|the corruption of the best is the worst||corruptio optimi pessima|
|a bad man, when he pretends to be a good man, is the worst man of all (Publilius Syrus)||malus bonum ubi se simulat, tunc est pessimus|
|by bribery, corruption||venaliter|
|Corruption of the best is worst||Corruptio optimi pessima|
|dissensions among equals are the worst||dissidia inter æqualies, pessima|
|Flatterers are the worst type of enemies||Pessimum genus inimicorum laudantes|
|in seasons of tumult and discord, the worst men have the greatest power (Tacitus)||in turbas et discordias pessimo cuique plurima vis|
|it is a little better than mediocre, a little less bad than worst (Lucilius)||paulo hoc melius quam mediocre, hoc minus malum quam ut pessumum|
|It is not goodness to be better than the worst (Seneca)||Bonitas non est pessimis esse meliorem|
|it makes no difference whether corruption, or the funeral pyre, dissolve the carcass (Lucan)||tabesne cadavera solvat, an rogus, haud refert|
|let him who will be good retire from the court (a reference to the corruption that surrounds the court system) (Lucretius)||exeat aula qui vult esse pius|
|man is his own worst enemy (Cicero)||nihil inimicius quam sibi ipse|
|more grievous perils remain (i.e., the worst is yet to come)||graviora manent|
|often a man is his own worst enemy (Cicero)||sæpe nihil inimicus homini quam sibi ipse|
|rottenness, corruption, decay||caries|
|such was the complexion of the life of Marius, that he had suffered the worst inflictions of Fortune, and enjoyed her choicest blessings (Lucan)||ille fuit vitæ Mario modus, omnia passo quæ pejor Fortuna potest, omnibus uso quæ melior|
|the name of peace is sweet and the thing itself is salutary, but there is a great difference between peace and slavery. Peace is freedom in tranquility, slavery is the worst of all evils, to be resisted not only by war, but even by death (Cicero)||et nomen pacis dulce est et ipsa res salutaris, sed inter pacem et servitutem plurimum interest. Pax est tranquilla libertas, servitus postremum malorum omnium non modo bello, sed morte etiam repellendum|
|the one who does not despise Bavius, may love your songs, O Mævius (reputedly two of the worst poets of antiquity) (Virgil)||qui Bavium non odit, amet tua carmina, Mævi|
|the tongue is the worst part of a bad servant (Juvenal)||lingua mali pars pessima servi|
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