But who will guard the guardians themselves? -Sed quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)
Source: Satires, VI.347-8
Contributed by: Zaady
No bad man is lucky. -Nemo malus felix
I will it. I insist on it! Let my will stand instead of reason.
Two things only the people anxiously desire--bread and circuses.
Honesty is praised and left in the cold. -Probitas laudatur et alget
Source: Satires, I.74
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.
Nobility is the one only virtue. -Nobilitas sola est atque unica virtus
Source: Satire viii. line 20.
An incurable passion to write. -Insanabile cacoëthes scribendi
A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face.
A rare bird upon the earth and very much like a black swan. -Rara avis in terris nigroque simillima cycno
Source: Satires, VI.165
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