Sunday, June 19, 2005

Quotations #064

"Parturient mones, nascetur ridiculus mus [Mountains will go into labor, and a silly little mouse will be born]." -- Horace, Ars Poetica

"Non omnia possumus omnes [We can't all do everything]" -- Virgil, Ecologues

"Consider your origins: you were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge." -- Dante Alighieri, Inferno

"None climbs so high as he who knows not whither he is going." -- Oliver Cromwell (attributed)

"Under conditions of tyranny it is far easier to act than to think." -- Hannah Arendt

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