publius scipio quotes

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Macrobius, that writ the avision
In Afrique of the worthy Scipio,
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But, if we explore the literature of Heroism, we shall quickly come to Plutarch, who is its Doctor and historian. To him we owe th ...
All men have a sweetness in their life. That is what helps them go on. It is towards that they turn when they feel too worn out.
I cannot choose [to kill Caligula] because, aside from the pain I am suffering, I suffer too from his pain. My problem is that I u ...
He who would not be idle, let him fall in love.
I hate, and yet must love the thing I hate.
Struggling over my fickle heart, love draws it now this
way, and now hate that--but love, I think, is winning. I
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Jove send me more such afternoons as this.
O fool, what else is sleep but chill death's likeness?
We take no pleasure in permitted joys,
But what's forbidden is more keenly sought.
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