|a benefit is estimated according to the mind of the giver (Seneca)||eodem animo beneficium debetur, quo datur|
|(with dat.) to be useful, do good, benefit||prosum|
|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 crowd of fellow sufferers is a miserable kind of comfort (Seneca)||maliuolum solacii genus est turba miserorum|
|a delightful insanity; a most pleasing error of the mind (Horace)||amabilis insania; mentis gratissimus error|
|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 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 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 greedy mind is satisfied with no amount of gain||Avarus animus nullo satiatur lucro|
|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 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|
|a law ought to be short, that it may be the more easily understood by the unlearned (Seneca)||legem brevem esse oportet quo facilius ab imperitis teneatur|
|a life without purpose is an aimless one (Seneca)||vita sine proposito vaga est|
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