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

—  Quinto Cúrcio Rufo, Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, Book X, Res secundæ valent commutare naturam, et raro quisquam erga bona sua satis cautus est. X, 1, 40.
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Res secundæ valent commutare naturam, et raro quisquam erga bona sua satis cautus est.

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