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Publilius Syrus

1st Centry BC-?. Roman writer and poet.

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It is a bad plan that admits of no modification.

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There are some remedies worse than the disease.

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Patience is a remedy for every sorrow.

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Nothing can be done quickly and prudently at the same time.

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The empire of custom is most mighty.

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Better to be ignorant of a matter than half know it.

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You cannot put the same shoe on every foot.

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

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A man's own character is the arbiter of his fortune.

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At daybreak, when loath to rise, have this thought in thy mind: I am rising for a man's work.

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