Pliny the Elder

Roman author, naturalist and natural

Lived from: 23-79AD

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Pliny the Elder

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    Home is where the heart is.
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    In these matters the only certainty is that there is nothing certain.
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    It is generally much more shameful to lose a good reputation than never to have acquired it.
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    Let honor be to us as strong an obligation as necessity is to others.
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    Men are most apt to believe what they least understand.
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    Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great.
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    The enjoyments of this life are not equal to its evils.
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    The happier the moment the shorter.
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    The master's eye is the best fertilizer.
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    The only certainty is that nothing is certain.
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    There is always something new out of Africa.
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    True glory consists in doing what deserves to be written; in writing what deserves to be read; and in so living as to make the world happier and better for our living in it.
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