|desinit in piscem mulier formosa superne||a woman elegantly formed above, ending in nothing but a fish (i.e., a mermaid, but applied to literary works that begin with much promise but end in great disappointment) (Horace)|
|aperte mala cum est mulier, tum demum est bona||when a woman is openly bad, she then is at the best (i.e., open dishonesty is preferable to concealed hypocrisy)|
|Aut amat, aut odit mulier: nil est tertium||A woman either hates or loves: there is nothing in between. --- Publius [Publilius Syrus]|
|aut formosa fores minus, aut minus improba vellem. Non facit ad mores tam bona forma malos||I would that you were either less beautiful, or less corrupt. Such perfect beauty does not suit such imperfect morals (Ovid)|
|formosa facies muta commendatio est||a handsome face is a silent recommendation (Liberius; also attributed to Publilius Syrus)|
|formosa virgo est; dotis dimidium vocant isti, qui dotes neglegunt uxorias||the girl is pretty; this is half the dowry, say those men who are not interested in a dowry (Lucius Afranius)|
|mulier cupido quod dicit amanti, in vento et rapida scribere oportet aqua||what a woman says to an ardent lover ought to be written on the winds and in the swiftly flowing water (Catullus)|
|Mulier cupido quod dicit amanti, In vento et rapida scribere oportet aqua||What a woman says to her fond lover should be written on air or the swift water. --- Catullus [Gaius Valerius Catullus]|
|mulier profecto nata est ex ipsa mora||woman is surely born of tardiness itself (Plautus)|
|mulier quæ sola cogitat male cogitat||the thoughts of a woman when alone tend toward mischief|
|mulier recte olet ubi nihil olet||a woman smells sweetest when she smells not at all (Plautus)|
|Mulier taceat in ecclesia||Let the woman be silent in church. (Paul)|
|mulier, mulieris, f.||woman|
|nil temere uxori de servis crede querenti; sæpe etenim mulier quem conjux diligit, odit||do not rashly believe a wife who complains of servants; for often the wife hates those whom the husband prefers (Dionysius Cato)|
|piscem natare docere||to teach a fish how to swim|
|pulchra mulier nuda erit quam purpurata pulchrior||a beautiful woman is more beautiful undressed than dressed in fine purple (Plautus)|
|quicquid cœpit, et desinit||whatever begins also ends (Seneca)|
|quod commune cum alio est, desinit esse proprium||what we share with another ceases to be our own (Quintilian)|
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