|true happiness consists in being considered deserving of it (Pliny the Younger)||est (enim) demum vera felicitas, felicitate dignum videri|
|(fig.) licking a cub into shape (Pliny the Elder)||lambendo paulatim figurant|
|a benefit consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer (Seneca)||beneficium non in eo quot fit aut datur consistit sed in ipso dantis aut facientis animo|
|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 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 true friend is a rare bird||Amicus verus est rara avis|
|a true friend is a rare bird||amicus verus rara avis|
|a true friend is certain when certainty is uncertain (i.e., a friend in need is a friend indeed) (Ennius)||amicus certus in re incerta cernitur|
|A true friend is discerned during an uncertain matter||Amicus certus in re incerta cernitur|
|a true friend is the one who is, as it were, a second self (Cicero)||verus amicus est is qui est tanquam alter idem|
|all men are considered as tyrants who possess themselves of perpetual power in a state that once enjoyed the blessings of liberty (Cornelius Nepos)||omnes autem et habentur et dicuntur tyranni, qui potestate sunt perpetua, in ea civitate quæ libertate usa est|
|always true and faithful||verus et fidelis semper|
|an object in possession seldom retains the same charms that it had when it was longed for (Pliny the Younger)||nihil enim æque gratum est adeptis, quam concupiscentibus|
|and as in men’s bodies, so in government, that disease is most serious which proceeds from the head (Pliny the Younger)||utque in corporibus, sic in imperio, gravissimus est morbus qui a capite diffunditur|
|Art without science is nothing. (I would also claim that the opposite is true)||Ars sine scienta nihil est|
|as a true translator you will take care not to render (or translate) word for word (Horace)||nec verbum verbo curabis reddere fidus interpres|
|As a true translator you will take care not to translate word for word. (Horace)||Nec verbum verbo curabis reddere fidus interpres|
|As is impossible a way to qualify a proposition that cannot ever be true||Per impossibile|
|Attic salt (i.e., a keen wit) (Pliny the Elder)||sal Atticum|
|avoid greatness; under a poor roof there may be found more happiness than kings and their courtiers in palaces enjoy (Horace)||fuge magna; licet sub paupere tecto reges et regum vita præcurrere amicos|
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