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Latin Proverbs

Latin Proverbs

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Vincit omnia veritas. Truth conquers all. Non teneas aurum totum quod splendet ut aurum. Do not take as gold everything that shines like gold. "Acta Non Verba." Translation: "Works-Acts, not words." Faith without works is dead, states James chapter two.
Vincit omnia veritas. Truth conquers all. Non teneas aurum totum quod splendet ut aurum. Do not take as gold everything that shines like gold. "Acta Non Verba." Translation: "Works-Acts, not words." Faith without works is dead, states James chapter two.

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Latin ProverbsThe Latin Proverbs are of a great interest to me and hopefully to you as well. Relax, readand enjoy the sayings of the ancients now.In regione caecorum rex est luscus.In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king. (Erasmus)~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Adde parvum parvo magnus acervus erit.Add a little to a little and there will be a great heap. (Ovid)~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Beneficium accipere libertatem est vendere.To accept a favour is to sell one's freedom.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------De gustibus non est disputandum.In matters of taste, there is no argument.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Dulce bellum inexpertis.War is sweet to those who have never fought.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Damnant quod non intelligunt.They condemn what they do not understand.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Cicatrix manet.The scar remains.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Absentem laedit cum ebrio qui litigat.To quarrel with a drunk is to wrong a man who is not even there.~ Latin Proverbs
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Castigat ridendo mores.One corrects customs by laughing at them.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Vulpes pilum mutat, non mores!A fox may change its skin but never its character.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Aut viam inveniam aut faciam.I'll either find a way or make one.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Timeo Danaos et dona ferentes.I fear the Danaens [the Ancient Greeks] even if they bring presents.(Virgil, Aeneid, 2, 49) Uttered by Laocoön as he warns his fellow Trojans againstaccepting the Trojan Horse.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Deos enim religuos accepimus, Caesares dedimus.The gods were handed down to us, but we created the Caesars (i.e., the rulers) ourselves.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Ubi fumus, ibi ignis.Where there's smoke, there's fire.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Tempus rerum imperator.Time is sovereign over all things.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Tempus anima rei.Time is the soul of things.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Crede quod habes, et habes.Believe that you have it, and you do.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Cucullus non facit monachum.The cowl does not make the monk.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Cineri gloria sera venit.Fame to the dead comes too late.~ Latin Proverbs
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Vasa vana plurimum sonant.Empty pots make the most noise.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Flectere si nequeo superos, Acheronta movebo.If I can not bend Heaven, I shall move Hell.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Ab ove maiori discit arare minor.From the older ox the younger learns to plow.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Corruptisima re publica plurimae leges.In the most corrupt state are the most laws. (Terence)~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Sum quod eris; fui quod es.As you are, I was. As I am, you will be. (used on Roman tombstones).~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Cineri gloria sera est.Glory paid to ashes comes too late.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Legum servi sumus ut liberi esse possimus.We are slaves of the law in order that we may be able to be free.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Sol lucet omnibus.The sun shines for everyone.~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Vincit omnia veritas.Truth conquers all.~ Latin ProverbsTemporis ars medicina fere est.Time is the best means of healing. (Ovid)~ Latin Proverbs--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Silent enim leges inter arma.Laws are silent in times of war.

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