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Results for: necessitas dat legem non ipsa accipit Translations: 1 - 30 / 69 Latin English necessitas dat legem non ipsa accipit necessity gives law without itself accepting one (Publilius Syrus) ardeat ipsa licet, tormentis gaudet amantis though she is aflame herself, she takes joy in the torments of her lover (Juvenal) at vindicta bonum vita jucundius ipsa; nempe hoc indocti but revenge is a blessing sweeter than life itself; or so rude men feel (Juvenal) aut nihil est sensus animis a morte relictum aut mors ipsa nihil either the soul feels nothing after death, or death itself is nothing (Lucan) Brevis ipsa vita est sed malis fit longior Our life is short but is made longer by misfortunes. (Publilius Syrus) brevis ipsa vita est sed malis fit longior (also, brevis ipsa vita est sed longior malis) life itself is short but evils make it longer (Publilius Syrus) consensus facit legem consent makes law Crecitur amor nummi quantum ipsa pecunia crevit The richer you become the more you love money. --- Juvenal [Decimus Junius Juvinalis] crescit amor nummi quantum ipsa pecunia crescit the love of money increases as wealth itself increases (Juvenal) Crescit amor nummi, quantum ipsa pecunia crescit Et minus hanc optat, qui non habet The love of money is with wealth increased, And he that has it not, desires it least. --- Juvenal [Decimus Junius Juvinalis] Crescit amor nummi, quantum ipsa pecunia crevit The love of wealth grows as the wealth itself grew. (Juvenalis) cui peccare licet peccat minus. Ipsa potestas semina nequitiæ languidiora facit he who has it in his power to commit sin is less inclined to do so. The very idea of being able weakens the desire (Ovid) cuicunque aliquis quid concedit, concedere videtur et id, sine quo res ipsa esse non potest to whomsoever someone grants a thing, the same one grants that without which the thing cannot be enjoyed (i.e., the use of something is implied in the giving of it) de vitiis nostris scalam nobis facimus, si vitia ipsa calcamus we make a ladder for ourselves of our vices, if we trample those same vices underfoot (St. Augustine) dira necessitas cruel necessity (Horace) Dira necessitas The dire necessity. (Horace) durum telum necessitas necessity is a hard weapon est ipsa cupiditati tarda celeritas to passion, even haste is slow (Publilius Syrus) et nomen pacis dulce est et ipsa res salutaris, sed inter pacem et servitutem plurimum interest. Pax est tranquilla libertas, servitus postremum malorum omnium non modo bello, sed morte etiam repellendum the name of peace is sweet and the thing itself is salutary, but there is a great difference between peace and slavery. Peace is freedom in tranquility, slavery is the worst of all evils, to be resisted not only by war, but even by death (Cicero) exiguum est ad legem bonum esse it is but a small matter to be good in the eye of the law (Seneca) feriis caret necessitas necessity knows no holiday grave nihil est homini quod fert necessitas no burden is really heavy to a man that necessity lays on him horror ubique animos, simul ipsa silentia terrent everywhere horror seizes the soul, and the very silence is dreadful (Virgil) ignorantia non excusat legem ignorance does not excuse the law impotentia excusat legem impotency excuses law (i.e., laws that do not apply to the disabled or infirm) ingens telum necessitas necessity is a powerful weapon (Seneca) ipsa quidem virtus pretium sibi virtue is indeed its own reward (Claudian) Ipsa qvidem pretivm virtvs sibi Virtue is its own reward ipsa scientia potestas est knowledge itself is power (Francis Bacon) ipsa se fraus, etiamsi initio cautior fuerit, detegit treachery, though at first very cautious, betrays itself in the end (Livy)
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