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By gold all good faith has been banished; by gold our rights are abused; the law itself is influenced by gold, and soon there will be an end of every modest restraint. [Lat., Auro pulsa fides. auro venalia jura, Aurum lex sequitur, mox sine lege pudor.]

Bribery Quotes, by Sextus Propertius , Source: Elegioe (III, 13, 48)

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I am climbing a difficult road; but the glory gives me strength.

Glory Quotes, by Sextus Propertius , Source: Elegioe (IV, 10, 3)

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Although strength should fail, the effort will deserve praise. In great enterprises the attempt is enough. [Lat., Quod si deficiant vires, audacia certe Laus erit: in magnis et voluisse sat est.]

Failure Quotes, by Sextus Propertius , Source: Elegioe (II, 10, 5)

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Let no one be willing to speak ill of the absent. [Lat., Absenti nemo ne nocuisse velit.]

Absence Quotes, by Sextus Propertius , Source: Elegioe (II, 19, 32)

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