All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
Nature never says one thing, Wisdom another.
Peace visits not the guilty mind.
Two things only the people actually desire bread and circuses.
Fortune can, for her pleasure, fools advance, And toss them on the wheels of Chance.
Count it the greatest sin to prefer life to honor, and for the sake of living to love what makes life worth having.
The people that one bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no more, and longs eagerly for just two things - bread and circuses
Refrain from doing ill for one all powerful reason, lest our children should copy our misdeeds we are all to prone to imitate whatever is base and depraved.
One path alone leads to a life of peace The path of virtue.
But who is to guard the guards themselves
Ardeat ipsa licet, tormentia gaudet amantis. (Though she may herself burn, she delights in her lover's torment.)
Luxury is more deadly than any foe.
All wish to be learned, but no one is willing to pay the price.
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
No one ever reached the worst of a vice at one leap.