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Quinto Cúrcio Rufo

Data de falecimento: 53 d.C.
Outros nomes: Curtius Rufus Quintus

Quinto Cúrcio Rufo foi um senador e historiador romano, que viveu, segundo alguns estudiosos, na época do imperador Cláudio, na primeira metade do século I, ou entre os reinados de Nero e Vespasiano. É possível que ele seja o mesmo Quinto Cúrcio Rufo que foi cônsul sufecto em 43 e procônsul da África.

Citações Quinto Cúrcio Rufo

„As for myself, I report more things than I believe; for I cannot bring myself to vouch for that which I am in doubt, nor to suppress what I have heard.“

—  Quintus Curtius Rufus

IX, 1, 34; translation by John Carew Rolfe
Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book IX
Original: (la) Equidem plura transcribo quam credo; nam nec affirmare sustineo de quibus dubito, nec subducere quae accepi.

„Habit is stronger than nature.“

—  Quintus Curtius Rufus

V, 5, 21.
Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book V
Original: (la) Consuetudo natura potentior est.

„The deepest rivers flow with the least sound.“

—  Quintus Curtius Rufus

VII, 4, 13.
Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book VII
Original: (la) Altissima quæque flumina minimo sono labuntur.

„When the truth cannot be clearly made out, what is false is increased through fear.“

—  Quintus Curtius Rufus

IV, 10, 10.
Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book IV
Original: (la) Ubi explorari vera non possunt, falsa per metum augentur.

„It is often a comfort in misfortune to know our own fate.“

—  Quintus Curtius Rufus

IV, 10, 27.
Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book IV
Original: (la) Sæpe calamitas solatium est nosse sortem suam.

„Repute is never transmitted with certainty; all things that she reports are exaggerated. Even our glory, although it rests on a solid foundation, is greater in name than in fact.“

—  Quintus Curtius Rufus

IX, 2, 14; translation by John Carew Rolfe
Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book IX
Original: (la) Numquam ad liquidum fama perducitur; omnia illa tradente maiora sunt vero. Nostra quoque gloria, cum sit ex solido, plus tamen habet nominis quam operis.

„Prosperity can change man's nature; and seldom is any one cautious enough to resist the effects of good fortune.“

—  Quintus Curtius Rufus

X, 1, 40.
Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book X
Original: (la) Res secundæ valent commutare naturam, et raro quisquam erga bona sua satis cautus est.

„Just as in ailing bodies, my soldiers, physicians leave nothing which will do harm, so let us cut away whatever stands in the way of our rule. Often to have ignored a tiny spark has roused a great conflagration. Nothing is safely despised in an enemy; one whom you have scorned you make stronger by neglect.“

—  Quintus Curtius Rufus

VI, 3, 11; translation by John Carew Rolfe
Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book VI
Original: (la) Sicut in corporibus aegris, milites, nihil quod nociturum est medici relinquunt, sic nos quidquid obstat imperio recidamus. Parva sæpe scintilla contempta magnum excitavit incendium. Nil tuto in hoste despicitur; quem spreveris, valentiorem neglentia facias.

„A cowardly cur barks more fiercely than it bites.“

—  Quintus Curtius Rufus

VII, 4, 13.
Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book VII
Original: (la) Canis timidus vehementius latrat quam mordet.

„Despair is a great incentive to honorable death.“

—  Quintus Curtius Rufus

IX, 5, 6.
Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book IX
Original: (la) Desperatio magnum ad honeste moriendum incitamentum.

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„He is a fool who looks at the fruit of lofty trees, but does not measure their height.“

—  Quintus Curtius Rufus

VII, 8.
Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book VII
Original: (la) Stultus est qui fructus magnarum arborum spectat, altitudinem non metitur.

„A brave man's country is wherever he chooses his abode.“

—  Quintus Curtius Rufus

VI, 4, 13.
Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book VI
Original: (la) Patria est ubicumque vir fortis sedem elegerit.

„That possession which we gain by the sword is not lasting; gratitude for benefits is eternal.“

—  Quintus Curtius Rufus

VIII, 8, 11.
Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book VIII
Original: (la) Non est diuturna possessio in quam gladio ducimus; beneficiorum gratia sempiterna est.

„When fear has seized upon the mind, man fears that only which he first began to fear.“

—  Quintus Curtius Rufus

IV, 16, 17.
Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book IV
Original: (la) Ubi intravit animos pavor, id solum metuunt, quod primum formidare cœperunt.

„Fear makes men believe the worst.“

—  Quintus Curtius Rufus

IV, 3, 22.
Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book IV
Original: (la) Ad deteriora credenda proni metu.

„Necessity when threatening is more powerful than device of man.“

—  Quintus Curtius Rufus

IV, 3, 23.
Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book IV
Original: (la) Efficacior omni arte imminens necessitas.

„The fashions of human affairs are brief and changeable, and fortune never remains long indulgent.“

—  Quintus Curtius Rufus

IV, 14, 20.
Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book IV
Original: (la) Breves et mutabiles vices rerum sunt, et fortuna nunquam simpliciter indulget.

„Nothing can be lasting when reason does not rule.“

—  Quintus Curtius Rufus

IV, 14, 19.
Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book IV
Original: (la) Nihil potest esse diuturnum cui non subest ratio.

„But physicians also cure more desperate maladies by harsh remedies, and a pilot, when he fears shipwreck, rescues by jettison whatever can be saved.“

—  Quintus Curtius Rufus

V, 9, 3; translation by John Carew Rolfe
Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book V
Original: (la) Sed medici quoque graviores morbos asperis remediis curant, et gubernator, ubi nafraugium timet, iactura quidquid servari potest redimit.

„For my own part I am persuaded that everything advances by an unchangeable law through the eternal constitution and association of latent causes, which have been long before predestinated.“

—  Quintus Curtius Rufus

V, 11, 10.
Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book V
Original: (la) Equidem æterna constitutione crediderim nexuque causarum latentium et multo ante destinatarum suum quemque ordinem immutabili lege percurrere.

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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