|all men are considered as tyrants who possess themselves of perpetual power in a state that once enjoyed the blessings of liberty (Cornelius Nepos)||omnes autem et habentur et dicuntur tyranni, qui potestate sunt perpetua, in ea civitate quæ libertate usa est|
|(+ gen. or dat.) to possess, hold, get possession of||potior|
|a king is given for the sake of the kingdom, not the kingdom for the sake of the king. His power is only from the public good||rex datur propter regnum, non regnum propter regem. Potentia non est nisi ad bonum|
|a power that knows not defeat||vis nescia vinci|
|a republic cannot be well conducted under the command of many (Cornelius Nepos)||non posse bene geri rempublican multorum imperiis|
|a state is regulated by two things, reward and punishment (Cicero, attributed to Solon)||rempublicam duabus rebus contineri dixit, præmio et pœna|
|according to the state of a man’s conscience, so in his mind do hope and fear arise on account of his deeds (Ovid)||conscia mens ut cuique sua est, ita concipit intra pectora pro facto spemque metumque suo|
|Against a lucky man a god scarcely has power||Contra Felicem vix deus vires habet|
|all a mortal’s works must perish; how much less shall the power and grace of language long survive! (Horace)||mortalia facta peribunt; nedum sermonum stet honos et gratia vivax|
|Although the power is lacking, the will is commendable. (Ovid)||Ut desint vires, tamen est laudanda voluntas|
|an action will not be right unless the intention is right, for from it comes the action. Again, the intention will not be right unless the state of the mind has been right, for from it proceeds the intention (Seneca)||recta actio non erit, nisi recta fuit voluntas, ab hac enim est actio. Rursus, voluntas non erit recta, nisi habitus animi rectus fuerit, ab hoc enim est voluntas|
|an enemy of the state||hostis|
|and life is given to none to possess fully, but for all to use (Lucretius)||vitaque mancipio, nulli datur, omnibus usu|
|as you now possess (Justinian)||uti possidetis|
|As you possess||Uti possidetis|
|authority, founded on injustice, does not remain perpetual (Seneca)||iniqua nunquam regna perpetua manent|
|authority, supreme power, power to command||imperium, imperiī, n.|
|be strong, have power, be valid; be well, fare well||valeō, valēre, valuī, valitūrum|
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