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Ancient Roman Poet. 65 BC-8 BC
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A good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient.
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A good and faithful judge prefers what is right to what is expedient
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A good scare is worth more than good advice.
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A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.
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A jest often decides matters of importance more effectually and happily than seriousness
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A man is either mad or he is making verses
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A noble pair of brothers.
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A pauper in the midst of wealth.
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A picture is a poem without words.
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A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong.
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A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small, to pinch the feet. So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them.
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A word once uttered can never be recalled.
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A word, once sent abroad, flies irrevocably.
Words
Acquittal of the guilty damns the judge.
Judgement
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
Adversity
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
AdversityGenius
Alas, Postumus, Postumus, the fleeting years are slipping by.
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Always keep your composure. You can't score from the penalty box; and to win, you have to score.
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Amuse the reader at the same time that you instruct him
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An accomplished man to his fingertips.
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