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6 Famous Quotes by Pliny the Younger (Caius Caecilius Secundus)

A strong sense of injury often gives point to the expression of our feelings. [Lat., Plerumque dolor etiam venustos facit.]

Injury Quotes, by Pliny the Younger (Caius Caecilius Secundus) , Source: Epistles (III, 9)

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For however often a man may receive an obligation from you, if you refuse a request, all former favors are effaced by this one denial. [Lat., Nam quamblibet saepe obligati, si quid unum neges, hoc solum meminerunt, quod negatum est.]

Favors Quotes, by Pliny the Younger (Caius Caecilius Secundus) , Source: Epistles (III, 4)

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Joking set aside. [Lat., Omissis jocis.]

Jesting Quotes, by Pliny the Younger (Caius Caecilius Secundus) , Source: Epistles (I, 21)

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Besides, as is usually the case, we are much more affected by the words which we hear, for though what you read in books may be more pointed, yet there is something in the voice, the look, the carriage, and even the gesture of the speaker, that makes a deeper impression upon the mind. [Lat., Praeterea multo magis, ut vulgo dicitur viva vox afficit: nam licet acriora sint, quae legas, ultius tamen in ammo sedent, quae pronuntiatio, vultus, habitus, gestus dicentis adfigit.]

Oratory Quotes, by Pliny the Younger (Caius Caecilius Secundus) , Source: Epistles (II, 3)

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And as in men's bodies, so in government, that disease is most serious which proceeds from the head. [Lat., Utque in corporibus, sic in imperio, gravissimus est morbus qui a capite diffunditur.]

Disease Quotes, by Pliny the Younger (Caius Caecilius Secundus) , Source: Epistles (bk. IV, 22)

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He has no fault except that he has no fault. [Lat., Nihil peccat, nisi quod nihil peccat.]

Faults Quotes, by Pliny the Younger (Caius Caecilius Secundus) , Source: Epistles (bk. IX, 26)

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