|Saepe creat molles aspera spina rosas||Often the prickly thorn produces tender roses. (Ovid)|
|ad astra per aspera||to the stars through adversities (motto of Kansas)|
|armat spinat rosas||the thorn arms the rose|
|asper, aspera, asperum||rough, difficult, harsh|
|Assiduus usus uni rei deditus et ingenium et artem saepe vincit.||Constant practice devoted to one subject often outdues both intelligence and skill. (Cicero)|
|explorant adversa viros; perque aspera duro nititur ad laudem virtus interrita clivo||adversity tries men; and virtue struggles after fame regardless of the adverse heights (Silius Italicus)|
|gaudent prænomine molles auriculæ||his delicate ears are delighted with the title (Horace)|
|Gutta cavat lapidem, non vi sed saepe cadendo||The drop excavates the stone, not with force but by falling often. (Ovid)|
|ingrato homine terra pejus nil creat||the earth does not produce anything worse than an ungrateful man (Ausonius)|
|juvant aspera probum||misfortunes benefit the good man|
|magna inter molles concordia||there is great unanimity among the dissolute (Juvenal)|
|nec aspera terrent||not even hardships deter us|
|nil homine terra pejus ingrato creat||earth produces nothing worse than an ungrateful man (Ausonius)|
|ornat spina rosas, mella tegunt apes||the rose is guarded by thorns, and honey is protected by bees|
|Paliurus spina-christii Mill.||Christ's-thorn|
|Parva scintilla saepe magnam flamam excitat||The small sparkle often initiates a large flame|
|Per aspera ad astra||Through the thorns to the stars|
|pluries, saepe, quotiens, crebro, saepius sepius||often|
|pluries, saepe, saepius sepius||frequently|
|Quae nocent, saepe docent||What hurts, often instructs. One learns by bitter/adverse experience|
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