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Can someone provide the original Latin translation for Publilius Syrus's famous axiom, "Would you have a great empire? Rule over yourself." I have searched online and not been able to find it in Latin.

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According to this site, it would be:

Imperium habere vis magnum? impera tibi

The source is his collection of sayings, Sententiae. Their English version might have been partly popularised by the translation done by Darius Lyman, in the mid XIX century.

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