Plautus Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old plautus quotes, plautus sayings, and plautus proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Flying without feathers is not easy; my wings have no feathers.     

Plautus

He who tries to protect himself from deception is often cheated, even when most on his guard.     

Plautus

Do you never look at yourself when you abuse another person?     

Plautus

Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.     

Plautus

Every one can remember that which has interested himself.     

Plautus

If you are content, you have enough to live comfortably.     

Plautus

A contented mind is the best source for trouble.     

Plautus

No man is wise enough by himself.     

Plautus

Do you never look at yourself when you abuse another person?     

Plautus

Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.     

Plautus

The man who masters his own soul will forever be called conqueror of conquerors.     

Plautus

The greatest talents often lie buried out of sight.     

Plautus

It is a great plague to be too handsome a man.     

Plautus

Things we do not expect, happen more frequently than we wish.     

Plautus

Flying without feathers is not easy; my wings have no feathers.     

Plautus

Where there are sheep, the wolves are never very far away.     

Plautus

Fortitude is a great help in distress.     

Plautus

There are games in which it is better to lose than win.     

Plautus

To a well deserving person God will show favor. To an ill deserving person He will simply be just     

Plautus

Your wealth is where your friends are.     

Plautus

Slander-mongers and those who listen to slander, if I had my way, would all be strung up, the talkers by the tongue, the listeners by the ears.     

Plautus

The man who masters his own soul will forever be called conqueror of conquerors.     

Plautus

One eye witness is better than ten hear sayers.     

Plautus

A mouse never entrusts his life to only one hole.     

Plautus

If you speak insults you will hear them also.     

Plautus

It is the nature of the unfortunate to be spiteful, and to envy those who are well to do.     

Plautus

No one can be so welcome a guest that he will not annoy his host after three days.      

Plautus

That man is worthless who knows how to receive a favor, but not how to return one.     

Plautus

The greatest talents often lie buried out of sight.      

Plautus

Unexpected results are the rule rather than the exception.     

Plautus