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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
La crainte fit les dieux; l’audace a fait les rois.
  Fear made the gods; audacity has made kings.
        Crébillon during the French Revolution.
Questa lor tracotanza non è nuova.
  This audacity of theirs is not new.
        Dante—Inferno. VIII. 124.
De l’audace, encore de l’audace, toujours de l’audace.
  Audacity, more audacity, always audacity.
        Danton during the French Revolution. (See also Carlyle—The French Revolution. Vol. II. 3. 4.)
          Audax omnia perpeti
Gens humana ruit per vetitum nefas.
  The human race afraid of nothing, rushes on through every crime.
        Horace—Carmina. I. 3. 25.
Audendo magnus tegitur timor.
  By audacity, great fears are concealed.
        Lucan—Pharsalia. IV. 702.

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