|bonis vel malis avibus||under good or evil auspices|
|bona malis paria non sunt, etiam pari numero; nec lætitia ulla minimo mœrore pensanda||the blessings of life do not equal its ills, even when of equal number; nor can any pleasure, however intense, compensate for even the slightest pain (Pliny the Elder)|
|bonis a divitibus nihil timendum||good men ought to fear nothing from the rich|
|bonis avibus||under favorable auspices|
|bonis nocet quisquis pepercerit malis||he hurts the good who spares the bad (Publilius Syrus)|
|bonis omnia bona||all things are good to the good|
|bonis quod bene fit (or benefit) haud perit||whatever good is done for good men is never done in vain (Plautus)|
|bonæ leges malis ex moribus proceantur||good laws grow out of evil acts (Macrobius)|
|Brevis ipsa vita est sed malis fit longior||Our life is short but is made longer by misfortunes. (Publilius Syrus)|
|brevis ipsa vita est sed malis fit longior (also, brevis ipsa vita est sed longior malis)||life itself is short but evils make it longer (Publilius Syrus)|
|cito enim arescit lacrima, præsertim in alienis malis||for a tear is quickly dried, especially when shed for the misfortunes of others (Cicero)|
|de duobus malis, minus est semper eligendum||of two evils, always choose the lesser (Thomas à Kempis)|
|De duobus malis, minus est semper eligendum||Of two evils, the lesser must always be chosen (Thomas à Kempis)|
|ergo hoc proprium est animi bene constituti, et lætari bonis rebus, et dolere contrariis||this is a proof of a well-constituted mind, to rejoice in what is good and to grieve at the opposite (Cicero)|
|est miserorum, ut malevolentes sint atque invideant bonis||it is the tendency of the wretched to be ill-disposed toward and to envy the fortunate (Plautus)|
|esurientes implevit bonis, et divites dimisit inanes||he has filled the hungry with good things, and the rich he has sent away empty (St. Luke 1:53)|
|et mala sunt vicina bonis||there are bad qualities near akin to good (Ovid)|
|ex malis eligere minima||of evils to choose the least (Cicero)|
|ex malis moribus bonæ leges natæ sunt||from bad manners (or morals) good laws have sprung (Coke)|
|Exigo a me non ut optimis par sim, sed ut malis melior||I require myself not to be equal to the best, but to be better than the bad (Seneca)|
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