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Proverbs
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[ Also see Catchphrases Laws of Life and Nature Old Sayings Proverbial Phrases Proverbs (General) ]

Ostensibly polite, you nourish the cunning of the fox in the hollowness of your heart.
      - Persius (Aulus Persius Flaccus)

Snuffling through his nose some stale joke.
      - Persius (Aulus Persius Flaccus)

You are too sarcastic.
      - Persius (Aulus Persius Flaccus)

Your knowing a thing is nothing, unless another knows you know it.
      - Persius (Aulus Persius Flaccus)

I have cut my leg with my own adze.
      - Petronius (Caius Petronius Arbiter)

The mind still longs for what it has missed, and loses itself in the contemplation of the past.
      - Petronius (Caius Petronius Arbiter)

The pot boils badly.
      - Petronius (Caius Petronius Arbiter)

He who assists the wicked will in time rue it.
      - Phaedrus (Thrace of Macedonia)

He who has once made himself notorious as utterly unprincipled, is not credited even when he speaks the truth.
      - Phaedrus (Thrace of Macedonia)

He who trusts himself for safety to the care of a wicked man, in seeking succour meets with ruin.
      - Phaedrus (Thrace of Macedonia)

However exalted our position, we should still not despise the powers of the humble.
      - Phaedrus (Thrace of Macedonia)

Judge of a tree by its fruit, not by its leaves.
      - Phaedrus (Thrace of Macedonia)

Liars pay the penalty of their own misdeeds.
      - Phaedrus (Thrace of Macedonia)

Out of breath to no possible purpose; in attempting everything, doing nothing.
      - Phaedrus (Thrace of Macedonia)

Relaxation should at times be given to the mind, the better to fit it for toil when resumed.
      - Phaedrus (Thrace of Macedonia)

Success brings many to ruin.
      - Phaedrus (Thrace of Macedonia)

The poor man, while he apes the wealthy, effects his own ruin. [The fable of frog and the cow.]
      - Phaedrus (Thrace of Macedonia)

The soft speeches of the wicked are full of deceit.
      - Phaedrus (Thrace of Macedonia)

The success of the wicked tempts many to sin.
      - Phaedrus (Thrace of Macedonia)

Those who plot the destruction of others often perish in the attempt.
      - Phaedrus (Thrace of Macedonia)

To counsel others, and to disregard one's own safety, is folly.
      - Phaedrus (Thrace of Macedonia)

Unless your works lead to profit, vain is your glory in them.
      - Phaedrus (Thrace of Macedonia)

Witty remarks are all very well when spoken at a proper time: when out of place they are offensive.
      - Phaedrus (Thrace of Macedonia)

Those who plot the destruction of others often fall themselves.
  [Lat., Saepe intereunt aliis meditantes necem.]
      - Phaedrus (Thrace of Macedonia),
        Fables--Appendix (VI, 11)

Time and I against any two.
      - Philip II,
        a Spanish proverb, also attributed to Baltasar Gracian

Know thy opportunity.
      - Pittacus of Mitylene,
        his motto, inscribed on Temple of Apollo at Delphi,

A mouse relies not solely on one hole.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

Are you not accustomed to look at home, when you abuse others?
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

Fire is next akin to smoke.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

Give assistance, and receive thanks lighter than a feather: injure a man, and his wrath will be like lead.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

Good things soon find a purchaser.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

He can do most who has most power.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

He who accuses another of wrong should look well into his own conduct.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

He who bravely endures evils, in time reaps the reward.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

He who has in due season become rich, unless he saves in due season, will in due season starve.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

He who is most on his guard is often himself taken in.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

He who rushes headlong into love will fare worse than if he had cast himself from a precipice.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

He who tries to protect himself from deception is often cheated, even when most on his guard.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

He who would have the kernel must crack the shell.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

I am undone! I have smashed the waggon. [I have ruined all.]
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

If you have a sword, we have a toasting-fork at home.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

If you say hard things you must expect to hear them in return.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

If you squander on a holyday, you will want on a workday unless you have been sparing.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

In grasping at uncertainties we lost that which is certain.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

In misfortune if you cultivate a cheerful disposition you will reap the advantage of it.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

It is best to know the worst at once.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

It is difficult to fly without wings.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

It is difficult to whistle and drink at the same time.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

It is far easier to begin a task than to finish it.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

It is not fair to treat as serious that which is only said in joke.
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)


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