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I have often heard it said, and with good reason, that a liar should have a good memory (Apuleius)sæpe audivi, non de nihilo, dici, mendacem memorem esse oportere
(fem. pl. dat.) the good fortune, TO WHICH he owed his crownquibus
(fig.) the one who uses perfume has good reasons for using it (Martial)non bene olet, qui bene semper olet
(with dat.) to be useful, do good, benefitprosum
a bad man, when he pretends to be a good man, is the worst man of all (Publilius Syrus)malus bonum ubi se simulat, tunc est pessimus
a beautiful girl, though she indeed be poor, is yet abundantly dowered (Apuleius)virgo formosa etsi sit oppido pauper, tamen abunde dotata est
a competent person in my opinion, as he was accustomed often to hear him, and published his sentiments after the subject of them ceased to exist; there is no reason therefore to suppose that his partiality has misled him from the truth (Cicero)idoneus quidem mea sententia, præsertim quum et ipse eum audiverit, et scribat de mortuo; ex quo nulla suspicio est amicitiæ causa eum esse mentitum
a drop of good fortune rather than a cask of wisdomgutta fortunæ præ dolio sapientiæ
a good administrator equally in peace as in war (Ovid)uterque bonus belli pacisque minister
a good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient (Horace)bonus atque fidus judex honestum prætulit utili
a good dealaliquantum
a good judge is one who prevents litigationboni judicis est lites dirimere
a good man is always a learner (Martial)semper bonus homo tiro
a good man is always learningbonus vir semper tiro
a good man, skilled in speaking (Cato the Elder)vir bonus, dicendi peritus
A good man, skilled in speaking. (definition of an orator) (Cato the Elder)Vir bonus, dicendi peritus
a good mind possesses a kingdom (Seneca)mens bona regnum possidet
a good opportunity is seldom presented, and is easily lost (Publilius Syrus)occasio ægre offertur, facile amittitur
a good orator is pointed and impassioned (Cicero)acer et vehemens bonus orator
a good seed, planted even in poor soil, will bear rich fruit by its own nature (Accius)probæ etsi in segetem sunt deteriorem datæ fruges, tamen ipsæ suaptæ natura enitent
A good seed, planted even in poor soil, will bear rich fruit by its own nature. (Accius)Probae esti in segetem sunt deteriorem datae fruges, tamen ipsae suaptae enitent
A grape changes color in seeing another grape. A bad/good friend makes you a bad/good personUva uvam videndo varia fit
A great goodMagnum bonum
a great step toward goodness is the desire to be good (Seneca)pars magna bonitatis est velle fieri bonum
a hungry populace listens not to reason, nor cares for justice, nor is bent by any prayers (Seneca)nec rationem patitur, nec æquitate mitigatur nec ulla prece flectitur, populus esuriens
a king is given for the sake of the kingdom, not the kingdom for the sake of the king. His power is only from the public goodrex datur propter regnum, non regnum propter regem. Potentia non est nisi ad bonum
a knight of no stigma (i.e., of good repute)nec male notus eques
A liar needs a good memory (Quintilian)Mendacem memorem esse oportet
a liar should have a good memory (Quintilian)mendacem memorem esse oportet (or oportere)
a man does not marvel at what he sees frequently, even though he be ignorant of the reason. If anything happens that he has not seen before, he calls it a prodigy (Cicero)quod crebo videt non miratur, etiamsi cur fiat nescit. Quod ante non vidit, id si evenerit, ostentum esse censet
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