When discord dreadful bursts her brazen bars, And shatters locks to thunder forth her wars.
Horatius (65 - 8 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
What has this unfeeling age of ours left untried, what wickedness has it shunned?
Punishment closely follows guilt as its companion. -Culpam poena premit comes
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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