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.
One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others.
Source: Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis
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.
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.
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