„Your minds that once did stand erect and strong,
What madness swerves them from their wonted course?“

—  Ennius, As quoted by Cicero in De Senectute, Chapter VI (Loeb translation)
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Quo vobis mentes, rectae quae stare solebant Antehac, dementis sese flexere viai?

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poète latin -239 - -169 avant J.-C.
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