Pliny Elder Quotes


6 Pliny Elder quotes:



"With man, most of his misfortunes are occasioned by man."
Author: Elder Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"The master's eye is the best fertilizer."
"The only certainty is that nothing is certain."
Author: Elder Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes Roman Author Quotes
"Compassion and shame come over one who considers how precarious is the origin of the proudest of living beings: often the smell of a lately extinguished lamp is enough to cause a miscarriage. And to think that from such a frail beginning a tyrant or butcher may be born! You who trust in your physical strength, who embrace the gifts of fortune and consider yourself not their ward but their son, you who have a domineering spirit, you who consider yourself a god as soon as success swells your breast, think how little could have destroyed you!"
Author: Elder Quotes Category: Birth Quotes
"The happier the moment the shorter."
Author: Elder Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes
"Nothing which we can imagine about Nature is incredible."
Author: Elder Quotes Category: Nature Quotes



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