|for the sake of||causa, gratia|
|(in the abl.) on account of, for the sake of||causa|
|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 narrative made up only for the sake of the wonder that it may occasion (Tacitus)||compositum miraculi causa|
|art for art’s sake (motto of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)||ars gratia artis|
|count it the greatest sin to prefer your existence to your honor, and for the sake of life to lose every reason for living (Juvenal)||summum crede nefas animam præferre pudori, et propter vitam vivendi perdere causas|
|for heaven’s sake!||per deos immortales!|
|For the sake of argument||Arguendo|
|For the sake of example||Exempli gratia (e.g)|
|For the sake of pleasing.||Gratia placenti|
|honor physicians for the sake of necessity||honora medicum propter necessitatem|
|in order to, for the sake of, to||gratia|
|in your judgment virtue needs no reward, and is to be sought for its own sake, unaccompanied by external benefits (Ovid)||judice te mercede caret, per seque petenda est externis virtus incomitata bonis|
|it is certainly no excuse for sin if we have sinned for the sake of a friend (Cicero)||nulla est igitur excusatio peccati, si amici causa peccaveris|
|on account of, for the sake of||causa|
|servile in all his actions for the sake of power (Tacitus, of Emperor Otho)||omnia serviliter pro dominatione|
|the hide for the sake of the fur (motto of the Hudson Bay Company)||pro pelle cutem|
|the wise wage war for the sake of peace, and endure toil in the hope of leisure (Sallust)||sapientes pacis causa bellum gerunt, laborem spe otii sustentant|
|there are four classes of Idols that beset human minds. To these (for the sake of distinction), I have assigned names; the first class, Idols of the Tribe; the second, Idols of the Cave; the third, Idols of the Marketplace; the fourth, Idols of the Theate||quatuor sunt genera Idolorum quæ mentes humanas obsident. Iis (docendi gratia) nomina imposuimus; ut primum genus, Idola Tribus; secundum, Idola Specus; tertium, Idola Fori; quartum, Idola Theatri vocentur|
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