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Gloria virtutem tamquam umbra sequitur
CICERO
(Glory follows virtue as a shadow does)
Multi famam, conscientiam pauci verentur
PLINY
(Many fear rumor, few fear conscience)
Nemo regere potest nisi qui et regi
SENECA
(No one can govern who cannot also be governed)
Primus in orbe deos fecit timor
STATIUS
(Fear first in the world created the gods)
Divina natura dedit agros; ars humana aedificavit urbes
VARRO
(Divine nature gave the fields; human skill built the cities)
Tristis eris si solus eris
OVID
(You will be sad if you are alone)
Qui prior stinxerit, eius victoria erit
LIVY
(Victory will be his who first draws the sword)
Contra verbosos noli contendere verbis
DIONYSIUS CATO
(Against the wordy, do not contend with words)
Qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum
VEGETIUS
(Let his who desires peace prepare for war)
Rapiamus, amici, occasionem de die
HORACE
(My friends, let us seize the opportunity from the day)
Non ut edam, vivo; sed ut vivam, edo
QUINTILIAN
(I live, not to eat, but I eat to live)
Se tacuisses, philosophus mansisses
BOETHIUS
(If you had been silent, you would have remained a philosopher)
Oderint, dum metuant
ACCIUS
(Let them hate, provided they fear me)
Iniurarium remedium est oblivio
PUBLILIUS SYRUS
(The cure for wrongs is forgetfulness)
Legum omnes servi sumus ut leberi esse possimus
CICERO
(We are all servants of the law in order that we can be free)
Nemo timendo ad summum pervenit locum
PUBLILIUS SYRUS
(No man by fearing reaches the highest place)
Hominis mens discendo alitur et cogitando
CICERO
(The mind of man is nourished by learning and thinking)
Nihil sine ratione faciendum est
SENECA
(Nothing should be done without reason)
Non scholae sed vitae discimus
SENECA
(Not for school, but for life we learn)
..hae tibi erunt artes: pacique imponere morem, parcere subiectis, et debellare superbos
VERGIL
(these shall be your arts; to impose the conditions of peace, to spare those who have been subdued and to conquer the proud)
omnia mutantur, nos et mutamur in illis
OVID
(all things are subject to change, and we change with them.)
natura abhorret vacuum
DESCARTES
(nature abhors a vacuum)
non amo te, Sabidi, nec possum dicere qua re: hoc tantum possum dicere, non amo te
MARTIAL
(I don't like you, Sabidius, and I cannot say why: all I can say is, I don't like you)
carpe viam
VERGIL
(Seize the way)
prima urbes inter, divum domus, aurea Roma
AUSONIUS
(first amont cities, home of the gods, golden Rome)
peior est bello timor ipse belli
SENECA
(worse than war is the very fear of war)
urbem...excoluit adeo, ut iure sit gloriatus maroream se relinquere, quam latericiam accepisset
SUETONIUS
(He made so many inprovements in Rome, he could rightly boast that he found it brick and left it marble.)
vivas ut possis quando nec quis ut velis
CAECILIUS
(live as you can since you cannot live as you would)
O fortunatam natam me consule Romam!
CICERO
(fortunate Rome born in my consulship!)
non omnia possum omnes
VERGIL
(we cannot all do all things)
ab exiguis pro fecta initiis eo creverit ut iam magnitudine laboret sua
LIVY
(Rome has grown so since its humble beginnings that it is now overwhelmed by its own greatness)
ego primim tollo, nominor quoniam leo
PHAEDRUS
(I'll help myself firstt name is lion
deus est mortali iuvare mortalem
PLINY THE ELDER
(???)
numquam autem recte faciet, qui cito credit, uitque homo negotians
PETRONIUS
(a man who is always ready to believe what is told him will never do well, especially a businessman)
omne ignotum pro magnifico est
TACITUS
(the unknown always passes for the marvelous)
ego si risi quod ineptus pastillos Rufillus olet, Gargonius hircum, lividus et mordax videar?
HORACE
(If i smile at the stong perfumes of the silly Rufillus must I be regarded as envious and ill-natured?
res rustica sic est: si unam rem sero feceris, omnia opera sero facies
CATO
(This is how it is with farming: if you put off doing one thing, you will be late with everything.)
Moribus antiquis res stat Romana virisque
ENNIUS
(on ancient ways and heroes stands the Roman state.)