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One man with courage makes a majority.

One man with courage makes a majority.

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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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Nothing is too high for the daring of mortals: we would storm
heaven itself in our folly.
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Nothing is too high for the daring of mortals: we would storm
heaven itself in our folly.
[Lat., Nil mortalibus arduum est:
Coelum ipsum petimus stultitia.]

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The man who is just and resolute will not be moved from his
settled purpose, either by the misdirected read more

The man who is just and resolute will not be moved from his
settled purpose, either by the misdirected rage of his fellow
citizens, or by the threats of an imperious tryant.
[Lat., Justum et tenacem propositi virum
Non civium ardor prava jubentium,
Non vultus instantis tyranni,
Mente quatit solida.]

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Mingle a little folly with your wisdom; a little nonsense now and
then is pleasant.
[Lat., Misce stultitiam read more

Mingle a little folly with your wisdom; a little nonsense now and
then is pleasant.
[Lat., Misce stultitiam consiliis brevem:
Dulce est desipere in loco.]

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A wise God shrouds the future in obscure darkness.
[Lat., Prudens futuri temporis exitum
Caliginosa nocte premit read more

A wise God shrouds the future in obscure darkness.
[Lat., Prudens futuri temporis exitum
Caliginosa nocte premit deus.]

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In cold blood he leapt into burning Etna.
[Lat., Ardentem frigidus Aetnam insiluit.]

In cold blood he leapt into burning Etna.
[Lat., Ardentem frigidus Aetnam insiluit.]

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Who knows whether the gods will add tomorrow to the present hour?
[Lat., Quis scit, an adjiciant hodiernae crastina read more

Who knows whether the gods will add tomorrow to the present hour?
[Lat., Quis scit, an adjiciant hodiernae crastina summae
Tempora di superi?]

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Everything that is superfluous overflows from the full bosom.
[Lat., Omne supervacuum pleno de pectore manat.]

Everything that is superfluous overflows from the full bosom.
[Lat., Omne supervacuum pleno de pectore manat.]

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I am frightened at seeing all the footprints directed towards thy
den, and none returning.
[Lat., Quia ne read more

I am frightened at seeing all the footprints directed towards thy
den, and none returning.
[Lat., Quia ne vestigia terrent
Omnia te adversum spectantia, nulla retrosum.]

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