Petronius Quotes

Most popular Petronius Quotes

Beauty and wisdom are rarely conjoined.
— Petronius
It is fear that first brought gods to the world.

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It is fear that first brought gods into the world.
— Petronius

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Practice moderation in all things, including moderation.

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A man who is always ready to believe what is told him will never do well.
— Petronius
A man who is always ready to believe what is told of him will never do well.
— Petronius
A man that has a penny in his purse is worth a penny; have and you shall be esteemed.
— Petronius
A man who is always ready to believe what is told him will never do well, especially a businessman.