Publilius Syrus Quotes

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Admonish thy friends in secret, praise them openly.

— Publilius Syrus

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

— Publilius Syrus

Any plan is bad which is incapable of modification.

— Publilius Syrus

Depend not on fortune, but on conduct.

— Publilius Syrus

Every day should be passed as if it were to be our last.

— Publilius Syrus

He doubly benefits the needy who gives quickly.

— Publilius Syrus

I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.

— Publilius Syrus

It is a very hard undertaking to seek to please everybody.

— Publilius Syrus

It is better to learn late than never.

— Publilius Syrus

It is no profit to have learned well, if you neglect to do well.

— Publilius Syrus

It is not every question that deserves an answer.

— Publilius Syrus

It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity.

— Publilius Syrus

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

— Publilius Syrus

Look to be treated by others as you have treated others.

— Publilius Syrus

Mighty rivers can easily be leaped at their source.

— Publilius Syrus

Never find your delight in another’s misfortune.

— Publilius Syrus

No man is happy who does not think himself so.

— Publilius Syrus

No one knows what he can do till he tries.

— Publilius Syrus

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

— Publilius Syrus

You should go to a pear tree for pears, not to an elm.

— Publilius Syrus

You should not live one way in private, another in public.

— Publilius Syrus