It is sometimes difficult to be inspired when trying to write a persuasive essay, book report or thoughtful research paper. Often of times, it is hard to find words that best describe your ideas. EssaysAdepts now provides a database of over 150,000 quotations and proverbs from the famous inventors, philosophers, sportsmen, artists, celebrities, business people, and authors that are aimed to enrich and strengthen your essay, term paper, book report, thesis or research paper.

Try our free search of constantly updated quotations and proverbs database.

Browse Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
(Click a letter to view the authors)
Letter "P" » Petronius Quotes
«It is fear that first brought gods into the world.»
«Outward beauty is not enough; to be attractive a woman must use words, wit, playfulness, sweet-talk, and laughter to transcend the gifts of Nature»
«He that has a penny in his purse, is worth a penny: Have and you shall be esteemed»
«Let us together closely lie and kiss, There is no labor, no shame in this: This hath pleased, doth please, and long will please, never, Can this decay, but is beginning ever»
Author: Petronius | Keywords: closely, decay, pleased, shame
«We know that you are mad with much learning»
Author: Petronius | Keywords: mad
«The pleasure of the act of love is gross and brief and brings loathing after it»
Author: Petronius | About: Love | Keywords: brief, gross, loathing
«He has gone over to the majority.»
Author: Petronius | Keywords: going-over, gone, majority
«We trained hard, but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form up into teams, we would be reorganized. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing; and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency, and demoralization.»
Author: Petronius
«Find here what each desires: men's pleasure goes - Strange ways: one pulls a thorn and one a rose»
Author: Petronius | Keywords: thorn

Research our database of over 800,000 top-quality pre-written papers plus 15,000 biographies for only $9.95/month.
Instant Account Activation. Register Now.