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He who would eat the kernel, must crack the shell. [Lat., Qui e nuce nucleum esse vult, frangat nucem.]

Necessity Quotes, by Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus) , Source: Curculio (I, 1, 55)

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I count him lost, who is lost to shame. [Lat., Nam ego illum periisse duco, cui quidem periit pudor.]

Shame Quotes, by Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus) , Source: Bacchides (III, 3, 80)

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Disgrace is immortal, and living even when one thinks it dead. [Lat., Hominum immortalis est infamia; Etiam tum vivit, cum esse credas mortuam.]

Disgrace Quotes, by Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus) , Source: Persa (III, 1, 27)

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Nothing is more wretched that the mind of a man conscious of guilt. [Lat., Nihil est miserius quam animus hominis conscius.]

Guilt Quotes, by Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus) , Source: Mostellaria (act III, 1, 13)

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Because those, who twit others with their faults, should look at home. [Lat., Quia, qui alterum incusat probi, eum ipsum se intueri oportet.]

Faults Quotes, by Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus) , Source: Truculentus (I, 2, 58)

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For enemies carry about slander not in the form in which it took its rise. . . . The scandal of men is everlasting; even then does it survive when you would suppose it to be dead.

Slander Quotes, by Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus) , Source: Persa (act III, sc. 1), (Riley's translation)

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Your tittle-tattlers, and those who listen to slander, by my good will should all be hanged--the former by their tongues, the latter by the ears. [Lat., Homines qui gestant, quique auscultant crimina, Si meo arbitratu liceat, omnes pendeant, Gestores linguis, auditores auribus.]

Slander Quotes, by Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus) , Source: Pseudolus (I, 5, 12)

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Feast to-day makes fast to-morrow. [Lat., Festo die si quid prodegeris, Profesto egere liceat nisi peperceris.]

Eating Quotes, by Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus) , Source: Aulularia

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If you have overcome your inclination and not been overcome by it, you have reason to rejoice. [Lat., Tu si animum vicisti potius quam animus te est quod gaudias.]

Will Quotes, by Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus) , Source: Trinummus (II, 9)

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