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A list of the best Phaedrus quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Phaedrus quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Phaedrus quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Phaedrus should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Phaedrus quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden. Phaedrus

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Whoever is detected in a shameful fraud is ever after not believed even if they speak the truth. Phaedrus

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Gentleness is the antidote for cruelty. Phaedrus

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The humble are in danger when those in power disagree. Phaedrus

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The mind ought sometimes to be diverted, that it may return the better to thinking. Phaedrus

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Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength. Phaedrus

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Witticisms please as long as we keep them within boundaries, but pushed to excess they cause offense. Phaedrus

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First appearance deceives many. Phaedrus

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You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched. Phaedrus

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I would rather not be a king than to forfeit my liberty. Phaedrus

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Success tempts many to their ruin. Phaedrus

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An alliance with a powerful person is never safe. Phaedrus

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In a change of masters the poor change nothing except their master's name. Phaedrus

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michaelj72 added Rashness brings success to few, misfortune to many.

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michaelj72 added All the old knives That have rusted in my back, I drive in yours.

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michaelj72 added Everyone is bound to bear patiently the results of his own example.

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Submit to the present evil, lest a greater one befall you. Phaedrus

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michaelj72 added In outward show so splendid and so vain; 'tis but a gilded block without a brain.