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Scribere est agereTo write is to act
agere considerate pluris est quam cogitare prudenterit is of more consequence to act considerately than to think sagely (Cicero)
agere pro aliisto act for others
animus hominis semper appetit agere aliquidthe mind of man is always longing to do something (Cicero)
Dicere quae puduit, scribere iussit amorWhat (modesty) forbade me to say, love has commanded me to write. --- Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]
dicere quæ puduit, scribere jussit amorwhat I was ashamed to say, love has commanded me to write (Ovid)
difficile est saturam (or satiram) non scribereit is difficult not to write satire (Juvenal)
Difficile est saturam non scribereIt is hard not to write satire. (Juvenalis)
gratia agere(+ dat.) to thank
gratia agereto thank
homines nihil agendo discunt male ageremen, by doing nothing, learn to do ill (Cato)
mulier cupido quod dicit amanti, in vento et rapida scribere oportet aquawhat a woman says to an ardent lover ought to be written on the winds and in the swiftly flowing water (Catullus)
Mulier cupido quod dicit amanti, In vento et rapida scribere oportet aquaWhat a woman says to her fond lover should be written on air or the swift water. --- Catullus [Gaius Valerius Catullus]
neminem id agere, ut ex alterius prædetur nescitiano one should so act as to take advantage of another’s folly (Cicero)
Nihil agere delectatIt is pleasant to do nothing. (Cicero)
nunquam se plus agere, quam nihil quum ageret; nunquam minus solum esse, quam quum solus essethe said he never had more to do than when he had nothing to do, and never was less alone than when alone (Cicero, quoting Scipio Africanus)
præbet mihi littera linguam; et, si non liceat scribere, mutus erothis letter gives me a tongue; and were I not allowed to write, I should be dumb (Ovid)
scribere jussit amorlove bade me write (Ovid)
sed mulier cupido quod dicit amanti in vento et rapida scribere oportet aquabut what a woman says to her lover it is best to write in the wind and in the swiftly flowing water (Catullus)
seria cum possim, quod delectantia malim scribere, tu causa es, lectorthat I dwell on lighter topics when I could handle those that are more serious, you, reader, are the cause (Martial)
turpe est aliud loqui, aliud sentire; quanto turpius aliud scribere, aliud sentire!it is base to say one thing and to think another; how much more base to write one thing and think another! (Seneca)
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