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Results for: bona malis paria non sunt, etiam pari numero; nec lætitia ulla minimo mœrore pensanda Translations: 1 - 30 / 334 Latin English bona malis paria non sunt, etiam pari numero; nec lætitia ulla minimo mœrore pensanda the 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 facit Those 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 facit those gifts are always the most acceptable that owe their value to the giver (Ovid) Ad praesens ova cras pullis sunt meliora Eggs today are better than chickens tomorrow (A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush) ad præsens ova cras pullis sunt meliora eggs today are better than chickens tomorrow (i.e., a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush) agentes, et consentientes, pari pœna puniendi those acting and those consenting ought to bear equal punishment aliena vitia in oculis habemus, a tergo nostra sunt the vices of others we have before our eyes, our own are behind our backs (Seneca) Altissima quaeque flumina minimo sono labi The deepest rivers flow with the least sound. (still waters run deep) altissima quæque flumina minimo sono labuntur the deepest rivers flow with the least noise (i.e., still waters run deep) (Curtius) amantes sunt amentes lovers are lunatics (Terence) Amantes sunt amentes Lovers are lunatics. --- Terence [Publius Terentius Afer] amicitia, etiam post mortem durans friendship enduring even after death animus tamen omnia vincit; ille etiam vires corpus habere facit courage conquers all things; it even gives strength to the body (Ovid) aperte mala cum est mulier, tum demum est bona when 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 vacua the courts of kings are full of men, empty of friends (Seneca) Aurea nunc vere sunt saecula; plurimus auto Venit honos; auro concilatur amor Truly 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 amor the 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 malos I 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 redditur benefits 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 cogitat even the benevolent man reflects upon the cause of giving Bona fide In good faith, genuine, legitimate Bona fide In good faith. i. e. well-intentioned, fairly bona fide polliceor I promise in good faith Bona fides (noun) Honest intention Bona fortuna Good luck! bona nemini hora est, ut non alicui sit mala there is no hour good for one man that is not bad for another (Publilius Syrus) bonis nocet quisquis pepercerit malis he hurts the good who spares the bad (Publilius Syrus) bonis omnia bona all things are good to the good bonis vel malis avibus under good or evil auspices
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