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Pliny the Younger Quotes
Brief author info: Pliny the Younger (c. A.D. 61-c. 114) Full name, Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus. Roman statesman and letter writer.
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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.
The erection of a monument is superfluous; our memory will endure if our lives have deserved it.
An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit.
Since it is not granted us to live long, let us transmit to posterity some memorial that we have at least lived.
Glory ought to be the consequence, not the motive of our actions.
Objects which are usually the motives of our travels by land and by sea are often overlooked and neglected if they lie under our eye.
An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit.
It is generally much more shameful to lose a good reputation than never to have acquired it.
Necessity, that excellent master, hath taught me many things.
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