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Maxioms by Horace (quintus Horatius Flaccus)

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The envious pine at others' success; no greater punishment than
envy was devised by Sicilian tyrants.
[Lat., Invidus read more

The envious pine at others' success; no greater punishment than
envy was devised by Sicilian tyrants.
[Lat., Invidus alterius marescit rebus opimis;
Invidia Siculi non invenere tyranni
Majus tormentus.]

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You will swim without cork (without help).
[Lat., Nabis sine cortice.]

You will swim without cork (without help).
[Lat., Nabis sine cortice.]

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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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A stomach that is seldom empty despises common food.
[Lat., Jejunus raro stomachus vulgaria temnit.]

A stomach that is seldom empty despises common food.
[Lat., Jejunus raro stomachus vulgaria temnit.]

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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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