"For there is no defense for a man who, in the excess of his wealth, has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight."
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"If you will take me as your teacher, you will not kick against the pricks."
"Shoals of corpses shall witness, mute, even to generations to come, before the eyes of men that we ought never, being mortal, to cast our sights too high."
"For the marriage bed ordained by fate for men and women is stronger than an oath and guarded by Justice."
"The best by far is to marry in one's own rank."
"Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless passion that masters the female among men and beasts."
"Ares, gold-changer of bodies."
"Ares gives his verdict without witnesses."
"Neither a life of anarchy nor one beneath a despot should you praise; to all that lies in the middle a god has given excellence."
"The saying goes that the gods leave a town once it is captured."
"Or don't you know, so exceedingly clever as you are, that a vain tongue must pay the penalty?"
"But time growing old teaches all things."
"I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship."
"He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God."
"Of prosperity mortals can never have enough."
"Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety."
"We must pronounce him fortunate who has ended his life in fair prosperity."
"And she, after swan-like singing her last and dying song, lies beside him, her lover."
"But when once the earth has sucked up a dead man's blood, there is no way to raise him up."
"Death is easier than a wretched life; and better never to have born than to live and fare badly."
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