|in the hour of prosperity even the best leaders become haughty and insolent (Tacitus)||rebus secundis etiam egregios duces insolescere|
|(fig.) haste is next door to panic, delay is nearer to firm courage (Tacitus)||velocitas juxta formidinem, cunctatio propior constantiæ est|
|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 cowardly populace that will dare nothing beyond talk (Tacitus)||vulgus ignavum et nihil ultra verba ausurum|
|a narrative made up only for the sake of the wonder that it may occasion (Tacitus)||compositum miraculi causa|
|a slothful and listless military, debauched by the circus and the theaters (Tacitus)||segnem ac desidem, et circo et theatris corruptum militem|
|a strong shield is the safety of leaders||forte scutum, salus ducum|
|a well-prepared heart hopes in adversity and fears in prosperity for a change of fortune (Horace)||sperat infestis, metuit secundis alteram (ad) sortem bene præparatum pectus|
|accomplices in evil actions are always regarded as reproaching the deed (Tacitus)||malorum facinorum ministri quasi exprobrantes aspiciuntur|
|alert (or energetic) at the beginning, careless (or negligent) at the end (Tacitus)||acribus initiis, incurioso fine|
|all enterprises that are entered into with hasty zeal may be pursued with great vigor at first, but are sure to languish in the end (Tacitus)||omnia inconsulti impetus cœpta, initiis valida, spatio languescunt|
|all things atrocious and shameless flow from all parts to Rome (Tacitus)||Romam cuncta undique atrocia aut pudenda confluunt celebranturque|
|an expert’s (or pendant’s) tongue (Tacitus)||professoria lingua|
|an honorable death is better than a dishonorable life (Tacitus)||honesta mors turpi vita potior|
|an unhappy peace may be profitably exchanged for war (Tacitus)||miseram pacem vel bello bene mutari|
|and he, though carried off in the prime of life, had lived long enough for glory (Tacitus)||et ipse quidem, quamquam medio in spatio integræ ætatis ereptus, quantum ad gloriam, longissimum ævum peregit|
|as a rule, adversity reveals genius and prosperity conceals it (Horace)||ingenium res adversæ nudare solent, celare secundæ|
|at a late hour||sero|
|benefits are acceptable, while the receiver thinks he may return them; but once exceeding that, hatred is given instead of thanks (i.e., no one wants to be indebted for a favor that is greater than can be repaid) (Tacitus)||beneficia usque eo læta sunt dum videntur exsolvi posse; ubi multum antevenere, pro gratia odium redditur|
|Blind are led by the blind. Leaders are not more knowledgeable than the ones they lead||Caeci caecos ducentes|
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