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Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus)

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Why do you laugh? Change but the name, and the story s told of
yourself.
[Lat., Quid rides?]
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Why do you laugh? Change but the name, and the story s told of
yourself.
[Lat., Quid rides?]
Mutato nomine de te fabula narratur.]

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The more a man denies himself, the more he shall receive from
heaven. Naked, I seek the camp of read more

The more a man denies himself, the more he shall receive from
heaven. Naked, I seek the camp of those who covet nothing.
[Lat., Quanto quisque sibi plura negaverit,
A dis plura feret. Nil cupientium
Nudus castra peto.]

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He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.
[Fr., Celui qui a de l'imagination sans erudition read more

He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.
[Fr., Celui qui a de l'imagination sans erudition a des ailes, et
n'a pas de pieds.]

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Your own property is concerned when your neighbor's house is on
fire.
[Lat., Tua res agitur, paries cum read more

Your own property is concerned when your neighbor's house is on
fire.
[Lat., Tua res agitur, paries cum proximus ardet.]

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The miser acquires, yet fears to use his gains.

The miser acquires, yet fears to use his gains.

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