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AULUS GELLIUS
Roman writer
(c. 117 - c. 180)

A man should be religious, not superstitious.
      - [Proverbs]

I do not buy repentance at so heavy a cost as a thousand drachmae.
      - bk. I, ch. VI, 6,
        quoting Demosthenes to Lais [Repentance]

There is another old poet whose name I do not now remember who said Truth is the daughter of Time.
  [Lat., Alius quidam veterum poetarum cuius nomen mihi nunc memoriae non est veritatem temporis filiam esse dixit.]
      - Noctes Atticoe (XII, 11, par. 2) [Truth]

Many things happen between the cup and the upper lip.
  [Lat., Multa intersunt calicem et labrum summum.]
      - Translation of Greek Proverb
         (bk. XIII, 17, 3) [Fortune]


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