SC - Scias te fortasse Romanum esse si saepe quid habebas in animo dicere priusquam ad verbum pervenias obliviscaris. (Henry Beard)
SF - Cur non mitto meos tibi, Pontiliane, libellos? Ne mihi tu mittas, Pontiliane, tuos. (Martial VII.3)

Little experiment in memorization - for second year students - learn & recite at least a dozen words:
Primus: Nihil est incertius vulgo, nihil obscurius voluntate hominum, nihil fallacius ratione tota comitiorum (Cicero)
Cursor: Habet Africanus milliens, tamen captat. Fortuna multis dat nimis, satis nulli (Martial, XII.10 - this was taped on the poem wall under the )
Atellus: Gratus animus est una virtus non solum maxima, sed etiam mater virtutum omnium reliquarum. (Cicero - note that he pulled this from my Thanksgiving blog post)
Flavia: Gutta cavat lapidem non vi sed saepe cadendo.
(Ovid - but note that the attribution is partially amiss: the reference is to the Epistulae ex Ponto, X, where the lines are:
Gutta cauat lapidem, consumitur anulus usu, 5
atteritur pressa uomer aduncus humo.
Apparently (this is from the wikipedia article) the second half of the line in her quotation is of medieval origin.)

Vitanda est improba Siren desidia. (Horace 2.3.14)


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