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With thumb turned.
[Lat., Verso pollice.]More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What is there that you enter upon so favorably as not to repent
of the undertaking and the accomplishment of your wish?
[Lat., Quid tam dextro pede concipis ut te conatus non poeniteat
votique peracti?]More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What is more cruel than a tyrant's ear?
[Lat., Quid violentius aure tyranni?]More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Many commit the same crimes with a very different result. One
bears a cross for his crime; another a crown.
[Lat., Multi committunt eadem diverso crimina fato;
Ille crucem scleris pretium tulit, hic diadema.]More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
By his own verdict no guilty man was ever acquitted.
[Lat., Se judice, nemo nocens absolvitur.]More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For whoever meditates a crime is guilty of the deed.
[Lat., Nam scelus intra se tacitum qui cogitat ullum,
Facti crimen habet.]More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You are not to do evil that good may come of it.
[Lat., Non faciat malum, ut inde veniat bonum.]More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Whence do you derive the power and privilege of a parent, when
you, though an old man, do worse things (than your child)?
[Lat., Unde tibi frontem libertatemque parentis,
Cum facias pejora senex?More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Generally, common sense is rare in the (higher) rank.
[Lat., Rarus enim ferme sensus communis in illa
Fortuna.]More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I will it, I order it, let my will stand for a reason.
[Lat., Hoc volo, sic jubeo, sit pro ratione voluntas.]More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Father of his country.
[Lat., Pater pariae.]More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for
your country.More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Everything is Greek, when it is more shameful to be ignorant of
Latin.
[Lat., Omnia Graece!
Cum sit turpe magis nostris nescire Latine.]More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is difficult not to write satire.
[Lat., Difficile est satiram non scribere.]More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Satire is what closes Saturday night.More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The skilful class of flatterers praise the discourse of an
ignorant friend and the face of a deformed one.
[Lat., Adulandi gens prudentissima laudat
Sermonem indocti, faciem deformis amici.]More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Common sense among men of fortune is rare.
[Lat., Rarus enim ferme sunsus communis in illa
Fortuna.]More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He who wishes to become rich wishes to become so immediately.
[Lat., Dives fieri qui vult
Et cito vult fieri.]More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Of what use are pedigrees, or to be thought of noble blood, or
the display of family portraits, O Ponticus?
[Lat., Stemmata quid faciunt, quid prodest, Pontice, longo,
Sanguine censeri pictosque ostendere vultus.]More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Fond man! though all the heroes of your line
Bedeck your halls, and round your galleries shine
In proud display; yet take this truth from me--
Virtue alone is true nobility!More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is nothing which power cannot believe of itself, when it is
praised as equal to the gods.
[Lat., Nihil est quod credere de se
Non possit, quum laudatur dis aequa potestas.]More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Those who do not wish to kill any one, wish they had the power.
[Lat., Et qui nolunt occidere quemquam
Posse volunt.]More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Bid the hungry Greek go to heaven, he will go.
[Lat., Graeculus esuriens in coelum, jusseris, ibit.]More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Rare indulgence produces greater pleasure.
[Lat., Voluptates commendat rarior usus.]More Juvenal Juvenal) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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