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Publilius (Publius) Syrus


This Quotations Archive contains words from famous and some not so famous people who have expressed a sense of love, compassion, and respect for all of God's creation: for people, for animals, and for the environment.  They speak of our teaching methods and philosophy.  They speak of a lifestyle of non-violence. They seek to eliminate cruelty and suffering.  They seek to wake us up.   They seek to give us hope.

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An Assyrian who was brought to Italy as a slave. He became a Latin writer after his master, impressed by his wit and talent, freed and educated him.

“From the errors of others a wise man corrects his own.”

“There are some remedies worse than the disease.” 

“You should not live one way in private, another in public.”

“Every day should be passed as if it were to be our last.”

“I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.”

“It is no profit to have learned well, if you neglect to do well.”

“A rolling stone gathers no moss.”

“It is better to learn late than never.”