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