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He is a fool who looks at the fruit of lofty trees, but does not measure their height. — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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Nature has placed nothing so high that virtue can not reach it.
[Lat., Nihil tam alte natura constituit quo virtus non possit eniti.] — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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Prosperity can change man's nature; and seldom is any one cautious enough to resist the effects of good fortune.
[Lat., Res secundae valent commutare naturam, et raro quisquam erga bona sua satis cautus est.] — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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A spark neglected has often raised a conflagration.
[Lat., Parva saepe scintilla contempta magnum excitavit incendium.] — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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The deepest rivers flow with the least sound. — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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Nothing is so secure in its position as not to be in danger from the attack even of the weak. — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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Fear makes men believe the worst. — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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Necessity when threatening is more powerful than device of man. — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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Posterity pays for the sins of their fathers. — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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Nothing can be lasting when reason does not rule. — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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A cowardly cur barks more fiercely than it bites. — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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Timid dogs more eagerly bark than bite. — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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The fashions of human affairs are brief and changeable, and fortune never remains long indulgent.
[Lat., Breves et mutabiles vices rerum sunt, et fortuna nunquam simpliciter indulget.] — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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It is often a comfort in misfortune to know our own fate.
[Lat., Saepe calamitas solatium est nosse sortem suam.] — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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Doctors cure the more serious diseases with harsh remedies. Curtius Medici graviores morbos asperis remediis curant — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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Habit is stronger than nature. — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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Despair is a great incentive to honorable death. — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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When the truth cannot be clearly made out, what is false is increased through fear. — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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Nothing is strong that may not be endangered even by the weak. — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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A brave man's country is wherever he chooses his abode.
[Lat., Patria est ubicumque vir fortis sedem elegerit.] — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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For my own part I am persuaded that everything advances by an unchangeable law through the eternal constitution and association of latent causes, which have been long before predestined. — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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The mob has no ruler more potent than superstition. — Quintus Curtius Rufus

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When fear has seized upon the mind, man fears that only which he first began to fear.
[Lat., Ubi intravit animos pavor, id solum metuunt, quod primum formidate coeperunt.] — Quintus Curtius Rufus