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SYRUS (PUBLILIUS SYRUS)
Roman (Syrian-born) mimographer
(c. 1st century BC)
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Many receive advice, few profit by it.
      - Maxims [Advice]

Money alone sets all the world in motion.
      - Maxims [Money]

Never find your delight in another's misfortune.
      - Maxims [Misfortune]

Never promise more than you can perform.
      - Maxims [Performance]

Never thrust your own sickle into another's corn.
      - Maxims [Thieving]

No good man ever became suddenly rich.
  [Lat., Repente dives nemo factus est bonus.]
      - Maxims [Wealth]

No man is happy who does not think himself so.
      - Maxims [Happiness]

No one knows what he can do till he tries.
      - Maxims [Effort]

No one reaches a high position without daring.
  [Lat., Nemo timendo ad summum pervenit locum.]
      - Maxims [Daring]

No one should be judge in his own cause.
      - Maxims [Bias : Proverbs]

No pleasure endures unseasoned by variety.
      - Maxims [Variety]

No tears are shed when an enemy dies.
      - Maxims [Enemies]

O life! long to the wretched, short to the happy.
  [Lat., O vita, misero longa! felici brevis.]
      - Maxims [Life]

One man's wickedness may easily become all men's curse.
      - Maxims [Wickedness]

One ungrateful man does an injury to all who are suffering.
  [Lat., Ingratus unus miseris omnibus nocet.]
      - Maxims [Ingratitude]

Patience is a remedy for every sorrow.
      - Maxims [Patience]

Powerful indeed is the empire of habit.
      - Maxims [Habit]

Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.
      - Maxims [Prosperity]

Repentance follows hasty counsels.
  [Lat., Velox consilium sequitur poenitentia.]
      - Maxims [Proverbs : Repentance]

Reprove your friends in secret, praise them openly.
  [Secrete amicos admone, lauda palam.]
      - Maxims [Friends]

Society in shipwreck is a comfort to all.
      - Maxims [Society]

Speech is a mirror of the soul; as a man speaks, so is he.
      - Maxims [Speech]

Straining breaks the bow, and relaxation relieves the mind.
  [Lat., Arcum intensio frangit, animum remissio.]
      - Maxims [Proverbs : Rest]

Take care not to begin anything of which you may repent.
  [Lat., Cave ne quidquam incipias, quod post poeniteat.]
      - Maxims [Repentance]

Take care that no one hates you justly.
  [Lat., Id agas tuo te merito ne quis oderit.]
      - Maxims [Hatred]


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