(96-55 B. C), Roman poet
Fly no opinion because it is new, but strictly search, and after careful view, reject it if false, embrace it if 'tis true.
The falling drops at last will wear the stone.
O deaf to nature and to Heaven's command, against thyself to lift the murdering hand!—Oh, damned despair, to shun the living light, and plunge thy guilty soul in endless night!