Let no one be willing to speak ill of the absent. [Lat., Absenti nemo ne nocuisse velit.]
To each man at his birth nature has given some fault.
Let me skim the water with one oar, and with the other touch sand. [Go not out of your depth.]
He will not carry his wealth to the waters of Acheron.
Do not unto another that which you would not he should do unto you.
Let us enjoy pleasure while we can; pleasure is never long enough. [Lat., Dum licet inter nos igitue laetemur amantes; Non satis est ullo tempore longus amor.]
Every one follows the inclinations of his own nature. [Lat., Naturae sequitur semina quisque suae.]
Every form as nature made it is correct. [Lat., Ut natura dedit, sic omnis recta figura.]
Everybody in love is blind. [Lat., Scilicent insano nemo in amore videt.]
There is something beyond the grave; death does not put an end to everything the dark shade escapes from the consumed pile. [Lat., Sund aliquid Manes; letum non omnia finit. Luridaque evictos effugit umbra rogos.]
I am climbing a difficult road; but the Glory gives me strength.
The honors of genius are eternal. [Lat., Ingenio stat sine morte decus.]
Our dress still varying, nor to forms confined, Shifts like the sands, the sport of every wind.
Time magnifies everything after death; a man's fame is increased as it passes from mouth to mouth after his burial. [Lat., Omnia post obitum fingit majora vetustas: Majus ab exsequiis nomen in ora venit.]
Although strength should fail, the effort will deserve praise. In great enterprises the attempt is enough. [Lat., Quod si deficiant vires, audacia certe Laus erit: in magnis et voluisse sat est.]
That death is best which comes appropriately at a ripe age.
Beauty is fading, nor is fortune stable; sooner or later death comes to all.
Not only does the bull attack its foe with its crooked horns, but the injured sheep will fight its assailant. [Lat., Non solum taurus ferit uncis cornibus hostem, Verum etiam instanti laesa repugnat ovis.]
My last confidence will be like my first. [Lat., Ultima talis erit quae mea prima fides.]
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