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qui ipse si sapiens prodesse non quit, nequiquam sapit
ENNIUS
(a wise man whose wisdom serves him is wise in vain)
serit arbores quae saeclo prosint alteri
CAECILIUS STATIUS
(he plants trees to be useful to another generation)
silent leges inter arma
CICERO
(in time of war the laws are silent)
fortunam citius reperias quam retineas
PUBLILIUS SYRUS
(it is easier to meet with good fortune than to hold onto it)
solitudinem faciunt, pacem appellant
TACITUS
(they make a solitude and call it peace)
animula, vagula, blandula...
HADRIAN
(soul of mine, fleeting and wandering, guest and companion of my body)
magnos homines virtute metimur, non fortuna
NEPOS
(we measure great men by their virtue, not their fortune)
nunc est bibendum
HORACE
(now it's time to drink)
facilis descensus Averno
VERGIL
(the descent to hell is easy)
ne cede malis
VERGIL
(do not yield to misfortunes)
ipsa quidem pretium virtus sibi
CLAUDIAN
(virtue is its own reward)
omnia Romae cum pretio
JUVENAL
(all things at Rome have their prices)
nullius boni sine socio iuncunda possessio est
SENECA
(nothing is beautiful to have, if friends do not have themselves with whom to share it)
dictum sapienti satis est
TERENCE
(a word to wise is enough)
quae cum ita sint
CICERO
(and since this is so)
quae cum ita sint
CICERO
(and since this is so)
homines dum docent, discunt
SENECA
(men learn while they teach
nobilitas sola est atque unique virtus
JUVENAL
(the one and only nobility is virtue)
Manus manum lavat
PETRONIUS
(the hand washes the hand)
Vae victis!
LIVY/BRENNUS
(Woe to the conquered!)
Nihil dictum quod non dictum prius
TERENCE
(nothing is said which was not said before)
Occasio aegre offertur, facile ammittur
PUBLILIUS SYRUS
(Opportunity is offered with difficulty, but lost with ease)
Nemo sine vitio est
SENECA THE ELDER
(no one is without fault
amicus certus in re incerta cernitur
ENNIUS
(a sure friend is descerned in an unsure situation)
necessitudo etiam timidos fortes facit
SALLUST
(necessity makes even the timid brave)
Nihil recte sine exemplo docetur et discitur
COLUMELLA
(nothing is taught or learned correctly without and example)
Longuis aut propius mors sua quem que manet
PROPERTIUS
(Sooner or later death waits for each one)
Suum cuique placet
PLINY THE ELDER
(one's own possessions please one)
crudelitatis mater est avaritia
QUINTILIAN
(greed is the mother of cruelty)
Qui timet Deum, omnia timent eum; qui vero non timet Deum, timet omnia
PETRUS ALPHONSUS
(everything fears him who fears God; he who does not fear God fears everything)