|you are trying to get water from a stone (Plautus)||aquam a pumice nunc postulas|
|(fig.) friends are sometimes troublesome (Plautus)||ubi amici ibidem opus|
|a beautiful woman is more beautiful undressed than dressed in fine purple (Plautus)||pulchra mulier nuda erit quam purpurata pulchrior|
|a constant drip hollows a stone||stillicidi casus lapidem cavat|
|a man in love, though he is hungry, is not hungry (Plautus)||qui amat, tamen hercle si esurit, nullum esurit|
|a man of three letters (i.e., “fur,” a thief) (Plautus)||homo trium literarum|
|a man’s oldest friend is his best (Plautus)||quam veterrimus homini optimus est amicus|
|A mouse does not rely on just one hole. (Plautus)||Mus uni non fidit antro|
|a name as well as an omen (i.e., an omen in a name) (Plautus)||nomen atque omen|
|a patient mind is the best remedy for trouble (Plautus)||animus æquus optimum est ærumnæ condimentum|
|a rolling stone gathers no moss||lapis qui volvitur algam non generat|
|a woman smells sweetest when she smells not at all (Plautus)||mulier recte olet ubi nihil olet|
|a word to the wise is sufficient (Plautus and Terence)||dictum sapienti sat est|
|all hope is gone (Plautus)||exclusa opes omnes|
|all in all (Plautus)||summa summarum|
|all wise people ought to confer and hold converse with each other (Plautus)||omnes sapientes decet conferre et fabulari|
|an agreement is not an agreement; no agreement is an agreement, as it pleases you (Plautus)||pactum non pactum est; non pactum pactum est, quod vobis lubet|
|and so it happens oft in many instances; more good is done without our knowledge than is intended by us (Plautus)||itidemque ut sæpe jam in multis locis, plus insciens quis fecit quam prodens boni|
|as fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation, when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated and vanishes (Cicero)||ut ignis aquam conjectus, continuo restinguitur et refrigeratur, sic refervens falsum crimen in purissimam et castissimam vitam collatum, statim concidit et extinguitur|
|as human affairs go, nothing is everlasting (Plautus)||ut sunt humana, nihil est perpetuum|
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