It is sweet to relax at the proper time. -Dulce est desipere in loco
Horatius (65 - 8 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
A word once let out of the cage cannot be whistled back again.
What forbids a laughing man from telling the truth? -Ridentem dicere verum quid vetat?
While we talk, hostile time flies away. - Dum loquimur invida aetas fugerit.
Source: Ode XI
It is sweet and glorious to die for one's country. -Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori
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.)
He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little.
It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, so he be a man of merit.
Unaffected by manners. -Simplex munditiis
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