Plautus Quotes

Most popular Plautus Quotes

Let deeds match words.
— Plautus
No blessing lasts forever.
— Plautus
Facts speak for themselves.
— Plautus
No man is wise enough by himself.
— Plautus
Practice yourself what you preach.
— Plautus

example

Courage in danger is half the battle.
— Plautus
The gods play games with men as balls.

gods

Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

patience

How great in number are the little-minded people.
— Plautus
Not by years but by disposition is wisdom acquired.
— Plautus
One eye-witness is of more weight than ten hearsays.
— Plautus
The more you associate yourself with good, the better.
— Plautus
It is the fashion to seek honor for disgraceful conduct.
— Plautus
Every man can remember that which has interested himself.
— Plautus
Nothing is there more friendly to a man than a friend in need.
— Plautus
If you are but content you have enough to live upon with comfort.
— Plautus
Nothing is more wretched than the mind of one conscious of guilt.
— Plautus
Men understand the worth of blessings only when they have lost them.
— Plautus
Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.
— Plautus

friendship

Things which you do not hope happen more frequently than things which you do hope.
— Plautus
The day, water, sun, moon, night — I do not have to purchase these things with money.
— Plautus
No guest is so welcome in a friend's house that he will not become a nuisance after three days.

guests

Consider the little mouse, how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts its life to one hole only.