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Results for: non est princeps super leges, sed leges supra principem Translations: 1 – 30 / 71 Latin English non est princeps super leges, sed leges supra principem The prince is not above the laws, but the laws above the prince (Pliny the Younger) accipiunt leges, populus quibus legibus exlex they consent to laws that place the people outside the law (Lucilius) Arguit, arguito: quicquid probat ilia, probato: Quod dicet, dicas: quod negat ilia, neges. Riserit, arride: si flebit, flere memento; Imponat leges vultibus ilia tuis To a lover. Blame, if she blames; but if she praises, praise. What she denies, deny; say what she says. Laugh, if she smiles; but if she weeps, then weep, And let your looks with hers their motions keep. --- Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso] asperges me hyssopo, et mundabor; lavabis me, et super nivem dealbabor sprinkle me with hyssop and I shall be clean; wash me and I will be made whiter than snow (Psalm 51:7) bonæ leges malis ex moribus proceantur good laws grow out of evil acts (Macrobius) Corruptisima re publica plurimae leges In the most corrupt state are the most laws (Terence) corruptissima (in) republica plurimæ leges in the most corrupt state exist the most laws (or, the more corrupt the state, the more the laws) (Terence and Tacitus) Cæsar non supra grammaticos Cæsar has no authority over the grammarians dormiunt aliquando leges, nunquam moriuntur the laws sometimes sleep, but never die Editio princeps First printed edition ego sum rex Romanus et supra grammaticam I am king of the Romans and above grammar (Emperor Sigismund at the Council of Constance) ex malis moribus bonæ leges natæ sunt from bad manners (or morals) good laws have sprung (Coke) Facile princeps Acknowledged leader facile princeps easily the first (i.e., an undisputed leader) habet et bellum suas leges even war has its laws imperator … intra ecclesiam, non supra ecclesiam est the emperor is in the Church, not above the Church (St. Ambrose) inde datæ leges ne fortior omnia posset laws have been ordained so that the stronger may not have everything their own way inter arma leges silent in time of war, the laws are silent (Circero) Inter arma silent leges In time of war, laws are silent judicium parium aut leges terræ judgment of one’s peers or else the laws of the land (Magna Carta) leges ad civium salutem, civitatumque incolumitatem conditæ sunt laws were framed for the welfare of the citizens and the security of states (Cicero) leges arma tenent sanctas arms cause laws to be respected leges bonæ ex malis moribus procreantur from bad morals good laws are produced (Macrobius) leges juraque servat he observes the laws and statutes leges mori serviunt laws are subservient to custom (Plautus) leges neminem in paupertate vivere neque in anxietate mori permittunt it is never the intention of the law that anyone shall live in poverty or die in anguish (Justinian) leges posteriores priores contrarias abrogant later laws repeal prior contrary laws leges sunt inventæ quæ cum omnibus semper una atque eadem voce loquerentur laws are so devised that they may always speak with one and the same voice to all (Cicero) ne sutor supra crepidam (judicaret) (also, ne sutor ultra crepidam) let not the shoemaker judge beyond his last (i.e., speak of things he does not know) (Pliny the Elder) non est discipulus super magistrum nec servus super dominum suum the student is not above the teacher, nor is the servant above his master (St. Matthew 10:24)
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