Homo sum: nihil humani a me alienum puto. I am a man, I regard nothing that is human alien to me.
Homo sum: humani nihil a me alienum puto. Variant:Act I, scene 1, line 25 (77).
alienum aes homini ingenuo acerba est servitus.Translation: Bitter for a free man is the bondage of debt.
Yet, if such a being, who reversed the maxim nihil humani me alienum puto [nothing human is foreign to me], cannot be loved, as little can he be abhorred or despised. He was, in spite of the atrophy or non development of many of the faculties which are found in those in whom the "elements are kindly mixed," as truly a genius as the mere poets, painters, and musicians, with small intellects and hearts and large imaginations, to whom the world is so willing to bend the knee. He is more to be wondered at than blamed.henry cavendish
Leve aes alienum debitorem facit, grave inimicum.Letter XIX: On worldliness and retirement, line 11.
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