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Results for: MENDACEM MEMOREM ESSE OPORTET Translations: 1 - 30 / 204 Latin English Mendacem memorem esse oportet A liar needs a good memory (Quintilian) a diis quidem immortalibus quæ potest homini major esse pœna, furore atque dementia? what greater punishment can the immortal gods inflict upon man than madness or insanity? (Cicero) A posse ad esse From possibility to actuality adde quod ingenuas didicisse fideliter artes emollit mores nec sinit esse feros add the fact that to have studied faithfully the liberal arts softens behavior, not allowing it to be savage (Ovid) Adeo ne hominem immutare ex amor, ut non cognoscas eundem esse Is it possible that a man can be so changed by love, that you could not recognize him to be the same? --- Terence [Publius Terentius Afer] adeone homines immutari ex amore, ut non cognoscas eundem esse? that a person should be so changed by love, as not to be known again as the same person? (Terence) adolescentem verecundum esse decet it becomes a young man to be modest (Plautus) Aegroto, dum anima est, spes esse dicitur It is said that for a sick man, there is hope as long as there is life aliquis non debet esse judex in propria causa no one should be a judge in his own cause alterius non sit qui suus esse potest let no man be slave of another who can be his own master (motto of Paracelsus) Amans semper, quod timet, esse putat A lover always believes it to be as he fears. --- Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso] amicitiæ immortales, mortales inimicitias debere esse friendships should be immortal, enmities should be mortal (Livy) amicorum esse communia omnia friends’ goods are common property amicos esse fures temporis friends are thieves of time (Francis Bacon) an nescis longas regibus esse manus? do you not know that kings have long hands? (Ovid) an præter esse reale actualis essentiæ sit aliud esse necessarium, quo res actualiter existat? whether, besides the real being of the actual being, there be any other being necessary to cause a thing to be? (Martinus Scriblerus, said as a jibe against philosophers) an quidquid stultius, quam quos singulos contemnas, eos aliquid putare esse universos? can there be any greater folly than the respect you pay to men collectively when you despise them individually? (Cicero) arma virumque cano, Troiæ qui primus ab oris Italiam fato profugus Laviniaque venit litora, multum ille et terris jactatus et alto vi superum, sævæ memorem Iunonis ob iram I sing of arms and the man who first from the shores of Troy came destined an exile to Italy and the Lavinian beaches, much buffeted he on land and on the deep by force of the gods because of fierce Juno’s never-forgetting anger (Virgil, opening lines of aude aliquid brevibus Gyaris et carcere dignum, si vis esse aliquis—probitas laudatur et alget dare to do something worthy of transportation and imprisonment, if you wish to be somebody—virtue is praised but left out to freeze (Juvenal) beatus autem esse sine virtute nemo potest no one can be happy without virtue (Cicero) Bonitas non est pessimis esse meliorem It is not goodness to be better than the worst (Seneca) bonum ego quam beatum me esse nimio dici mavolo I would rather be called good than well off (Plautus) brevis esse laboro, obscurus fio in trying to be concise, I become obscure (Horace) Brevis esse latoro obscurus fio When I try to be brief, I speak gobbledegook candidus in nauta turpis color; æquoris unda debet et a radiis sideris esse niger a fair complexion is a disgrace in a sailor; he ought to be tanned from the spray of the sea and the rays of the sun (Ovid) Capillamentum? Haudquaquam conieci esse! A wig? I never would have guessed! Cato esse, quam videri, bonus malebat Cato would rather be good, than seem good (Sallust) communia esse amicorum inter se omnia all things are common among friends (Terence) Coniecturalem artem esse medicinam Medicine is the art of guessing. (Aulus Cornelius Celsus) contentum vero suis rebus esse, maximæ sunt certissimæque divitiæ to be content with what one has is the greatest and truest of riches (Cicero)
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