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Accipere quam facere praestat injuriamIt is better to suffer an injustice than to do an injustice
accipere quam facere præstat injuriamit is better to receive than to do an injury (Cicero)
ad vivendum velut ad natandum is melior qui onere liberiorhe is better equipped for life, as for swimming, who has the lesser to carry (Apuleius)
adeo facilius est multa facere quam diuit is much easier to try one’s hand at many things than to concentrate one’s powers on one thing (Quintilian)
agere considerate pluris est quam cogitare prudenterit is of more consequence to act considerately than to think sagely (Cicero)
ah!, quam dulce est meminisseah!, how sweet it is to remember
Amor meus amplior quam verba est.My love is more than words.
an quidquid stultius, quam quos singulos contemnas, eos aliquid putare esse universos?can there be any greater folly than the respect you pay to men collectively when you despise them individually? (Cicero)
Anima magis est ubi amat, quam ubi animatThe soul is more where it loves, than where it lives.
ante ferit, quam flamma micetit strikes before the flame flickers
ante, inquit, cicumspiciendum est, cum quibos edas et bibas, quam quid edas et bibashe (Epicurus) says that you should rather have regard to the company with whom you eat and drink, than to what you eat and drink (Seneca)
Augusto felicior, Trajano meliora more fortunate man than Augustus, a more excellent man than Trajan (Eutropius)
bellum magis desierat, quam pax cœperatit was rather a cessation of war than a beginning of peace (Tacitus)
benevolentiabenevolence, kindness, good will
bono vinci satius est quam malo more injuriam vincerethe good would rather suffer defeat than defeat injustice by evil means (Sallust)
bonum ego quam beatum me esse nimio dici mavoloI would rather be called good than well off (Plautus)
bonum magis carendo quam fruendo cerniturthat which is good is perceived more strongly in its absence than in its enjoyment
bonus melior optimusgood, better, best
Braccae illae virides cum subucula rosea et tunica Caledonia-quam elenganter concinnatur!Those green pants go so well with that pink shirt and the plaid jacket!
canis timidus vehementius latrat quam mordet (pl. canes timidi vehementius latrant quam mordent)a timid dog barks more violently than it bites (Curtius)
Canis timidus vehementius latrat quam mordet.A timid dog barks more violently than it bites. (Curtius Rufus)
carior est illis homo quam sibiman is dearer to them (the gods) than to himself (Juvenal)
carpe diem, quam minimum (or minime) credula posteroseize the day, trusting little in tomorrow (Horace)
Carpe diem, quam minimum credula posteroSeize the day, trust as little as possible in tomorrow. (Horace)
Cato esse, quam videri, bonus malebatCato would rather be good, than seem good (Sallust)
cautionis is in re plus quam in personagoods are better sureties than the debtor’s person
cavendum est ne major pœna, quam culpa, sit; et ne iisdem de causis alii plectantur, alii ne appellentur quidemcare should be taken in all cases, that the punishment not exceed the guilt; and also that some men may not suffer for offenses which, when committed by others, are allowed to pass with impunity (Cicero)
certe ignoratio futurorum malorum utilius est quam scientiait is more advantageous not to know than to know the evils that are coming upon us (Cicero)
componitur orbis regis ad exemplum; nec sic inflectere sensus humanos edicta valent, quam vita regentisthe world is fashioned according to the example of kings, and edicts have less effect on the people than the life of the ruler (Claudian)
consilia res magis dant hominibus quam homines rebusmen’s plans should be regulated by the circumstances, not circumstances by the plans (Livy)
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