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"Ardua molimur; sed nulla nisi ardua virtus."
I attempt a difficult work; but there is no excellence without difficulty.

-: [ Ars Amatoria, II. 537. ]
~ Ovid | ( Roman poet. ) | BC 43-AD 18 | Difficulty
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"Nil agit exemplum, litem quod lite resolvit."
The illustration which solves one difficulty by raising another, settles nothing.

-: [ Satires, II. 3. 103. ]
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Difficulty
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"Patria est, ubicunque est bene."
Our country is wherever we are well off.

-: [ Tusculanae Disputationes V. 37, quoting Pacuvius ]
~ Marcus Tulius Cicero | ( Writer, politician and great roman orator. ) | 106-43 BC | Country
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"Patriæ quis exul se quoque fugit."
What exile from his country is able to escape from himself?

-: [ Carmina II. 16. 19. ]
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Country
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A cock has great influence on his own dunghill.
~ Publilius Syrus | ( Roman writer and poet. ) | 1st Centry BC-? | Power
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A foolishness is inflicted with a hatred of itself.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Fools
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A friend is, as it were, a second self.
~ Marcus Tulius Cicero | ( Writer, politician and great roman orator. ) | 106-43 BC | Friendship
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A good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient.
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Justice
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A good scare is worth more than good advice.
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Advice
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A great fortune is a great slavery.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Money
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A hasty judgment is a first step to recantation.
~ Publilius Syrus | ( Roman writer and poet. ) | 1st Centry BC-? | Judgment
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A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Adversity
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A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.
~ Ovid | ( Roman poet. ) | BC 43-AD 18 | Competition
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A jest often decides matters of importance more effectual and happily than seriousness.
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Humor
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A man of courage is also full of faith.
~ Marcus Tulius Cicero | ( Writer, politician and great roman orator. ) | 106-43 BC | Courage
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A man's own character is the arbiter of his fortune.
~ Publilius Syrus | ( Roman writer and poet. ) | 1st Centry BC-? | Success
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A person's fears are lighter when the danger is at hand.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Fear
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A picture is a poem without words.
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Art
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A prince should be slow to punish, and quick to reward.
~ Ovid | ( Roman poet. ) | BC 43-AD 18 | Leadership
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A punishment to some, to some a gift, and to many a favor.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Death
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A rolling stone can gather no moss.
~ Publilius Syrus | ( Roman writer and poet. ) | 1st Centry BC-? | Change
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