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BETIA
Nimic nu seamana mai bine cu un nebun ca cel beat.
Nihil similius est insano quam ebrius.
(Plautus)
Betia nu e altceva decat o nebunie voluntara.
Nihil aliud esse ebrietatem quam voluntariam insaniam.
Dupa Cato; cf. Amm. Marc, 15,12.
(Seneca, Epist., 83, 18)
O, Dumnezeule! Sa puna oamenii un dusman in gura lor, ca sa le fure mintea! Sa ne transformam cu bucurie, chef, placere si aplauze in animale!
O, God! That men should put an enemy in their mouths, to steal away their brains! that we should with joy, revel, pleasure, and applause, transform ourselves itno beasts!
(Shakespeare, Oth, 2, 3)