Pliny the Elder

Roman author of an encyclopedic natural history; died while observing the eruption of Vesuvius (23-79)

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In these matters the only certainty is that nothing is certain.
From the end spring new beginnings.
Home is where the heart is.
In comparing various authors with one another, I have discovered that some of the gravest and latest writers have transcribed, word for word, from former works, without making acknowledgment.
In these matters the only certainty is that there is nothing certain.
Indeed, what is there that does not appear marvelous when it comes to our knowledge for the first time How many things, too, are looked upon as quite impossible until they have been actually effected
Let honor be to us as strong an obligation as necessity is to others.
No mortal man, moreover is wise at all moments.
Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great.
The best plan is to profit by the folly of others.
The enjoyments of this life are not equal to its evils.
The happier the moment the shorter.
The master's eye is the best fertilizer.
The only certainty is that nothing is certain.
There is always something new out of Africa.
This only is certain, that there is nothing certain; and nothing more miserable and yet more arrogant than man.
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 for our living in it.
True glory consists in doing what deserves to be written; in writing what deserves to be read
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.
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 for our living in it.
Why is it that we entertain the belief that for every purpose odd numbers are the most effectual?

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