An quicquam melius amicas divinitas mortalibus concesserit nescio. I do not know if the divinity has provided mortals with anything better than friends.
0985 Letter to Abbot Gerald of Aurillac.
Delegimus certum otium studiorum, quam incertum negotium bellorum. We have opted for the certain leisure of study, rather than the uncertain business of war.Pope Sylvester II