Terence Quotes (140 quotes)
Variant translation: "... for not to be too much addicted to any one thing, I take to be the most excellent rule of life." - The Comedies of Terence: Echard's Translation (Cassell, 1963), p. 4
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Bio: Publius Terentius Afer, better known in English as Terence, was a playwright of the Roman Republic, of North African descent. His comedies were performed for the first time around 170 160 BC. Terentius Lucanus, a Roman senator, brought Terence to Rome as a slave, educated him and later on, impressed by his abilities, freed him.
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