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Results for: nisi Dominus, frustra Translations: 1 – 30 / 138 Latin English nisi Dominus, frustra unless the Lord, it is in vain (after Psalm 127:1; motto of the city of Edinburgh, whimsically translated “you can do nothing here unless you are a lord”) accusare nemo se debet nisi coram Deo no one is bound to accuse himself unless it be before God actus non facit reum, nisi mens sit rea the act does not make the person guilty, unless the mind be guilty Amare autem nihil aliud est, nisi eum ipsum diligei-e, quern ames, nulla indigentia, nulla utilitate qusesita To love is nothing else than to hold in high esteem the object of your affection, apart from all compulsion and all question of advantage. --- Cicero [Marcus Tullius Cicero] an quisquam est alius liber, nisi ducere vitam cui licet, ut voluit? is any man free except the one who can pass his life as he pleases? (Persius) an quisquam est alius liber, nisi ducere vitam cui licet, ut voluit? is there a man free, other than he, who has the power of passing life in what manner he pleases? (i.e., the essence of freedom is to do as one pleases without injury to another) (Persius) animum rege, qui nisi paret imperat rule your spirit well, for if it is not subject to you, it will rule over you (Horace) ardua molimur; sed nulla nisi ardua virtus I attempt an arduous task; but there is no virtue that is not of difficult achievement (Ovid) avarus, nisi cum moritur, nil recte facit a miser does nothing right except when he dies ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum; benedicta tu in mulieribus, et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Jesus hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with you; blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb, Jesus (11th Century salutation to the Virgin Mary) bellum autem ita suscipiatur, ut nihil aliud, nisi pax, quæsita videatur let war be carried out in such a way that nothing but peace may seem to be its aim (Cicero) Catapultam habeo. Nisi pecuniam omnem mihi dabis, ad caput tuum saxum immane mittam I have a catapult. Give me all your money, or I will fling an enormous rock at your head cuisvis (or cujusvis) hominis est errare, nullius nisi insipientis in errore perseverare any man is liable to err, [but] no one except a fool will persevere in error (Cicero) Cuiusvis hominis est errare; nullius nisi insipientis in errore perseverare Any man can make a mistake; only a fool keeps making the same one Cura nihil aliud nisi ut valeas Pay attention to nothing except that you do well. (Cicero) damnum sentit dominus the master suffers the loss dantur opes nulli nunc nisi divitibus wealth nowadays goes all to the rich (Martial) de mortuis nihil nisi bonum of the dead say nothing but good (Chilon, one of the Seven Sages of Greece) de mortuis nil nisi bene of the dead say nothing but what is favorable De mortuis nil nisi bonum Say nothing but good about the dead. (Chilon) De mortuis nil nisi bonum. About the dead say nothing but good. de mortuis nil nisi verum of the dead say nothing but what is true dicere enim bene nemo potest, nisi qui prudenter intelligit no one can speak well, unless he thoroughly understands his subject (Cicero) Difficile est tenere quae acceperis nisi exerceas. It is difficult to retain what you may have learned unless you should practice it. (Pliny the Younger) diligitur nemo, nisi cui fortuna secunda est only he who is the favorite of fortune is loved (Ovid) dixit Dominus the Lord has spoken it doli non doli sunt, nisi astu colas fraud is not fraud, unless craftily planned (Plautus) Dominus a dextris the Lord is on my right hand dominus domino master, lord dominus domno master, lord
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