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Maxioms by Ovid (publius Ovidius Naso)

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Resist beginnings: it is too late to employ medicine when the
evil has grown strong by inveterate habit.
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Resist beginnings: it is too late to employ medicine when the
evil has grown strong by inveterate habit.
[Lat., Principiis obsta: sero medicina paratur,
Cum mala per longas convaluere moras.]

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According to the state of a man's conscience, so do hope and fear
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According to the state of a man's conscience, so do hope and fear
on account of his deeds arise in his mind.
[Lat., Conscia mens ut cuique sua est, ita concipit intra
Pectora pro facto spemque metumque suo.]

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Take time: much may be gained by patience.

Take time: much may be gained by patience.

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No herb can remedy the anguish of love.

No herb can remedy the anguish of love.

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Ill habits gather by unseen degrees,
As brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.

Ill habits gather by unseen degrees,
As brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.

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