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Results for: it is much easier to try one’s hand at many things than to concentrate one’s powers on one thing (Quintilian)Translations: 130 / 593
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it is much easier to try one’s hand at many things than to concentrate one’s powers on one thing (Quintilian)adeo facilius est multa facere quam diu
(+gerundive) to see to a thing being done, cure, restcuro
(abstract things)bring on, occasion, causeinfero
(fig.) the abuse of a thing is no argument against its useab abusu ad usum non valet consequentia
(neut. pl. acc.) those things WHICH we must havequae
(pl.) the following (things)seqq. (sequentia)
a certain (one, thing, someone)quendam
a certain person or thing,, kind ofquidam quaedam quedam quidam
a credulous thing is love (Ovid)credula res amor est
a hand from the cloudsmanus e nubibus
A liar needs a good memory (Quintilian)Mendacem memorem esse oportet
a liar should have a good memory (Quintilian)mendacem memorem esse oportet (or oportere)
A list of things to be corrected. (in a book)Corrigenda
a lofty thing fears being made equal with a loweræquari pavet alta minori
a man ready for whatever may come (Quintilian)omnium horarum homo
A note of; a thing to be rememberedMemorandum
A rare bird, i.e. An extraodinary or unusual thing. (Juvenal)Rara avis
a right hand employed in glorious deedsclaris dextra factis
a state is regulated by two things, reward and punishment (Cicero, attributed to Solon)rempublicam duabus rebus contineri dixit, præmio et pœna
a thing desired (but sadly lacking)desideratum
a thing evil in itselfmalum in se
A thing is worth only what someone else will pay for itRes tantum valet quantum vendi potest
A thing to be addedAddendum
a worthless vessel is seldom broken (i.e., cheap things are secure from harm)malum vas non frangitur
about everything, and certain other things (i.e., a book that rambles on and on)de omnibus rebus et quibusdam aliis
aim at a certain end (i.e., aim at a sure thing)certum pete finem
all excellent things are rare (Cicero)omnia præclara rara
all men do not admire and love the same things (Horace)non omnes eadem mirantur amantque
all sweet things quickly bring satiety (or satisfaction) (Macrobius)omne quod dulce est cito satiat
All the things which I denied could happen are now happening (Ovid)Omnia iam fient fieri quae posse negabam
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