Zitate und Sprüche von Pliny the Elder

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Hoffnung ist die Säule, die die Welt aufrecht hält. Hoffnung ist der Traum der Wachen.

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

- Pliny the ElderHoffnung

Es ist viel schlimmer, einen guten Ruf zu verlieren, als nie einen gehabt zu haben.

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

- Pliny the ElderBeliebtheit

Grief has limits, whereas apprehension has none. For we grieve only for what we know has happened, but we fear all that possibly may happen.

- Pliny the Elder

What is there more unruly than the sea, with its winds, its tornadoes, and its tempests? And yet in what department of her works has Nature been more seconded by the ingenuity of man than in this, by his inventions of sails and of oars?

- Pliny the Elder

The depth of darkness to which you can descend and still live is an exact measure of the height to which you can aspire to reach.

- Pliny the Elder