Terms in this set (25)
Fortes fortuna iuvat. (Pliny the Younger)
Fortune favors the brave.
Festina lente. (Augustus)
Aut inveniam viam aut faciam.
I'll find a way or I'll make a way.
Leve fit quod bene fertur onus. (Ovid)
A burden which is born well is made light.
Perfer et obdura; dolor hic tibi proderit olim. (Vergil)
Be patient and endure; this pain will benefit you one day.
Ars est celare artem. (Ovid)
It's art to conceal art.
Humanius est deridere vitam quam deplorare. (Seneca)
It's more human to laugh at life than to cry about it.
Rident stolidi verba Latina. (Ovid)
Fools mock the Latin language.
Sola lingua bona est lingua mortua.
The only good language is a dead language.
Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero. (Horace)
Seize the day, trust as little as possible in tomorrow.
Possunt quia posse videntur. (Vergil)
They are able because they seem to be able.
Nam concordia parvae res crescunt, discordia maximae dilabuntur. (Sallust)
For in harmony, small things grow, but in discord, great things will fall apart.
De gustibus non est disputandum. (Horace)
One should not argue about matters of taste.
Nihil novi sub sole. (Ecclesiastes)
There's nothing new under the sun.
Dimidium facti qui bene coepit habet. (Horace)
He who has begun well has half the job done.
Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori. (Horace)
It is sweet and fitting to die for your country.
Nihil est ab omni parte beatum. (Horace)
Nothing is blessed in every way.
Nil sine magno vita labore dedit mortalibus. (Horace)
Life has given nothing to mortals without hard work.
Non omnia possumus omnes. (Vergil)
We can't all do everything.
Qui nihil discere vult, nihil discere potest. (Diodorus)
The one who wants to learn nothing, is able to learn nothing.
Illegitimi non carborundum.
Don't let the bastards grind you down.
Est autem fides credere quod nondum vides; cuius fidei merces est videre quod credit. (St. Augustine)
It's faith to believe what you don't yet see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
Homo divinum animal.
Man is a divine animal.
Antiqua sunt optima.
Ancient things are best.
Docti domi discunt. (Diodorus)
The learned learn at home.
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Chapter 32: Lesson 3
Chapter 32: Lesson 1
Chapter 31: Review
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