|falsehood often borders so nearly on the truth that a wise man should not trust himself to the precipice (Cicero)||ita finitima sunt falsa veris, ut in præcipitem locum non debeat se sapiens committere|
|(subs.) a wise man, philosopher||sapiens|
|a bitter jest, when it comes too near the truth, leaves a sharp sting behind it (Tacitus)||asperæ facetiæ, ubi nimis ex vero traxere, acrem sui memoriam relinquunt|
|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 corrupt judge does not carefully search for the truth (Horace)||male verum examinat omnis corruptus judex|
|a dishonorable flight from death is worse than any death (Cicero)||turpis autem fuga mortis omni est morte pejor|
|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 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 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 matter that has been adjudged is accepted as a truth||judicata res pro veritate accipitur|
|a multitude of the wise is the health of the world (motto of the University of Victoria, British Columbia)||multitudo sapientium sanitas orbis|
|a precipice before (me), wolves behind (me) (i.e., caught between death and dismemberment)||a fronte præcipitium a tergo lupi|
|A precipice in front, wolves behind (Between a rock and a hard place)||A fronte praecipitium a tergo lupi|
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