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Results for: credula vitam spes fovet, et fore cras semper ait melius Translations: 1 – 30 / 290 Latin English credula vitam spes fovet, et fore cras semper ait melius credulous hope cherishes life, and ever whispers to us that tomorrow will be better (Tibullus) ac primam scelerum matrem, quæ semper habendo plus sitiens patulis rimatur faucibus aurum, trudis avaritiam expel avarice, the mother of all wickedness, who, always thirsty for more, opens wide her jaws for gold (Claudian) 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) Ad vitam For life Ad vitam aeternam For all time ad vitam aut culpam for life or fault (i.e., till some misconduct be proved) Ad vitam paramus We are preparing for life Aegroto, dum anima est, spes esse dicitur It is said that for a sick man, there is hope as long as there is life ah!, vitam perdidi operose nihil agendo alas!, I have lost my life in laboring over nothing (Grotius) alnus semper floreat may the Alder always flourish (motto of the Alder family) Amans semper, quod timet, esse putat A lover always believes it to be as he fears. --- Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso] amicis semper fidelis always faithful to friends amicitia semper prodest, amor et nocet friendship always benefits, love sometimes injures (Seneca and Publilius Syrus) Amicitiae nostrae memoriam spero sempiternam fore I hope that the memory of our friendship will be everlasting. (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) animus hominis semper appetit agere aliquid the mind of man is always longing to do something (Cicero) at cum longa dies sedavit vulnera mentis, intempestive qui fovet illa novat when time has assuaged the wounds of the mind, he who unseasonably reminds us of them opens them afresh (Ovid) at spes infracta (or, at spes non fracta) but hope is not broken audacter calumniare, semper aliquid hæret hurl calumny boldly, some of it always sticks (Francis Bacon) aurum irrepertum et sic melius situm gold discovered and all the better for being so (Horace) bonus vir semper tiro a good man is always learning carpe diem, quam minimum (or minime) credula postero seize the day, trusting little in tomorrow (Horace) Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero Seize the day, trust as little as possible in tomorrow. (Horace) casus ubique valet; semper tibi pendeat hamus. Quo minime credas gurgite, piscis erit there is scope for chance everywhere; let your hook be always ready. In the eddies where you least expect it, there will be a fish (Ovid) cautus semper viret the cautious man always flourishes citharœdus ridetur chorda qui semper obberrat eadem the harpist who is always at fault on the same string is derided (Horace)
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