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Plato is my friend, but truth is more my friendamicus Plato, sed magis amica veritas
a bitter jest, when it comes too near the truth, leaves a sharp sting behind it (Tacitus)asperæ facetiæ, ubi nimis ex vero traxere, acrem sui memoriam relinquunt
a competent person in my opinion, as he was accustomed often to hear him, and published his sentiments after the subject of them ceased to exist; there is no reason therefore to suppose that his partiality has misled him from the truth (Cicero)idoneus quidem mea sententia, præsertim quum et ipse eum audiverit, et scribat de mortuo; ex quo nulla suspicio est amicitiæ causa eum esse mentitum
a corrupt judge does not carefully search for the truth (Horace)male verum examinat omnis corruptus judex
a faithful friend to so great a man, and a steady admirer of such great virtuetanto homini fidus, tantæ virtutis amator
a friend as far as the altar (i.e., a friend in everything save religion; or, a friend to the point of sacrifice or death)amicus usque ad aras
a friend equally to virtue and to virtue’s friends (Horace)uni æquus virtuti, atque ejus amicis
a friend in need is a friend in deednonne amicus certus in re incerta cernitur?
a friend is a second selfalter ipse amicus
A friend is another selfAlter ipse amicus
a friend is another self (Zeno)alter ego est amicus
a friend is half of one’s soulamicus animæ dimidium
a friend is one soul in two bodies (Aristotle)amicus est unus animus in duobus corporibus
a friend is proven in time of necessity (or, a friend in need is a friend indeed)amicus in necessitate probatur
a friend is the solace of lifeamicus vitæ solatium
a friend is, as it were, a second self (Cicero)amicus est tanquam alter idem
a friend must not be injured, even in jest (Publilius Syrus)amicum lædere ne joco quidem licet
A friend of the human race (philanthropist)Amicus humani generis
a friend to a friendamicus amico
a friend to the court (i.e., an impartial adviser in a case)amicus curiæ
A grape changes color in seeing another grape. A bad/good friend makes you a bad/good personUva uvam videndo varia fit
a man’s oldest friend is his best (Plautus)quam veterrimus homini optimus est amicus
a matter that has been adjudged is accepted as a truthjudicata res pro veritate accipitur
A true friend is a rare birdAmicus verus est rara avis
a true friend is a rare birdamicus verus rara avis
a true friend is certain when certainty is uncertain (i.e., a friend in need is a friend indeed) (Ennius)amicus certus in re incerta cernitur
A true friend is discerned during an uncertain matterAmicus certus in re incerta cernitur
a true friend is the one who is, as it were, a second self (Cicero)verus amicus est is qui est tanquam alter idem
a two-legged animal without feathers (Plato’s definition of man, ridiculed by Diogenes as a “plucked chicken”)animal bipes implume (or, animal implume, bipes)
a wife who has no children makes a dear and delightful friend (to her husband’s heirs) (Juvenal)jucundum et carum sterilis facit uxor amicum
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