|where you confer a benefit on those worthy of it, you confer a favor on all (Publilius Syrus)||beneficium dignis ubi des, omnes obliges|
|(+ abl.) worthy, worthy of, meritorious||dignus|
|(+ dat.) put before, prefer, favor, promote||antepono|
|(with dat.) to be useful, do good, benefit||prosum|
|a bad man, when he pretends to be a good man, is the worst man of all (Publilius Syrus)||malus bonum ubi se simulat, tunc est pessimus|
|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 benefit is estimated according to the mind of the giver (Seneca)||eodem animo beneficium debetur, quo datur|
|a chaste wife acquires an influence over her husband by obeying him (Laberius and Publilius Syrus)||casta ad virum matrona parendo imperat|
|a disorderly patient makes the physician cruel (Publilius Syrus)||crudelem medicum intemperans æger facit|
|a favor ought to be returned||gratiam referendam|
|a favor that a person cannot recall without a blush is not a favor (Seneca)||beneficium non est, cujus sine rubore meminisse non possum|
|a friend must not be injured, even in jest (Publilius Syrus)||amicum lædere ne joco quidem licet|
|a gift worthy of Apollo (Horace)||munus Apolline dignum|
|a good opportunity is seldom presented, and is easily lost (Publilius Syrus)||occasio ægre offertur, facile amittitur|
|a great fortune is a great slavery to its owner (Publilius Syrus)||fortuna magna magna domino est servitus|
|a handsome face is a silent recommendation (Liberius; also attributed to Publilius Syrus)||formosa facies muta commendatio est|
|a knot worthy of a god to unloose (i.e., a great dilemma)||deo dignus vindice nodus|
|a knot worthy to be untied by such hands (i.e., a difficulty calling for experienced hands) (Horace)||dignus hoc indice nodus|
|a man dies as often as his friends (or loved ones) die (Publilius Syrus)||homo totiens moritur quotiens amittit suos|
|a man is lent, not given, to life (Publilius Syrus)||homo vitæ commodatus non donatus|
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