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Ardeat ipsa licet, tormentia gaudet amantis. (Though she may herself burn, she delights in her lover's torment.)
Count it the greatest sin to prefer life to honor, and for the sake of living to love what makes life worth having.
Many commit the same crime with a different destiny; one bears a cross as the price of his villainy, another wears a crown.
Now we suffer the evils of a long peace; luxury more cruel than war broods over us and avenges a conquered world.
Refrain from doing ill for one all powerful reason, lest our children should copy our misdeeds we are all to prone to imitate whatever is base and depraved.
Refrain from doing ill; for one all powerful reason, lest our children should copy our misdeeds; we are all too prone to imitate whatever is base and depraved.
The people that one bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no more, and longs eagerly for just two things - bread and circuses
Think it the greatest impiety to prefer life to disgrace, and for the sake of life to lose the reason for living.