Illustration of a lovely encounter between a crab and butterfly, by Paolo Giovo, the 15th century historian from Como. (Festina lente: Make haste slowly.)
This was brought to my attention by Italo Calvino in Six Memos for the New Millennium. It officially makes two lists at once.
1. The Tragos List of Emblems He Would Adopt If He Adopted Emblems
2. The Tragos List of Mottos He Would Adopt If He Adopted Mottos.