The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.
Cicero (106 - 43 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
As if a second self. - Tamquam alter idem
A youth of sensuality and intemperance delivers over to old age a worn-out body.
We are slaves of the law so that we may be able to be free. - Legum servi sumus ut liberi esse possimus
It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less with baldness.
As you sow so will you reap. - Ut sementem feceris ita metes
He used to raise a storm in a teapot.
If we are forced, at every hour, to watch or listen to horrible events, this constant stream of ghastly impressions will deprive even the most delicate among us of all respect for humanity.
For just as some women are said to be handsome though without adornment, so this subtle manner of speech, though lacking in artificial graces, delights us.
A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.
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