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SYRUS (PUBLILIUS SYRUS)
Roman (Syrian-born) mimographer
(c. 1st century BC)
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Each succeeding day is the scholar of that which preceded.
      - [Experience]

Even speed, when we are anxious, seems like delay.
      - [Proverbs]

Even to smile at the misfortunes of others is to do an injury.
      - [Proverbs]

Even when the wound is healed the scar remains.
      - [Proverbs]

Every accusation against a fallen man gains credence.
      - [Proverbs]

Every madman considers everyone else a madman.
      - [Proverbs]

Flattery, which was formerly a vice, is now grown into a custom.
      - [Flattery]

Fortune is like glass; she breaks when she is brightest.
      - [Proverbs]

Fortune is never satisfied with bringing one sorrow.
      - [Proverbs]

Fortune, by being too lavish of her favours on a man, only makes a fool of him.
      - [Proverbs]

Friendship is stronger than kindred.
      - [Friendship]

From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.
      - [Error]

Gain at the expense of reputation is manifest loss.
      - [Reputation]

Grief diminishes when it has nothing to grow upon.
      - [Proverbs]

Handsome features are a silent recommendation.
      - [Proverbs]

Hasty conclusions lead to speedy repentance.
      - [Proverbs]

He blames Neptune unjustly who twice suffers shipwreck.
      - [Proverbs]

He dies twice who perishes by his own weapons.
      - [Proverbs]

He gives twice who gives quickly.
      - [Gifts]

He is free from danger who, even when safe, is on his guard.
      - [Watchfulness]

He is most free from danger, who, even when safe, is on his guard.
      - [Vigilance]

He is the furthest from danger, who is on his guard even when in safety.
      - [Proverbs]

He is the least in want who is the least covetous.
      - [Proverbs]

He is twice a conqueror, who can restrain himself in the hour of triumph.
      - [Proverbs]

He must of necessity fear many whom many fear.
      - [Proverbs]


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