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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
  Una dies aperit, conficit una dies—In one day it opens its blossoms, in one day it decays.    Of the rose.  1
  Can we wonder that men perish and are forgotten, when their noblest and most enduring works decay?  2
  Crux est si metuas quod vincere nequeas—It is torture to fear what you cannot overcome.  3
  If fortune favour you, be not elated; if she frown, do not despond.  4
  Ignoscas aliis multa, nil tibi—You should pardon many things in others, nothing in yourself.  5
  Multis terribilis caveto multos—If you are a terror to many, then beware of many.  6
  Sæpe in conjugiis fit noxia, cum nimia est dos—Quarrels often arise in marriages when the dowry is excessive.  7
  Si fortuna juvat, caveto tolli; / Si fortuna tonat, caveto mergi—If fortune favours you, be not lifted up; if she fulminates, be not cast down.  8

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