Roman Wisdom

Acquittal of the guilty damns the judge.

Ah, conscience doth make bondsmen of us all!

Anger is one thing befitted by delay.

A rolling stone gathers no moss.

Everything ripe was once sour.

Evey vice has its excuse ready.

For the unlucky it is always best to do nothing.

Friendship either finds or makes equals.

Frugality is wretchedness with a good name.

He is not happy who does not think himself so.

It is an ill plan that cannot be changed.

It is better to learn late than never.

It is kindness not to excite hopes that must end in disappointment.

Money alone is the ruling principle of the world.

Never find your delight in another's misfortune.

No one can escape either death or love.

Pain of mind is more severe than body pain.

Practice is the best of all instructors.

The loss that is not known is not loss.

To take refuge with an inferior is self-betrayal.

What cannot be changed you whould bear, not blame.

Whom Fortune wishes to destroy she first makes mad.

This collection comes from the Witches' Almanac for Spring 2000 - Spring 2001.

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