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Results for: Vires acquirit eundo Translations: 1 – 30 / 34 Latin English Vires acquirit eundo It gains strength by going / as it goes. (Virgil) vires acquirit eundo it gathers strength as it goes along (Virgil, said of fame) animus tamen omnia vincit; ille etiam vires corpus habere facit courage conquers all things; it even gives strength to the body (Ovid) Contra Felicem vix deus vires habet Against a lucky man a god scarcely has power crescit eundo it grows as it goes (motto of New Mexico) cælitus mihi vires my strength is from heaven cœlitus mihi vires my strength is from heaven dant vires gloriam strength gives glory deficiunt vires strength is wanting dum vires annique sinunt, tolerate laborem; jam veniet tacito curva senecta pede whilst your strength and years permit, you should endure and encounter labor; remember that crooked age, with silent steps, will soon arrive (Ovid) et minimæ vires frangere quassa valent a little force will break that which has been cracked already (Ovid) fama crescit eundo rumor grows as it goes (Virgil) Fama crescit eundo The rumour grows as it goes. (Vergil) fama, malum quo non aliud velocius ullum, mobilitate viget, viresque acquirit eundo rumor, than which no evil thing of any kind is more swift, increases with travel and gains strength by its progress (Virgil) ingenium superat vires genius overcomes strength Intra vires Within the power minimæ vires frangere quassa valent very little avails to break a bruised thing (Ovid) mobilitate viget, viresque acquirit eundo it grows by moving, and gathers strength as it speeds on (Virgil, said both of rumor and fame) multis e gentibus vires from many peoples, strength (motto of Saskatchewan) nec meus audet rem tentare pudor, quam vires ferre recusent my modesty does not permit me to attempt a thing which my powers are not equal to accomplish (Virgil) neglecta solent incendia sumere vires a fire, if neglected, always gathers in strength (Horace) Noster amor vero capit arma, et quas tibi tempus Surripiet vires inseret ille novas And all in war with Time for love of you, As he takes from you, I engraft you new. --- William Shakespeare quod si deficiant vires, audacia certe laus erit; in magnis et voluisse sat est even though strength should fail, surely boldness will have its praise; in great attempts it is enough to dare (Propertius) spes bona dat vires, animum quoque spes bona firmat; vivere spe vidi qui moriturus erat good hope gives strength, good hope also confirms resolution; the one who was on the point of death, I have seen hope revive strangulat inclusus dolor, atque exæstuat intus, cogitur et vires multiplicare suas suppressed grief suffocates, it rages within the breast, and is forced to multiply its strength (Ovid) supra vires beyond one’s powers (Horace) ultra vires beyond the powers Ultra vires Beyond the powers or legal authority Ut desint vires, tamen est laudanda voluntas Although the power is lacking, the will is commendable. (Ovid) ut desint vires, tamen est laudanda voluntas though strength may be lacking, yet the will is to be praised (Ovid)
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