Pliny the Elder Quotes

The best plan is to profit by the folly of others.




Pliny the Elder, 29-79, Roman Scholar, Procurator of Spain, Natural History, ~78

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Pliny the Elder
Pliny the Elder
  • Born: March 23, 2019
  • Died: August 25, 1979
  • Nationality: Roman
  • Profession: Lawyer, Author, Natural Philosopher, Naturalist, Military Commander, Provincial Governor

Pliny the Elder was a Roman author, naturalist and natural philosopher, a naval and army commander of the early Roman Empire, and friend of emperor Vespasian.