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Necessity is the mother of inventionMater artium necessitas
a daughter more beautiful than her beautiful mother (Horace)matre pulchra filia pulchrior
a dear mother (applied to one’s school; also applied to Mother Earth)alma mater
a friend is proven in time of necessity (or, a friend in need is a friend indeed)amicus in necessitate probatur
begin, little boy, to recognize your mother with a smile (Virgil)incipe, parve puer, risu cognoscere matrem
bound by necessity (Cicero)adstrictus necessitate
can you expect that the mother will teach good morals or ones other than her own? (Juvenal)scilicet expectes, ut tradet mater honestos atque alios mores, quam quos habet?
college (nourishing mother)alma mater
cruel necessity (Horace)dira necessitas
Eos saw you weeping at dawn, and at sunset Hesperus found you weeping still (Cinna, referring to Zmyrna, mother of Adonis)te matutinus flentem conspexit Eous et flentem paulo vidit post Hesperus idem
expel avarice, the mother of all wickedness, who, always thirsty for more, opens wide her jaws for gold (Claudian)ac primam scelerum matrem, quæ semper habendo plus sitiens patulis rimatur faucibus aurum, trudis avaritiam
from the necessity of the thingex necessitate rei
hail, Queen, mother of mercy, hail our life, our sweetness, and our hope! (an 11th-century hymn to the Virgin Mary)salve, Regina, mater misericordiæ, vita, dulcedo et spes nostra, salve!
honor physicians for the sake of necessityhonora medicum propter necessitatem
I bear no particular hatred beyond the necessity of warneque extra necessitates belli præcipuum odium gero
I suffer ruin worthy of mine own inventioningenio experior funera digna meo
I suspect that hunger was my mother (Plautus)famem fuisse suspicor matrem mihi
justice knows neither father nor mother, it regards the truth alonejustitia non novit patrem nec matrem, solum veritatem spectat
leisure is the mother of all evilotium omnia vitia parit
mothermater matris
mother of Aeneas, pleasure of men and gods (Lucretius)Æneadum genetrix, hominum divomque voluptas
Mother of familyMaterfamilias
My mother and my father are the expression of honesty, integrity, eternal love.Mater mea ac pater probitatis, intergritatis, aeterni sunt amoris effigies atque imago
necessity and liberty require the greatest considerationnecessitudinis et libertatis infinita est æstimatio
necessity apportions impartiality to the high and the low (Horace)æqua lege necessitas, sortitur insignes et imos
necessity gives law without itself accepting one (Publilius Syrus)necessitas dat legem non ipsa accipit
necessity has no law; necessity knows no law (Publilius Syrus)necessitas non habet legem
necessity is a hard weapondurum telum necessitas
necessity is a powerful weapon (Seneca)ingens telum necessitas
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