What is without periods of rest will not endure.
The penalty may be removed, the crime is eternal.
It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.
A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong.
Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.
Fury itself supplies arms.
When we cannot hope to win, it is an advantage to yield.
It is always easier to requite an injury than a service: gratitude is a burden, but revenge is found to pay.
He is armed without who is innocent within, be this thy screen, and this thy wall of brass.
Tell me who is able to keep his bed chaste, or which goddess is able to live with one god alone?