Great Throughts Treasury

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Apuleius, fully Lucius Apuleius Apuleius, also Apuleius of Madauros NULL

Latin Prose Writer

"Everyone should know that you can't live in any other way than by cultivating the soul."

"Familiarity breeds contempt, while rarity wins admiration."

"It is with life just as with swimming; that man is the most expert who is the most disengaged from all encumbrances."

"But he who knows what insanity is, is sane; whereas insanity can no more be sensible of its own existence, than blindness can see itself."

"Despair is the mother of inventions."