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Results for: labor ipse voluptas Translations: 1 – 30 / 106 Latin English labor ipse voluptas work is itself a pleasure (i.e., labor is its own reward) abores serit diligens agricola, quarum adspiciet baccam ipse numquam the diligent farmer plants trees of which he himself will never see the fruit (Cicero) adjuvante Deo labor proficit with God’s help, work prospers aliorum medicus, ipse ulceribus scates a physician to others, while you yourself are full of ulcers alter ipse amicus a friend is a second self Alter ipse amicus A friend is another self arbores serit diligens agricola, quarum aspiciet baccam ipse nunquam the industrious husbandman plants trees, not one berry of which he will ever see (Cicero) audentes Deus ipse juvat God himself favors the brave (Ovid) blanda truces animos fertur mollisse voluptas alluring pleasure is said to have softened the savage dispositions [of early mankind] (Ovid) brevis voluptas mox doloris est parens short-lived pleasure is the parent of pain conveniens homini est hominem servare voluptas. Et melius nulla quæritur arte favor it is a pleasure appropriate to man for him to save a fellow man; and gratitude is acquired in no better way (Ovid) Deo dante nil nocet invidia, et non dante, nil proficit labor when God gives, envy injures us not, and when He does not give, labor avails not doloris omnis privatio recte nominata est voluptas what we rightly call pleasure is the absence of all pain (Cicero) dulcis pro patria labor labor for one’s country is sweet dummodo sit dives, barbarus ipse placet provided he be only rich, the very barbarian pleases us (Ovid) ea sola voluptas solamenque mali that was his sole delight and solace in his woe (Virgil) equitis et quoque jam migravit ab aure voluptas omnis ad incertos oculos, et gaudia vana our gentry no longer receives any pleasure through the ear, and relish only delusive shows and empty pomp (Horace) est in aqua dulci non invidiosa voluptas there is no small pleasure in sweet water (Ovid) Est queadam fiere voluptas There is a certain pleasure in weeping. (Ovid) est quædam flere voluptas; expletur lacrymis egeriturque dolor there is a certain pleasure in weeping; pain is soothed and alleviated by tears (Ovid) et ipse quidem, quamquam medio in spatio integræ ætatis ereptus, quantum ad gloriam, longissimum ævum peregit and he, though carried off in the prime of life, had lived long enough for glory (Tacitus) facilis descensus Averno (est), noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis; sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hic labor est the descent to Avernus (hell) is easy; night and day the gate of gloomy Dis (Hades) stands open; but to retrace your steps and escape to the upper air, this is work, this is toil (Virgil) flos ipse civitatis the very flower of the state (Apuleius) hoc opus, hic labor est this is the task, this is the toil (i.e., there’s the rub) (Virgil) homine imperito nunquam quidquam injustius qui, nisi quod ipse fecit, nihil rectum putat nothing so unjust as an ignorant man, who thinks nothing right but what he himself has done (Terence) ibi omnis effusus labor by that one (negligence) all his labor was lost (Virgil) 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 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) in tenui labor, at tenuis non gloria the object of the labor was small, but not the fame (Virgil) interminabilis humanæ vitæ labor the unending labor of human life ipse amicus I am my own friend
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