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TERENCE (PUBLIUS TERENTIUS AFER)
Roman (Carthaginian-born) comic poet
(c. 185 BC - 159 BC)
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It is, I believe, better to restrain the passions of youth by a sense of shame, and by conciliatory means, than by fear.
      - [Proverbs]

Look you! I myself am nearest to myself.
      - [Proverbs]

My advice is to consult the lives of other men as we would a looking-glass, and from thence fetch examples for our own imitation.
      - [Biography]

No man was ever endowed with a judgment so correct and judicious, in regulating his life, but that circumstances time and experience would teach him something new, and apprize him that of those things with which he thought himself the best acquainted he knew nothing; and that those ideas which in theory appeared the most advantageous were found, when brought into practice, to be altogether inapplicable.
      - [Experience]

Of all mankind, each loves himself the best.
      - [Self : Self-love]

Quarrels of lovers renew their love.
      - [Love]

The net is not spread for the hawk or the kite.
      - [Proverbs]

The quarrels of lovers lead but to the renewal of love.
      - [Proverbs]

They who love dancing too much seem to have more brains in their feet than their head, and think to play the fool with reason.
      - [Dancing]

This is the reward of my folly.
      - [Proverbs]

To disregard money, on suitable occasions, is often a great profit.
      - [Money : Proverbs]

To learn from other men's mistakes to prevent your own.
      - [Proverbs]

To pick out meat from the very funeral pile.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

To touch a sore place. [A tender point.]
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Too much of anything is bad.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

What the law will compel you to do, do of your own free will.
      - [Proverbs]

When in good health we easily give good advice to the sick.
      - [Proverbs]

When we cannot act as we wish, we must act as we can.
      - [Action]

When you will, they wont, when you wont, they will.
      - [Proverbs]

Wisdom consists not in seeing what is directly before us, but in discerning those things which may come to pass.
      - [Wisdom]

With his own weapon do I stab him.
      - [Proverbs]

Words pay no debts.
      - [Proverbs]

You are his father by nature, I by counsel.
      - [Proverbs]

You believe that easily which you hope for earnestly.
      - [Belief : Credulity]

You harp perpetually on the same string.
      - [Proverbs]


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