Terence Quotes

Most popular Terence Quotes

Charity begins at home.
— Terence

proverbs charity

So many men, so many opinions.
— Terence
Actions speak louder than words.
— Terence
Old age is an illness in itself.

illness old age

No wise man stands behind an ass.
— Terence
While there's life, there's hope.
— Terence

hope

Lovers quarrels are the renewal of love.
— Terence
In others take an example for yourselves.
— Terence
I am human; nothing human is alien to me.
— Terence

mankind

Lovers' quarrels are the renewal of love.

quarrels love

Rigorous law is often rigorous injustice.
— Terence
Of all mankind, each loves himself the best.
— Terence
The quarrel of lovers is the renewal of love.
— Terence
As many men, so many minds; every one his own way.
— Terence
Nothing is said now that has not been said before.
— Terence
As many men, so many minds; every one their own way.
— Terence
There is nothing that can't be made worse by telling.
— Terence

communication

Nothing is so difficult but that it may be found out by seeking.
— Terence
When we are well, we all have good advice for those who are ill.
— Terence

health advice

I am a human, and whatever concerns humanity is of interest to me.
— Terence
There is nothing so advantageous to a man as a forgiving disposition.
— Terence
It is the common vice of all, in old age, to be too intent upon our interests.
— Terence
It is better to bind your children to you by respect and gentleness than by fear.
— Terence
There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly.
— Terence

attitude enthusiasm

Many a time a man cannot be such as he would be, if circumstances do not admit of it.
— Terence
It is possible that a man can be so changed by love as hardly to be recognized as the same person.
— Terence
I have everything, yet have nothing; and although I possess nothing, still of nothing am I in want.
How often events, by chance, and quite unexpectedly, come to pass, which you had not dared even to hope for!
— Terence
Human nature is so constituted, that all see, and judge better, in the affairs of other men, than in their own.
— Terence
No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life as not to receive new information from age and experience.
— Terence
I know the disposition of women; when you will, they won't; when you won't, they set their hearts upon you of their own inclination.