Punishment closely follows guilt as its companion. -Culpam poena premit comes
Horatius (65 - 8 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
Joking aside, let us turn to serious matters. -Amoto quaeramus seria ludo
To flee vice is the beginning of virtue, and the beginning of wisdom is to have got rid of folly.
Happy the man, and happy he alone, He who can call today his own; He who secure within can say: Tomorrow do thy worst, for I have lived today.
Source: see Dryden
In peace, as a wise man, he should make suitable preparation for war. -In pace, ut sapiens, aptarit idonea bello.
Source: Satires. ii. 2. (111.)
In the presence of the people. -Coram populo
He who feared he would not succeed sat still. -Sedit qui timuit ne non succederet
To save a man's life against his will is the same as killing him.
Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero (Seize the day, put no trust in tomorrow)
Source: Ars Poetica, v. 102; Hoarce (Odes, I.xi.1)
Who has courage to say no again and again to desires, to despise the objects of ambition, who is a whole in himself, smoothed and rounded.
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