|aurum irrepertum et sic melius situm||gold discovered and all the better for being so (Horace)|
|ac primam scelerum matrem, quæ semper habendo plus sitiens patulis rimatur faucibus aurum, trudis avaritiam||expel avarice, the mother of all wickedness, who, always thirsty for more, opens wide her jaws for gold (Claudian)|
|auro pulsa fides, auro venalia jura, aurum lex sequitur, mox sine lege pudor||by gold all good faith has been banished, by gold our rights are abused, the law itself follows gold, and soon there will be an end to every modest restraint|
|aurum e stercore||gold from dung|
|aurum huic olet||he smells the money (Plautus)|
|aurum omnes victa jam pietate colunt||all men now worship gold, all other types of reverence being done away|
|aurum vis hominemne? Habeas? Hominem?, quid ad aurum?||the man or his gold? Which will you take? The man?, when you could have the gold? (Lucilius)|
|consilio melius vinces quam iracundia||you will conquer more surely by prudence than by passion (Publilius Syrus)|
|conveniens homini est hominem servare voluptas. Et melius nulla quæritur arte favor||it is a pleasure appropriate to man for him to save a fellow man; and gratitude is acquired in no better way (Ovid)|
|Credula vitam spes fovet et melius cras fore semper dicit.||Credulous hope supports our life, and always says that tomorrow will be better. (Tibullus)|
|credula vitam spes fovet, et fore cras semper ait melius||credulous hope cherishes life, and ever whispers to us that tomorrow will be better (Tibullus)|
|cœpisti melius quam desinis. Ultima primis cedunt||you begin better than you end. The last is inferior to the first (Ovid)|
|Deus scitur melius nesciendo||God is best known in not knowing him (St. Augustine)|
|formidinem mortis vicit aurum||gold has conquered the fear of death (Apuleius)|
|ignis aurum probat, miseria fortes viros||fire tests gold, adversity brave men (Seneca)|
|Ignis aurum probat, miseria fortes viros||Life is not a bowl of cherries, or, literally, Fire tests gold; adversity tests strong men|
|in re dubia melius est verbis edicti serviri||in uncertain cases it is best to follow orders|
|ita comparatam esse naturam omnium, aliena ut melius videant et dijudicent, quam sua||the nature of all men is so formed that they see and discriminate in the affairs of others much better than in their own (Terence)|
|Jasper fert myrrham, thus Melchior, Balthazar aurum. Hæc quicum secum portet tria nomina regum, solvitur a morbo, Domini pietate, caduco||Jasper brings myrrh, Melchior frankincense, and Balthazar gold. Whoever carries with him the names of these three kings will, by the grace of the Lord, be exempt from the falling sickness (a medieval European charm)|
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