. Some remedies are worse than the disease.


  23. Nothing can be done quickly and prudently at the same time.


  24. Do not despise the bottom rungs in the ascent to greatness.


  25. You cannot put the same shoe on every foot.


  26. Life itself is short, but lasts longer than misfortunes.


  27. There is no medicine to cure hatred.


  28. Familiarity breeds contempt.


  29. He who has lost honor can lose nothing more.


  30. Opportunity is lost by deliberation.



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  1. Picture quote by Publilius Syrus about regret

    I have often regretted my speech, but never my silence.


  2. Picture quote by Publilius Syrus about friends

    Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.


  3. Picture quote by Publilius Syrus about wisdom

    From the errors of others the wise correct their own.


  4. Picture quote by Publilius Syrus about wisdom

    I often regret that I have spoken; Never that I have been silent.


  5. Picture quote by Publilius Syrus about teamwork

    Everyone excels in something in which another fails.


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Where is Publilius Syrus from? Publilius Syrus is Syrian who said awesome wise words. Well-known and respected in Syrian society for wise sayings. The following quotations and images represent the Syrian nature embed in Publilius Syrus's character.

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What are the best kindness quotes by Publilius Syrus?


    You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.

    • kindness

    The person who receives the most favors is the one who knows how to return them.

    • kindness

    It is kindness to refuse immediately what you intend to deny.

    • kindness

    It is kindness to immediately refuse what you intend to deny.


    When you confer a benefit on those worthy of it, you confer a favor on all.

    • kindness

    To refuse graciously is to confer a favor.

    • kindness

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What are the best honor quotes by Publilius Syrus?


    He who has lost honor can lose nothing more.

    • honor

    No one ever lost his honor, except he who had it not.

    • honor

    What is left when honor is lost?

    • honor

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What are the best friends quotes by Publilius Syrus?


    Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.

    • friends

    We die as often as we lose a friend.

    • friends

    Reprove your friends in secret, praise them openly.

    • friends

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What are the best fortune quotes by Publilius Syrus?


    Life itself is short, but lasts longer than misfortunes.

    • fortune

    Fortune is like glass--the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken.

    • fortune

    Fortune is like glass - the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken.


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What are the best anger quotes by Publilius Syrus?


    An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason.


    The bare recollection of anger kindles anger.

    • anger

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He who lives in solitude may make his own laws.


No one knows what he can do till he tries.


We die as often as we lose a friend.

  • friends

The remedy for wrongs is to forget them.

  • right



Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.


At daybreak, when loath to rise, have this thought in thy mind: I am rising for a man's work.


Reprove your friends in secret, praise them openly.

  • friends

From the errors of others a wise man corrects his own.


It is only the ignorant who despise education.


An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason.

  • anger

To do two things at once is to do neither.


Let a fool hold his tongue and he will pass for a sage.

  • silence

The next day is never so good as the day before.


He who has a mind to do mischief will always find a pretense.


Speech is the mirror of the soul; as a man speaks, so he is.


He is most free from danger, who, even when safe, is on his guard.


To confess a fault freely is the next thing to being innocent of it.


It is a good thing to learn caution from the misfortunes of others.

  • caution

It is a fraud to borrow what we are unable to pay.


Pain of mind is worse than pain of body.

  • pain

Fortune is like glass--the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken.

  • fortune

Audacity augments courage; hesitation, fear.


He who spares the bad injures the good.


Count not him among your friends who will retail your privacies to the world.


Take care that no one hates you justly.

  • hate

A man's own character is the arbiter of his fortune.

  • success

There are some remedies worse than the disease.

  • medicine

It is a pitiful fortune that is not without enemies.


Patience is a remedy for every sorrow.


If you would live innocently, seek solitude.


It is bad advice that cannot be changed.

  • advice

It is a bad plan that admits of no modification.


The person who receives the most favors is the one who knows how to return them.

  • kindness

All delay is helpful, but it does produce wisdom.


A beautiful face is a mute recommendation.


An angry father is most cruel toward himself.


One ungrateful person, does an injury to all needy people.

  • gratitude

It is kindness to refuse immediately what you intend to deny.

  • kindness

Every vice has its excuse ready.


It is kindness to immediately refuse what you intend to deny.

  • deny

Necessity knows no law except to conquer.


The bare recollection of anger kindles anger.

  • anger

The prompter the refusal, the less the disappointment.


The judge is found guilty when a criminal is acquitted.


He whom many fear, has himself many to fear.


When you confer a benefit on those worthy of it, you confer a favor on all.

  • kindness

No one ever lost his honor, except he who had it not.

  • honor

Speech is a mirror of the soul as a man speaks, so is he.


It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door.


Society in shipwreck is comfort to all.


One is not exposed to danger who, even when in safety is always on their guard.


The opportunity is often lost by deliberating.


A hasty judgment is a first step to recantation.


That should be considered long which can be decided but once.


It is better to learn late than never.


They do injury to the good who spares the bad.

  • justice

Each day is the scholar of yesterday.


No one knows what he can do until he tries.


A gift in season is a double favor to the needy.


To refuse graciously is to confer a favor.

  • kindness

The happy man is not he who seems thus to others, but who seems thus to himself.


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


The miser is as much in want of what he has as of what he has not.


A cock has great influence on his own dunghill.


An angry father is most cruel towards himself.


The timid man calls himself cautious, the sordid man thrifty.


You are in a pitiable condition if you have to conceal what you wish to tell.


Powerful indeed is the empire of habit.


What valor cannot win, flattery may.


Nothing can be done at once hastily and prudently.


Fortune is like glass - the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken.

  • brighter

The most delightful pleasures cloy without variety.


The empire of custom is most mighty.


Those who plow the sea do not carry the winds in their hands.


Valor grows by daring, fear by holding back.

  • fear

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


What is left when honor is lost


I have often regretted my speech, but never my silence.


What is left when honor is lost?

  • honor

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