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.
The greatest respect is owed to a child. -Maxima debetur puero reverentia
Source: Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis
A sound mind in a sound body. -Mens sana in corpore sano
An inveterate and incurable itch for writing besets many, and grows old in their sick hearts.
Source: Satires, VII, 51
One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others.
No one ever became thoroughly bad in one step. -Nemo repente fuit turpissimus
Source: Satires, II.83
Bad men hate sin through fear of punishment; good men hate sin through their love of virtue.
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