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Maxioms by Ovid (publius Ovidius Naso)

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All human things hang on a slender thread, the strongest fall
with a sudden crash.
[Lat., Omnia sunt read more

All human things hang on a slender thread, the strongest fall
with a sudden crash.
[Lat., Omnia sunt hominum tenui pendentia filo:
Et subito casu, quae valuere, ruunt.]

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Rome was not built in a day.

Rome was not built in a day.

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Imperceptibly the hours glide on, and beguile us as they pass.

Imperceptibly the hours glide on, and beguile us as they pass.

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What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when
the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless.
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What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when
the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless.
[Lat., Leniter ex merito quidquid patiare ferendum est,
Quae venit indigne poena dolenda venit.]

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Thou beginnest better than thou endest.
The last is inferior to the first.
[Lat., Coepisti melius quam read more

Thou beginnest better than thou endest.
The last is inferior to the first.
[Lat., Coepisti melius quam desinis. Ultima primis cedunt.]

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