|certe ignoratio futurorum malorum utilius est quam scientia||it is more advantageous not to know than to know the evils that are coming upon us (Cicero)|
|Accipere quam facere praestat injuriam||It is better to suffer an injustice than to do an injustice|
|accipere quam facere præstat injuriam||it is better to receive than to do an injury (Cicero)|
|adeo facilius est multa facere quam diu||it is much easier to try one’s hand at many things than to concentrate one’s powers on one thing (Quintilian)|
|agere considerate pluris est quam cogitare prudenter||it is of more consequence to act considerately than to think sagely (Cicero)|
|ah!, quam dulce est meminisse||ah!, how sweet it is to remember|
|Amor meus amplior quam verba est.||My love is more than words.|
|an quidquid stultius, quam quos singulos contemnas, eos aliquid putare esse universos?||can there be any greater folly than the respect you pay to men collectively when you despise them individually? (Cicero)|
|anima certe, quia spiritus, in sicco habitare non potest; ideo in sanguine fertur habitare||the soul, which is spirit, cannot dwell in dust; it is carried along to dwell in the blood (St. Augustine)|
|Anima magis est ubi amat, quam ubi animat||The soul is more where it loves, than where it lives.|
|ante ferit, quam flamma micet||it strikes before the flame flickers|
|ante, inquit, cicumspiciendum est, cum quibos edas et bibas, quam quid edas et bibas||he (Epicurus) says that you should rather have regard to the company with whom you eat and drink, than to what you eat and drink (Seneca)|
|artes, scientia, veritas||arts, science, truth (motto of the University of Michigan)|
|bellum magis desierat, quam pax cœperat||it was rather a cessation of war than a beginning of peace (Tacitus)|
|bono vinci satius est quam malo more injuriam vincere||the good would rather suffer defeat than defeat injustice by evil means (Sallust)|
|bonum ego quam beatum me esse nimio dici mavolo||I would rather be called good than well off (Plautus)|
|bonum magis carendo quam fruendo cernitur||that which is good is perceived more strongly in its absence than in its enjoyment|
|Braccae illae virides cum subucula rosea et tunica Caledonia-quam elenganter concinnatur!||Those green pants go so well with that pink shirt and the plaid jacket!|
|canis timidus vehementius latrat quam mordet (pl. canes timidi vehementius latrant quam mordent)||a timid dog barks more violently than it bites (Curtius)|
|Canis timidus vehementius latrat quam mordet.||A timid dog barks more violently than it bites. (Curtius Rufus)|
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