Pliny the Elder Quotes
Most popular Pliny the Elder Quotes
In wine, there is the truth.
Hope is the pillar that holds up the world.
The only certainty is that nothing is certain.
Pick something valuable out of everything you read.
Simple diet is best; for many dishes bring many diseases.
Let honor be to us as strong an obligation as necessity is to others.
There is no book so bad but something valuable may be derived from it.
How many things, too, are looked upon as quite impossible, until they have been actually effected?
It is far from easy to determine whether she has proved to man a kind parent or a merciless stepmother.
It is far from easy to determine whether nature has proved to man a kind parent or a merciless stepmother.
Such is the audacity of man, that he hath learned to counterfeit Nature, yea, and is so bold as to challenge her in her work.