Pliny The Elder Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Pliny The Elder quotes, Pliny The Elder sayings, and Pliny The Elder proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

In wine, there's truth. Pliny the Elder
Home is where the heart is. Pliny the Elder
Let honor be to us as strong an obligation as necessity is to others. Pliny the Elder
Let honor be to us as strong an obligation as necessity is to others. Pliny the Elder
Home is where the heart is. Pliny the Elder
The happier the moment the shorter. Pliny the Elder
Nature makes us buy her presents at the price of so many sufferings that it is doubtful whether she deserves most the name of parent or stepmother. Pliny the Elder
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. Pliny the Elder
The only certainty is that nothing is certain. Pliny the Elder
How innocent, how happy, how truly delightful, even, would life be if we were to desire nothing but what is to be found upon the face of the earth: in a word, nothing but what is provided ready to our hands! Pliny the Elder
The master’s eye is the best fertilizer. Pliny the Elder
Home is where the heart is. Pliny the Elder
The only certainty is that nothing is certain. Pliny the Elder
Envy always implies conscious inferiority wherever it resides. Pliny the Elder
True happiness consists of being considered deserving of it. Pliny the Elder
It is generally much more shameful to lose a good reputation than never to have acquired it. Pliny the Elder
Amidst the sufferings of life on earth, suicide is God's best gift to man. Pliny the Elder
Lust is an enemy to the purse, a foe to the person, a canker to the mind, a corrosive to the conscience, a weakness of the wit, a besotter of the senses, and finally, a mortal bane to all the body. Pliny the Elder