Nullus

Omnia si perdas, famam servare memento,
qua semel amissa, postea nullus eris.
(Johann Flitner, Nebulo Nebulonum, Oda 14.1-2 = Walther 13278)

If you lose everything, remember to keep your good name; once you have lost that, you will after that be no one.

(tr. Katelijne Schiltz)

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