Ancient Roman Sayings Every Man Should Know

cogito, ergo sum

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a healthy mind in a healthy body

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do not burn your bridges behind you

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don’t let the bastards grind you down

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there is no such thing as pure pleasure

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lightning most often strikes the highest tower

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you are never less alone than when you are alone

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lustfulness and fear are the proofs of a degenerate mind

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every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

 

plenam lunam dura est domina

the full moon is a harsh mistress

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  1. The third saying didn’t sound like Romans 🙂

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    1. a fairly literal translation into Latin is ‘noli illigitimi carborundum est….’ which every grammar school boy learns about the same time as he learns ‘amo mensam’ which means I love a table…. basic noun basic verb ❤

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