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Publius Terentius Afer

Do not waste bricks. (Waste your labor.) [Lat., Ne laterum lavesMore Publius Terentius Afer [09/20/2011 09:09:22]
Work is a necessary evil to be avoidedMore Publius Terentius Afer [09/20/2011 09:09:28]
Attired to please herself: no gems of any kind She wore, nor aught of borrowed gloss in Nature's stead; And, then her long, loose hair flung round her head Fell carelessly behind.More Publius Terentius Afer [09/20/2011 09:09:35]
From others' slips some profit from one's self to gain. [Lat., Hoc scitum'st periculum ex aliis facere, tibi quid ex usu sitMore Publius Terentius Afer [09/20/2011 09:09:43]
You are harping on the same string. [Lat., Cantilenam candem canisMore Publius Terentius Afer [09/20/2011 09:09:51]
No free man will ask as favor, what he can not claim as reward. [Lat., Neutiquam officium liberi esse hominis puto Cum is nihil promereat, postulare id gratiae apponi sibiMore Publius Terentius Afer [09/20/2011 09:09:17]
How many unjust and wicked things are done from mere habit. [Lat., Quam multa injusta ac prava fiunt moribus!More Publius Terentius Afer [09/20/2011 09:09:23]
I perceive that the things that we do are silly; but what can one do? According to men's habits and dispositions, so one must yield to them. [Lat., Inepta haec esse, nos quae facimus sentio; Verum quid facias? ut homo est, ita morem gerasMore Publius Terentius Afer [09/20/2011 09:09:07]
As you can not do what you wish, you should wish what you can do. [Lat., Quoniam id fieri quod vis non potest Id velis quod possis.More Publius Terentius Afer [09/20/2011 09:09:09]
We should look at the lives of all as at a mirror, and take from others an example for ourselves. [Lat., Inspicere tamquam in speculum in vitas omnium Jubeo atque ex aliis sumere exemplum sibiMore Publius Terentius Afer [09/20/2011 09:09:13]
Fare ye well, and give us your applause. [Lat., Vos valete et plaudite.More Publius Terentius Afer [09/20/2011 09:09:01]

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