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A man is sorry to be honest for nothing.Ovid
Source: OVID.Henry T. Riley, A Dictionary of Latin and Greek Quotations, Proverbs, Maxims and Mottos, p. 138 .This is a translation of Ovids gratis paenitet esse probum from his Ex Ponto, book 2, chapter 3. The translation in Bartletts Familiar Quotations, 15th ed., p. 114 reads: It is annoying to be honest to no purpose. · This quote is about honesty · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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