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Results for: non opus est magnis placido lectore po�0Š5tis; quamlibet invitum difficilemque tenent Translations: 1 – 30 / 69 Latin English ad nullum consurgit opus, cum corpore languet when the body is indisposed, it is in vain that we call on the mind for any strenuous application (Gallus) antequam incipias, consulto; et ubi consulueris, facto opus est before you begin, consider well; and when you have considered, act (Sallust) apio opus est there is need of parsley (i.e., someone is dying, parsley being strewn over a person’s grave) artificis Naturæ ingens opus aspice look upon the immense work of the artist Nature bis est gratum quod opus est, si ultro offeras the kindness is doubled if what must be given is given willingly commune vitium in magnis liberisque civitatibus, ut invidia gloriæ comes sit it is a usual fault in great and free states that envy should be the companion of glory (Cornelius Nepos) debile fundamentum fallit opus a weak foundation destroys the work upon which it is built det ille veniam facile, cui venia est opus the one who needs pardon should readily grant it (Seneca) emas non quod opus est, sed quod necesse est; quod non opus est, asse carum est buy not what you want, but what you need; what you do not want is costly at a penny (Cato the Elder) est brevitate opus, ut currat sententia there is need of conciseness, as the thought may run on (Horace) Est vere amor quod tibi opus est All you need is love. --- John Lennon facilis descensus Averno (est), noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis; sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hic labor est the descent to Avernus (hell) is easy; night and day the gate of gloomy Dis (Hades) stands open; but to retrace your steps and escape to the upper air, this is work, this is toil (Virgil) fervet opus the work boils (Virgil) finis coronat opus the end crowns the work Finis coronat opus The ending crowns the work. (Ovid) hic situs est Phaëthon currus auriga paterni; quem si non tenuit, magnis tamen excidit ausis here lies buried Phaëthon, the driver of his father’s carriage, which he did not manage, still he perished in a great attempt (Ovid) hoc maxime officii est, ut quisquis maxime opus indigeat, ita ei potissimum opitulari it is our prime duty to aid him first who most stands in need of our assistance (Cicero) hoc opus this is (my) work hoc opus, hic labor est this is the task, this is the toil (i.e., there’s the rub) (Virgil) hoc opus, hoc studium this work, this pursuit (Horace) hoc virtutis opus this is virtue’s work iamque opus exegi and now I have finished the work (Ovid) in magnis et voluisse sat est in great things, it is enough even to have willed (Propertius) In magnis et voluisse sat est To once have wanted is enough in great deeds. (Propertius) invitum fortuna fovet fortune helps a man even against his will invitum qui servat idem facit occidenti the one who saves a man against his will does the same as if he killed him (Horace) invitum sequitur honos (or honor) honors follow him unsolicited istuc est sapere, qui, ubicunque opus sit, animum possis flectere you are a wise man if you can easily direct your attention to whatever may require it (Terence) jamque opus exegi quod nec Jovis ira, nec ignis, nec poterit ferrum, nec edax abolere vetustas I have now completed a work that neither the wrath of Jove, nor fire, nor sword, nor the consuming tooth of time, shall be able to destroy (Ovid, meant as irony) leges arma tenent sanctas arms cause laws to be respected
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