Quote of the day 11th March 2022

"Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum."

From the  the book "Epitoma Rei Militaris," by the Roman general Vegetius (Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus), e.g.


Often quoted as the rather more memorable "Si vis pacem, para bellum" which translates as "If you want peace, prepare for war."


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