|the blessings of life do not equal its ills, even when of equal number; nor can any pleasure, however intense, compensate for even the slightest pain (Pliny the Elder)||bona malis paria non sunt, etiam pari numero; nec lætitia ulla minimo mœrore pensanda|
|(fem. pl. abl) A life is enriched BY THESE (friendships)||his|
|(fem. pl. abl) A life is enriched BY THESE (friendships)||illis|
|(fig.) licking a cub into shape (Pliny the Elder)||lambendo paulatim figurant|
|(fig.) while there is life there is hope||nulli desperandum, quamdiu spirat|
|(sing.) violence, a large number, quantity, a force, nature||vis|
|a biting, bite, also, sting, pain||morsus|
|a brief time if you count the years; an age if you count the changes it brought forth (Pliny the Younger)||si computes annos, exiguum tempus; si vices rerum, ævum putes|
|a certain number is put for an uncertain number (i.e., without trying to be exact)||numerus certus pro incerto ponitur|
|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 great number||plerusque|
|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 lofty thing fears being made equal with a lower||æquari pavet alta minori|
|a man is lent, not given, to life (Publilius Syrus)||homo vitæ commodatus non donatus|
|a man who could, with equal skill, pretend to be what he was not, and not to be what he really was (Sallust, said of Catiline)||cujuslibit rei simulator atque dissimulator|
|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 quiet journey in the untrodden paths of life (Horace)||secretum iter et fallentis semita vitæ|
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