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A favor tardily bestowed is no favor; for a favor quickly granted
is a more agreeable favor.
[Lat., read more

A favor tardily bestowed is no favor; for a favor quickly granted
is a more agreeable favor.
[Lat., Gratia, quae tarda est, ingrata est: gratia namque
Cum fieri properat, gratia grata magis.]

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Begin whatever you have to do: the beginning of a work stands
for the whole.
[Lat., Incipe quidquid read more

Begin whatever you have to do: the beginning of a work stands
for the whole.
[Lat., Incipe quidquid agas: pro toto est prima operis pars.]

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Earth produces nothing worse than an ungrateful man.
[Lat., Nil homine terra pejus ingrato creat.]

Earth produces nothing worse than an ungrateful man.
[Lat., Nil homine terra pejus ingrato creat.]

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The best memorial for a mighty man is to gain honor ere death.

The best memorial for a mighty man is to gain honor ere death.

by Decimus Magnus Ausonius Found in: Honor Quotes,
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It is tormenting to fear what you cannot overcome.
[Lat., Crux est si metuas quod vincere nequeas.]

It is tormenting to fear what you cannot overcome.
[Lat., Crux est si metuas quod vincere nequeas.]

by Decimus Magnus Ausonius Found in: Fear Quotes,
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Begin -- to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.

Begin -- to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.

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Begin; to begin is half the work. Let half still remain; again
begin this, and thou wilt have finished.
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Begin; to begin is half the work. Let half still remain; again
begin this, and thou wilt have finished.
[Lat., Incipe; dimidium facti est coepisse. Supersit
Dimidium: rursum hoc incipe, et efficies.]

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If fortune favors you do not be elated; if she frowns do not
despond.
[Lat., Si fortuna juvat, read more

If fortune favors you do not be elated; if she frowns do not
despond.
[Lat., Si fortuna juvat, caveto tolli;
Si fortuna tonat, caveto mergi.]

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If thou art terrible to many, then beware of many.
[Lat., Multis terribilis, caveto multos.]

If thou art terrible to many, then beware of many.
[Lat., Multis terribilis, caveto multos.]

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When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there
is no witness.
[Lat., Turpe quid ausurus, read more

When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there
is no witness.
[Lat., Turpe quid ausurus, te sine teste time.]

by Decimus Magnus Ausonius Found in: Honor Quotes,
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