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.
Although strength should fail, the effort will deserve praise. In great enterprises the attempt is enough.
Not only the bull attacks his enemies with curved horn, but also the sheep, when harmed fights back.
Among absent lovers, ardor always fares better.
Tell me who is able to keep his bed chaste, or which goddess is able to live with one god alone?
Age makes all things greater after their death; a name comes to the tongue easier from the grave.
Afflicted by love's madness all are blind.
Let no one be willing to speak ill of the absent.
Love can be put off, never abandoned.