|since we have received a precarious and frail life, beware of placing your hopes in the death of others (Cato)||cum dubia et fragilis sit nobis vita tributa, in morte alterius spem tu tibi ponere noli|
|(fem. pl. abl) A life is enriched BY THESE (friendships)||his|
|(fem. pl. abl) A life is enriched BY THESE (friendships)||illis|
|(fig.) while there is life there is hope||nulli desperandum, quamdiu spirat|
|a dishonorable flight from death is worse than any death (Cicero)||turpis autem fuga mortis omni est morte pejor|
|a friend as far as the altar (i.e., a friend in everything save religion; or, a friend to the point of sacrifice or death)||amicus usque ad aras|
|a friend is the solace of life||amicus vitæ solatium|
|a good man, skilled in speaking (Cato the Elder)||vir bonus, dicendi peritus|
|A good man, skilled in speaking. (definition of an orator) (Cato the Elder)||Vir bonus, dicendi peritus|
|a large dog, tied to a chain, was painted on the wall and over the picture was written in block letters, Beware the Dog (Petronius)||canis ingens, catena vinctus, in pariete erat pictus superque quadrata littera scriptum, Cave Canem|
|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 life without purpose is an aimless one (Seneca)||vita sine proposito vaga est|
|a man is lent, not given, to life (Publilius Syrus)||homo vitæ commodatus non donatus|
|a monument is an unnecessary expense; our memory will endure if we have earned it by our life (Pliny the Younger)||impensa monumenti supervacua est; memoria nostra durabit si vita meruimus|
|a precipice before (me), wolves behind (me) (i.e., caught between death and dismemberment)||a fronte præcipitium a tergo lupi|
|a quiet journey in the untrodden paths of life (Horace)||secretum iter et fallentis semita vitæ|
|A reminder of life (literally remember that you have to live)||Memento vivere|
|a short term on earth is long enough for a good and honorable life (Cicero)||breve tempus ætatis satis est longum ad bene honesteque vivendum|
|a third Cato has come down from heaven (Juvenal; said mockingly)||tertius e cœlo cecidit Cato|
|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|
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