|consequitur quodcunque petit||he attains whatever he attempts|
|ardua petit ardea||the heron seeks high places|
|aut virtus nomen inane est, aut decus et pretium recte petit experiens vir||either virtue is an empty name, or the man of enterprise justly aims at honor and reward (Horace)|
|beneficia dare qui nescit, injuste petit||the one who knows not how to confer a kindness has not the right to ask any for himself|
|Dente lupus, cornu taurus petit.||The wolf attacks with his fang, the bull with his horn. (Horace)|
|effugit mortem, quisquis contempserit; timidissimum quemque consequitur||whoever despises death escapes it, while it overtakes the one who is afraid of it (Curtius)|
|ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem||by the sword she seeks peaceful quiet under liberty (motto of Massachusetts)|
|estne Dei sedes nisi terra, et pontus, et aër, et cœlum, et virtus? Superos quid quærimus ultra? Jupiter est, quodcunque vides, quodcunque moveris||has God a dwelling other than earth and sea and air and heaven and virtue? Why do we seek the gods beyond? Whatever you see, wherever you go, there is Jupiter (Lucan)|
|exemplo quodcunque malo committitur, ipsi displicet auctori||whatever is committed from a bad example is displeasing even to its author (i.e., we hate the faults in others that we see in ourselves) (Juvenal)|
|hoc habeo quodcunque dedi||whatever I have given, I still possess (Caius Rabirius)|
|huic versatile ingenium sic pariter ad omnia fuit, ut natum ad id unum diceres, quodcunque ageret||this man’s genius was so versatile, so equal to every pursuit, that you would pronounce him to have been born for whatever thing in which he was engaged (Livy, said of Cato the Elder)|
|idque petit corpus, mens unde est saucia amore||the body seeks that which has wounded the mind with love (Lucretius)|
|misero datur quodcunque, fortunæ datæ||whatever we give to the wretched, we lend to fortune (Seneca)|
|nec semper feriet quodcunque minabitur arcus||the arrow will not always hit the object that it threatens|
|nemo ex proprio dolo consequitur actionem||no one can bring suit for his own fraud|
|parvula (nam exemplo est) magni formica laboris ore trahit quodcunque potest atque addit acervo, quem struit, haud ignara ac non incauta futuri||the ant (for example) is a creature of great industry, drags with its mouth all it can, and adds to the heap it piles up, not ignorant or improvident of the future (Horace)|
|petit alta||he seeks high things|
|prosequitor quodcunque petit||he pursues whatever he seeks|
|quodcunque ostendis mihi sic, incredulus odi||whatever you show me in an overwrought way, I detest and disbelieve (Horace)|
|sapiens virtuti honorem præmium, haud prædam petit||the wise man seeks honor, not profit, as the reward of virtue (Cicero)|
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