Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
Horatius (65 - 8 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
It is your business, when the wall next door catches fire.
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
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.
He's happy who, far away from business, like the races of men of old, tills his ancestral fields with his own oxen, unbound by any interest to pay.
Splendidly false. -Splendide mendax
It is sweet to relax at the proper time. -Dulce est desipere in loco
A word once let out of the cage cannot be whistled back again.
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