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12 Famous Quotes by Quintus Curtius Rufus (Curtis Rufus Quintus)

A cowardly cur barks more fiercely than it bites. [Lat., Canis timidus vehementius latrat quam mordet.]

Cowards Quotes, by Quintus Curtius Rufus (Curtis Rufus Quintus) , Source: De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni (VII, 4, 13)

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Habit is stronger than nature. [Lat., Consuetudo natura potentior est.]

Habit Quotes, by Quintus Curtius Rufus (Curtis Rufus Quintus) , Source: De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni (V, 5, 21)

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That possession which we gain by the sword is not lasting; gratitude for benefits eternal. [Lat., Non est diuturna possessio in quam gladio ducimus; beneficiorum gratia sempiterna est.]

Gratitude Quotes, by Quintus Curtius Rufus (Curtis Rufus Quintus) , Source: De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni (VIII, 8, 11)

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Despair is a great incentive to honorable death. [Lat., Desperatio magnum ad honeste moriendum incitamentum.]

Despair Quotes, by Quintus Curtius Rufus (Curtis Rufus Quintus) , Source: De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni (IX, 5, 6)

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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. [Lat., Equidem aeterna constitutione crediderim nexuque causarum atentium et multo ante destinatarum suum quemque ordinem immutabili lege percurrere.]

Evolution Quotes, by Quintus Curtius Rufus (Curtis Rufus Quintus) , Source: De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni (V, 11, 10)

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Nothing can be lasting when reason does not rule. [Lat., Nihil potest esse diuturnum cui non subest ratio.]

Reason Quotes, by Quintus Curtius Rufus (Curtis Rufus Quintus) , Source: De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni (IV, 14, 19)

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

Patriotism Quotes, by Quintus Curtius Rufus (Curtis Rufus Quintus) , Source: De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni (VI, 4, 13)

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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.]

Prosperity Quotes, by Quintus Curtius Rufus (Curtis Rufus Quintus) , Source: De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni (X, 1, 40)

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

Fire Quotes, by Quintus Curtius Rufus (Curtis Rufus Quintus) , Source: De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni (VI, 3, 11)

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Necessity when threatening is more powerful than device of man. [Lat., Efficacior omni arte imminens necessitas.]

Necessity Quotes, by Quintus Curtius Rufus (Curtis Rufus Quintus) , Source: De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni (IV, 3, 23)

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The cowardly dog barks more violently than it bites. [Lat., Canis timidus vehementius latrat quam mordet.]

Dogs Quotes, by Quintus Curtius Rufus (Curtis Rufus Quintus) , Source: De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni (VII, 14)

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Posterity pays for the sins of their fathers. [Lat., Culpam majorum posteri luunt.]

Posterity Quotes, by Quintus Curtius Rufus (Curtis Rufus Quintus) , Source: De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni (VII, 5)

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