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Qui desiderat pacem praeparet bellum (Let him who desires peace prepare for war)


Fortis cadere, cedere non potest. (A brave man may fall, but he cannot yield.)

Latin Proverb

Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori. (It is a sweet and seemly thing to die for one’s country.)


scitis fratres mei dilecti sit autem omnis homo velox ad audiendum tardus autem ad loquendum et tardus ad iram

James 1:19

Ut varias usus meditando extunderet artis / paulatim. (So that experience, by attentive thought, might gradually beat out the various arts.)

Virgil, Georgics Book I Line 133

In amicitia nihil fictum est, nihil simulatum, et quidquid est, id est verum et voluntarium (In friendship there is nothing fictitious, nothing simulated, and it is in fact true and voluntary)

Marcus Tullius Cicero, de Amicitia

Cuiusvis hominis est errare; nullius nisi insipientis, in errore perseverare (Any man can make a mistake; only a fool keeps making the same one)

Marcus Tullius Cicero, Philippica XII

Fata volentem ducunt, nolentem trahunt (Destiny carries the willing man; and drags the unwilling)

Seneca, Epistulae Morales XVIII

Ignoranti, quem portum petat, nullus suus ventus est (For those who don’t know which port they are headed to, no wind is favorable.)