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It is better to suffer an injustice than to do an injusticeAccipere quam facere praestat injuriam
(intrans.) to work, toil, suffer, be afflicted, be troubledlaboro
A person who consents does not suffer injusticeVolenti non fit iniuria
allow, suffer, permit, letsino
authority, founded on injustice, does not remain perpetual (Seneca)iniqua nunquam regna perpetua manent
care 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)cavendum est ne major pœna, quam culpa, sit; et ne iisdem de causis alii plectantur, alii ne appellentur quidem
every great example of punishment has in it some tincture of injustice, but the wrong to individuals is compensated by the promotion of the public good (Tacitus)habet aliquid ex iniquo omne magnum exemplum, quod contra singulos, utilitate publica rependitur
every man’s grant shall be taken most strongly against himself (i.e., the author of the document shall suffer the loss)quælibet concessio fortissime contra donatorem interpretanda est
he who would reach the desired goal must, while a boy, suffer and labor much and bear both heat and cold (Horace)qui studet optatam cursu contingere metam multa tulit fecitque puer, sudavit et alsit
I have loved justice and hated injustice, therefore I die an exile (Pope Gregory VII, on his deathbed)dilexi justiciam et odi iniquitatem, propterea morior in exilio
I suffer ruin worthy of mine own inventioningenio experior funera digna meo
if you examine the history of the world you will have to admit that fear of injustice brought justice into being (Horace)jura inventa metu injusti fateare necesse est, tempora si fastosque velis evolvere mundi
injury, damage, hurt, injustice, wronginiuria
it does not escape me that it is a cruel thing for the children to suffer for their parents’ misdeeds (Cicero)nec vero me fugit, quam sit acerbum, parentum scelera filiorum pœnis lui
it is better to be always on our guard than to suffer oncemelius est cavere semper quam pati semel
it is better to suffer once than always to be cautious (Julius Cæsar)melius est pati semel, quam cavere semper
It is glorious to forget the injusticeGloriosum est iniurias oblivisci
it is less to suffer punishment than to deserve it (Ovid)estque pati pœnas quam meruisse minus
now we suffer the evils of a long peace; luxury more cruel than war broods over us and avenges a conquered world (Juvenal)nunc patimur longæ pacis mala; sævior armis luxuria incubuit, victumque ulciscitur orbem
Patience is the cure for all sufferCuivis dolori remedium est patientia
poverty, that deep disgrace, bids us do or suffer anything (Horace)magnum pauperies opprobrium jubet quidvis aut facere aut pati
sometimes those who suffer injury find it beneficial (Ovid)utilis interdum est ipsis injuria passis
that bean will hit me (i.e., I shall have to suffer for this) (Terence)isthæc in me cudetur faba
that only brings disgrace on a man which he has deserved to suffer (Phædrus)id demum est homini turpe, quod meruit pati
The extreme law is the greatest injustice. (Cicero)Summum ius, summa iniuria
the good would rather suffer defeat than defeat injustice by evil means (Sallust)bono vinci satius est quam malo more injuriam vincere
the highest justice is often the greatest injustice (Cicero)summum jus sæpe summa injuria est
there are more things to alarm us than to harm us; and we suffer much more often in apprehension than in reality (Seneca)plura sunt quæ nos terrent, quam quæ premunt; et sæpius opinione quam re laboramus
to bear, suffer, endureperfero
to do brave deeds and to suffer is Romanfortia facere et pati Romanum est
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