He is wise who tries everything before arms.

Terence (186?-159 BC) African-Roman dramatist [Publius Terentius Afer]
Eunuchus, Act 4, sc. 7, l. 19 (l. 789)

Alt. trans.: "It behooves a prudent person to make trial of everything before arms."

Added on 22-Sep-10 | Last updated 22-Sep-10
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