feci quod potui, faciant meliora potentes -> I have done what I could; those who can will do better.

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feci quod potui, faciant meliora potentes -> I have done what I could; those who can will do better.

from Henry Baerlein's introduction to his translation of The Diwan of Abu'l-Ala by Abu al-Ala al-Maarri (973–1057); also in Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters, act I.

Wikipedia—List of Latin phrases


 

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