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

Vegetius
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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.)

Seneca

Virtus, non copia vincint (Courage, not multitude, wins.)

Roman Proverb