|the world is fashioned according to the example of kings, and edicts have less effect on the people than the life of the ruler (Claudian)||componitur orbis regis ad exemplum; nec sic inflectere sensus humanos edicta valent, quam vita regentis|
|(dat.) us, the world belongs to US||nobis|
|(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 bastard is the son of no one, or the son of the people||bastardus nullius est filius, aut filius populi|
|a comet is never seen in the sky without indicating disaster (Claudian)||in cœlo nunquam spectatum impune cometam|
|a feeble dart (or spear) thrown to no effect (i.e., a weak and ineffectual argument) (Virgil)||telum imbelle sine ictu|
|A fox may change its hair, not its tricks. (People change behaviour but not their aims)||Vulpem pilum mutat, non mores|
|a friend is the solace of life||amicus vitæ solatium|
|a hundred troubles of other people leap through my head and at my side (Horace)||aliena negotia centum per caput, et circa saliunt latus|
|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 more severe war lurks under the guise of peace (Claudian)||Mars gravior sub pace latet|
|a multitude of the wise is the health of the world (motto of the University of Victoria, British Columbia)||multitudo sapientium sanitas orbis|
|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|
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