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Amat victoria curam: Victory likes careful preparation

This quote about victory is fitting before an image of Rome's Colosseum.


Ars longa, vita brevis: Art is long, life is short

Raphael's fresco, "The School of Athens," from the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican, helps reiterate this Hippocratic translation.


Citius Altius Fortius: Faster, Higher, Stronger

The motto of the Olympics fittingly placed before a laurel.


Cogito, ergo sum: I think, therefore I am

Rodin's sculpture, "The Thinker," sitting in the garden of the Rodin museum, seems to ponder Descartes here.


Da mihi castitatem et continentiam, sed noli modo: Grant me chastity and self-control but not yet

Bottivelli's painting, St. Augustine in His Study, located in Uffizi, Florence, is paired with this quote from Augustine.


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