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The lust of avarice has so totally seized upon mankind that their wealth seems rather to possess them than they read more

The lust of avarice has so totally seized upon mankind that their wealth seems rather to possess them than they possess their wealth.

by Pliny The Elder Found in: Lust Quotes,
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In these matters the only certainty is that there is nothing certain.

In these matters the only certainty is that there is nothing certain.

by Pliny The Elder Found in: Certainty Quotes,
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It is generally much more shameful to lose a good reputation than never to have acquired it.

It is generally much more shameful to lose a good reputation than never to have acquired it.

by Pliny The Elder Found in: Reputation Quotes,
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Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.

Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.

by Pliny The Elder Found in: Waking Quotes,
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