One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others.
Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)
Source: Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Deem it the summit of impiety to prefer existence to honour, and for the sake of life to sacrifice life's only end.
We deem those happy who, from the experience of life, have learned to bear its ills, without being overcome by them.
Bread and circuses. -Panem et circenses
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