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IMcRout
Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2013 1:16:39 PM

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Timeo Danaos et dona ferentes

Carpe diem - noctemque

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
excaelis
Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2013 1:21:50 PM

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Tim and Donna's fish died ? Shocking !

Sanity is not statistical
IMcRout
Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2013 1:50:29 PM

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Vade retro, excaelis!

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
excaelis
Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2013 1:58:24 PM

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Angel

Sanity is not statistical
uuaschbaer
Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2013 4:16:34 PM

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IMcRout wrote:
Timeo Danaos et dona ferentes


I came here to post that, it rolls off the tongue fantastically.

Also: Ars celare artem est. The motto of the Cambridge Footlights, I think. Otherwise Ars est celare artem. Both are equally convincing.

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IMcRout
Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2013 5:30:54 PM

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Ars longa, vita brevis.

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
rogermue
Posted: Thursday, January 15, 2015 3:44:26 PM

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Audacter calumniare, semper aliquid haeret.

My translation:
Don't be afraid to tell lies about your opponents,
something will always stick.

Something public speakers should know.
After Plutarch.
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