Good deeds, if badly placed, become bad deeds.
He whose wisdom cannot help him, gets no good from being wise.
Whom men fear they hate, And whom they hate, they wish dead.
He hath freedom whoso beareth clean and constant heart within.
O friend unseen, unborn, unknown, Student of our sweet English tongue, I never indulge in poetics - Unless I am down with rheumatics.
One man by delaying saved the state for us.
Let no one weep for me, or celebrate my funeral with mourning; for I still live, as I pass to and fro through the mouths of men.
Here is he laid to whom for daring deed, nor friend nor foe could render worthy meed.
But the trumpet sounded with its terrible taratantara. At tuba terribili sonitu taratantara dixit.
To open his lips is crime in a plain citizen.
No one regards what is before his feet; we all gaze at the stars.
Oh, you tyrant, Titus Tatius You took such great things for yourself O Tite tute Tati tibi tanta, tyranne, tulisti.
They hate whom they fear.
The Roman state stands by ancient customs, and its manhood.
Quem metuunt, oderunt. (They hate whom they fear.)
On ancient ways and heroes stands the Roman state. Moribus antiquis res stat Romana virisque.
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