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Results for: to make another person hold his tongue, be first silent (Seneca) Translations: 1 – 30 / 784 English Latin to make another person hold his tongue, be first silent (Seneca) alium silere quod valeas (or voles), primus sile (+ gen. or dat.) to possess, hold, get possession of potior (correctum)to make correct, make right corrigo (trans.) to make, do, act, perform, cause, bring about facio (un)welcome person Persona (non) grata a benefit consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer (Seneca) beneficium non in eo quot fit aut datur consistit sed in ipso dantis aut facientis animo a benefit is estimated according to the mind of the giver (Seneca) eodem animo beneficium debetur, quo datur a certain person or thing,, kind of quidam quaedam quedam quidam A clean slate. Person that knows nothing Tabula rasa 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 crime of a very deep dye (i.e., one committed by a respected person) (Juvenal) facinus majoris abollæ A crowd of fellow sufferers is a miserable kind of comfort (Seneca) maliuolum solacii genus est turba miserorum a favor that a person cannot recall without a blush is not a favor (Seneca) beneficium non est, cujus sine rubore meminisse non possum a fit man (i.e., a person of proven ability) idoneus homo A giant will keep his size even though he will have stood in a well (Seneca) Colossus magnitudinem suam servabit etiam si steterit in puteo a gilded bit does not make for a better horse (Seneca) non faciunt meliorem equum aurei freni a good mind possesses a kingdom (Seneca) mens bona regnum possidet A grape changes color in seeing another grape. A bad/good friend makes you a bad/good person Uva uvam videndo varia fit a great fortune is a great slavery (Seneca) magna servitus est magna fortuna A great man can come from a hut. (Seneca) Potest ex casa magnus vir exire a great mind becomes a great fortune (Seneca) magnam fortunam magnus animus decet a great step toward goodness is the desire to be good (Seneca) pars magna bonitatis est velle fieri bonum a handsome face is a silent recommendation (Liberius; also attributed to Publilius Syrus) formosa facies muta commendatio est a head incurable by three Anticyræ (i.e., a person incurably insane) (Horace) tribus Anticyris caput insanabile a hungry populace listens not to reason, nor cares for justice, nor is bent by any prayers (Seneca) nec rationem patitur, nec æquitate mitigatur nec ulla prece flectitur, populus esuriens a judge is a speaking law, law a silent judge (Cicero) magistratum legem esse loquentem, legem autem mutum magistratum a just person steadfast to his purpose (Horace) justus propositi tenax a kindness is always delightful to a grateful person; to the ungrateful, only at the time of its receipt (Seneca) gratum hominem semper beneficium delectat; ingratum semel a king is one who fears nothing; a king is one who desires nothing (Seneca) rex est qui metuit nihil; rex est qui cupit nihil a king should prefer his country to his children (Seneca) præferre patriam liberis regem decet
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