|a surrender of glory and fame must be made for the public advantage (Cicero)||gloriæ et famæ jactura facienda est, publicæ utilitatis causa|
|a claw in the wound (i.e., a knife in the wound) (Cicero)||unguis in ulcere|
|a community is as those who rule it (Cicero)||quales sunt summi civitatis viri talis est civitas|
|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)||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 dishonorable flight from death is worse than any death (Cicero)||turpis autem fuga mortis omni est morte pejor|
|a fellow who brags of his fame but is devoid of valor imposes on strangers what is the jest of those who know him (Phædrus)||virtutis expers verbis jactans gloriam ignotos fallit, notis est derisui|
|a friend is, as it were, a second self (Cicero)||amicus est tanquam alter idem|
|a good orator is pointed and impassioned (Cicero)||acer et vehemens bonus orator|
|a greater inheritance comes to each of us from our rights and laws than from our parents (Cicero)||major hæreditas venit unicuique nostrum a jure et legibus, quam a parentibus|
|a judge is a speaking law, law a silent judge (Cicero)||magistratum legem esse loquentem, legem autem mutum magistratum|
|a king is given for the sake of the kingdom, not the kingdom for the sake of the king. His power is only from the public good||rex datur propter regnum, non regnum propter regem. Potentia non est nisi ad bonum|
|a letter does not blush (Cicero)||litteræ non erubescunt|
|a letter … does not blush (Cicero)||epistola … non erubescit|
|a life of peace, purity, and refinement leads to a calm and untroubled old age (Cicero)||est etiam quiete et pure et eleganter actæ ætatis placida ac lenis senectus|
|a lofty thing fears being made equal with a lower||æquari pavet alta minori|
|a man does not marvel at what he sees frequently, even though he be ignorant of the reason. If anything happens that he has not seen before, he calls it a prodigy (Cicero)||quod crebo videt non miratur, etiamsi cur fiat nescit. Quod ante non vidit, id si evenerit, ostentum esse censet|
|a narrative made up only for the sake of the wonder that it may occasion (Tacitus)||compositum miraculi causa|
|a pleasing countenance is no small advantage (Ovid)||auxilium non leve vultus habet|
|a poet of superior merit, whose vein is of no vulgar kind, who never tosses off anything trite, nor coins a trivial poem at the public mint, I cannot describe, but only recognize as a person whose soul is free from all anxiety (Juvenal)||sed vatem egregium cui non sit publica vena, qui nihil expositum soleat deducere, nec qui communi feriat carmen triviale moneta, hunc qualem nequeo monstrare, et sentio tantum, anxietate carens animus facit|
|a promise must be kept not merely in the letter, but in the spirit (Cicero)||semper autem in fide quid senseris, non quid dixeris, cogitandum|
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