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bona malis paria non sunt, etiam pari numero; nec lætitia ulla minimo mœrore pensandathe blessings of life do not equal its ills, even when of equal number; nor can any pleasure, however intense, compensate for even the slightest pain (Pliny the Elder)
Acceptissima semper munera sunt, auctor quae pretiosa facitThose gifts are always the most acceptable which our love for the donor makes precious. --- Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]
acceptissima semper munera sunt, auctor quæ pretiosa facitthose gifts are always the most acceptable that owe their value to the giver (Ovid)
Ad praesens ova cras pullis sunt melioraEggs today are better than chickens tomorrow (A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush)
ad præsens ova cras pullis sunt melioraeggs today are better than chickens tomorrow (i.e., a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush)
agentes, et consentientes, pari pœna puniendithose acting and those consenting ought to bear equal punishment
aliena vitia in oculis habemus, a tergo nostra suntthe vices of others we have before our eyes, our own are behind our backs (Seneca)
Altissima quaeque flumina minimo sono labiThe deepest rivers flow with the least sound. (still waters run deep)
altissima quæque flumina minimo sono labunturthe deepest rivers flow with the least noise (i.e., still waters run deep) (Curtius)
amantes sunt amenteslovers are lunatics (Terence)
Amantes sunt amentesLovers are lunatics. --- Terence [Publius Terentius Afer]
amicitia, etiam post mortem duransfriendship enduring even after death
animus tamen omnia vincit; ille etiam vires corpus habere facitcourage conquers all things; it even gives strength to the body (Ovid)
aperte mala cum est mulier, tum demum est bonawhen a woman is openly bad, she then is at the best (i.e., open dishonesty is preferable to concealed hypocrisy)
atria regum hominibus plena sunt, amicis vacuathe courts of kings are full of men, empty of friends (Seneca)
Aurea nunc vere sunt saecula; plurimus auto Venit honos; auro concilatur amorTruly now is the golden age; the highest honour comes by means of gold; by gold love is procured. --- Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]
aurea nunc vere sunt sæcula; plurimus auro venit honos; auro conciliatur amorthe age we live in is the true age of gold; by gold men attain to the highest honor and win even love (Ovid)
aut formosa fores minus, aut minus improba vellem. Non facit ad mores tam bona forma malosI would that you were either less beautiful, or less corrupt. Such perfect beauty does not suit such imperfect morals (Ovid)
Balaenae nobis conservandae sunt!Save the whales!
beneficia usque eo læta sunt dum videntur exsolvi posse; ubi multum antevenere, pro gratia odium redditurbenefits are acceptable, while the receiver thinks he may return them; but once exceeding that, hatred is given instead of thanks (i.e., no one wants to be indebted for a favor that is greater than can be repaid) (Tacitus)
benignus etiam dandi causam cogitateven the benevolent man reflects upon the cause of giving
Bona fideIn good faith, genuine, legitimate
Bona fideIn good faith. i. e. well-intentioned, fairly
bona fide polliceorI promise in good faith
Bona fides (noun)Honest intention
Bona fortunaGood luck!
bona nemini hora est, ut non alicui sit malathere is no hour good for one man that is not bad for another (Publilius Syrus)
bonis nocet quisquis pepercerit malishe hurts the good who spares the bad (Publilius Syrus)
bonis omnia bonaall things are good to the good
bonis vel malis avibusunder good or evil auspices
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