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Pliny the Elder Quotes

Pliny the Elder Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Pliny the Elder
Type:
Author
Nationality:
Roman
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  • 1
    An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit. Pliny_the_ElderPliny the Elder
  • 2
    Grief has limits, whereas apprehension has none. For we grieve only for what we know has happened, but we fear all that possibly may happen. Pliny_the_ElderPliny the Elder
  • 3
    Home is where the heart is. Pliny_the_ElderPliny the Elder
  • 4
    Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man. Pliny_the_ElderPliny the Elder
  • 5
    In these matters the only certainty is that nothing is certain. Pliny_the_ElderPliny the Elder
  • 6
    It is generally much more shameful to lose a good reputation than never to have acquired it. Pliny_the_ElderPliny the Elder
  • 7
    No mortal man, moreover is wise at all moments. Pliny_the_ElderPliny the Elder
  • 8
    Such is the audacity of man, that he hath learned to counterfeit Nature, yea, and is so bold as to challenge her in her work. Pliny_the_ElderPliny the Elder
  • 9
    The lust of avarice as so totally seized upon mankind that their wealth seems rather to possess them than they possess their wealth. Pliny_the_ElderPliny the Elder
  • 10
    The only certainty is that nothing is certain. Pliny_the_ElderPliny the Elder
  • 11
    There is always something new out of Africa. Pliny_the_ElderPliny the Elder
  • 12
    Truth comes out in wine. Pliny_the_ElderPliny the Elder