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MARCUS TERENTIUS VARRO
Italian learned Latin author
(116 BC - 27 BC)

Nature made the fields and man the cities.
      - [Proverbs]

Now is it surprising, because it is Providence that has given us the country and the art of man that has built the cities.
      - [Providence]

What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.
  [Lat., Idem Accio quod Titio jus esto.]
      - III, XVI, 13, quoting Gellius
        [Geese : Proverbs]

For my eightieth year warns me to pack up my baggage before I leave life.
  [Lat., Annus enim octogesimus admonet me, ut sarcinas colligam, antequam proficisvare vita.]
      - De Re Rustica (I, 1) [Age]

He who overlooks a healthy spot for the site of his house is mad and ought to be handed over to the care of his relations and friends.
  [Lat., Qui salubrem locum negligit, mente est captus atque ad agnatos et gentiles deducendus.]
      - De Re Rustica (I, 2) [Health]

Divine Nature gave the fields, human art built the cities.
  [Lat., Divina natura dedit agros, ars humana aedificavit urbes.]
      - De Re Rustica (III, 1) [Cities]

What, if as said, man is a bubble.
  [Lat., Quod, ut dictur, si est homo bulla, eo magis senex.]
      - Preface to De Re Rustica [Man]


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