About Publilius Syrus:
Publilius Syrus is often presented by manuscripts (and some printed editions) in corrupt form as 'Publius'.
An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason.
The bare recollection of anger kindles anger.
Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth.
Practice is the best of all instructors.
Do not despise the bottom rungs in the ascent to greatness.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
Each day is the scholar of yesterday.
Fortune is like glass - the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken.
It is a fraud to borrow what we are unable to pay.
A hasty judgment is a first step to recantation.
You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.
The judge is found guilty when a criminal is acquitted.
You cannot put the same shoe on every foot.
We are born princes and the civilizing process makes us frogs.
The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
I often regret that I have spoken; never that I have been silent.
The happy man is not he who seems thus to others, but who seems thus to himself.
The person who receives the most favors is the one who knows how to return them.
Where there is unity there is always victory.