|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|
|(in the abl.) on account of, for the sake of||causa|
|A friend of the human race (philanthropist)||Amicus humani generis|
|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|
|a person engaged in various pursuits minds none of them well||pluribus intentus minor est ad singula sensus|
|Ah, human cares! Ah, how much futility in the world! (Lucilius)||O curas hominum! O quantum est in rebus inane!|
|all things divine and human, as virtue, fame, and honor, defer to fair wealth; and the one who has amassed it will be illustrious, brave, and just (Horace)||omnis enim res virtus, fama, decus, divina humanaque pulchris divitiis parent; quas qui construxerit, ille clarus erit, fortis, justus|
|all things human hang by a slender thread; and that which seemed to stand strong of a sudden falls and sinks in ruins (Ovid)||omnia sunt hominum tenui pendentia filo; et subito casu, quæ valuere, ruunt|
|all things tend to corrupt perverted minds (Ovid)||omnia perversas possunt corrumpere mentes|
|art for art’s sake (motto of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)||ars gratia artis|
|as a rule, men’s minds are more deeply disturbed by what they do not see (Julius Cæsar)||omnia enim plerumque quæ absunt vehementius hominum mentes perturbant|
|as human affairs go, nothing is everlasting (Plautus)||ut sunt humana, nihil est perpetuum|
|at their summit, human affairs decline||res humanæ in summo declinant|
|Athanasius against the world (a reference to the stand made by St. Athanasius against heresy in the early fourth century CE)||Athanasius contra mundum|
|By human law||Iure humano|
|by human law; by the will of the people||jure humano|
|by kinds, according to classes /generally||generatim|
|by way of excellence; with distinction (a Greek phrase)||kat’ eksochen|
|can wrath so great dwell in heavenly minds? (Virgil)||tantæne animis cælestibus (or cœlestibus) iræ?|
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