Useful Greek and Roman Quotations

Pithy Prose for Politicians, Preachers, Professors, Pundits, and Public Speakers.

Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.

In critical moments even the very powerful have need of the weakest.

It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.

Aesop (620 BC – 560 BC)

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Useful Latin Sayings

Ab ovo – from an egg

Ad alta – To the summit

Ad astra – To the stars

Ad libitum – at liberty, at one’s pleasure

Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam – To the greater glory of God – motto of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits)

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