|entrust trifles to fools||fatuis levia committito|
|a great effort for great trifles (i.e., so much work for so little gain) (Terence)||magno conatu magnas nugas|
|all places are filled with fools (Cicero)||stultorum plenea sunt omnia|
|another frequently disputes about goat’s wool and rises in arms for trifles (Horace)||alter rixatur de lana sæpe caprina propugnat nugis armatus|
|armed with trifles||nugis armatus|
|Chalk is the pen of fools, walls (their) paper No Graffiti please. Showing that graffiti is nothing new||Stultorum calami carbones moenia chartae|
|commission, charge, entrust||mandatum|
|do not entrust a sword to a boy||ne puero gladium|
|eloquence, the foster-child of license, which fools call liberty (Tacitus)||eloquentia, alumna licentiæ, quam stulti libertatem vocabant|
|experience is the teacher of fools (Livy)||eventus stultorum magister (est)|
|experience is the teacher of fools (Livy)||stultorum eventus magister est|
|Experience teaches fools||Experientia docet stultos|
|fools are without number (Erasmus)||stulti sunt innumerabiles|
|Fools laugh at the Latin language. (Ovid)||Rident stolidi verba latina|
|fools’ names stick to the walls (i.e., fools’ names and fools’ faces are always found in public places)||nomina stultorum parietibus hærent|
|for you used to think my trifles were worth something (Catullus)||namque tu solebas meas esse aliquid putare nugas|
|fortune favors fools||fortuna favet fatuis|
|I do not study to swell my page with pompous trifles, suited only to give weight to smoke (Persius)||non equidem studeo, bullatis ut mihi nugis pagina turgescat, dare pondus idonea fumo|
|Infinite is the number of fools||Infinitus est numerus stultorum|
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