|ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem||by the sword she seeks peaceful quiet under liberty (motto of Massachusetts)|
|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|
|civitas ea autem in libertate est posita, quæ suis stat viribus, non ex alieno arbitrio pendet||the state alone is free that rests upon its own strength, and depends not on the arbitrary will of another (Livy)|
|consequitur quodcunque petit||he attains whatever he attempts|
|Dente lupus, cornu taurus petit.||The wolf attacks with his fang, the bull with his horn. (Horace)|
|ense et aratro||with sword and plow|
|Ense et aratro||With sword and plow. (citizen-soldier, one who serves in war and peace)|
|hinc venti dociles resono se carcere solvunt, et cantum accepta pro libertate rependunt||hence the obedient winds are loosed from their sounding prison, and repay the liberty they have received with a tune (said of an organ)|
|idque petit corpus, mens unde est saucia amore||the body seeks that which has wounded the mind with love (Lucretius)|
|in ferrum pro libertate ruebant||for freedom they rushed upon the sword|
|omnes autem et habentur et dicuntur tyranni, qui potestate sunt perpetua, in ea civitate quæ libertate usa est||all men are considered as tyrants who possess themselves of perpetual power in a state that once enjoyed the blessings of liberty (Cornelius Nepos)|
|petit alta||he seeks high things|
|pro libertate patriæ||for the liberty of my country|
|prosequitor quodcunque petit||he pursues whatever he seeks|
|quietem nemo impune lacesset||though I am peaceful, no one will attack me with impunity|
|sapiens virtuti honorem præmium, haud prædam petit||the wise man seeks honor, not profit, as the reward of virtue (Cicero)|
|sub libertate quietem||rest under liberty|
|summa petit livor||envy aims very high (i.e., it attacks the highest things) (Ovid)|
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