|esse quam videri bonus malebat; ita quo minus petebat gloriam, eo magis illum sequebatur||he chose to be good rather than to seem good; and so, the less he strove for fame, the closer it followed after him (Sallust)|
|a diis quidem immortalibus quæ potest homini major esse pœna, furore atque dementia?||what greater punishment can the immortal gods inflict upon man than madness or insanity? (Cicero)|
|A posse ad esse||From possibility to actuality|
|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)|
|acer et vehemens bonus orator||a good orator is pointed and impassioned (Cicero)|
|Ad maiorem dei gloriam (AMDG)||For the greater glory of God|
|ad majorem Dei gloriam (A.M.D.G.)||to the greater glory of God (motto of the Society of Jesus, the Jesuits)|
|adde quod ingenuas didicisse fideliter artes emollit mores nec sinit esse feros||add the fact that to have studied faithfully the liberal arts softens behavior, not allowing it to be savage (Ovid)|
|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)|
|Adeo ne hominem immutare ex amor, ut non cognoscas eundem esse||Is it possible that a man can be so changed by love, that you could not recognize him to be the same? --- Terence [Publius Terentius Afer]|
|adeone homines immutari ex amore, ut non cognoscas eundem esse?||that a person should be so changed by love, as not to be known again as the same person? (Terence)|
|adolescentem verecundum esse decet||it becomes a young man to be modest (Plautus)|
|Aegroto, dum anima est, spes esse dicitur||It is said that for a sick man, there is hope as long as there is life|
|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|
|aliquando bonus dormitat Homerus||sometimes even the good Homer nods off (Horace)|
|aliquis non debet esse judex in propria causa||no one should be a judge in his own cause|
|alterius non sit qui suus esse potest||let no man be slave of another who can be his own master (motto of Paracelsus)|
|Amans semper, quod timet, esse putat||A lover always believes it to be as he fears. --- Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]|
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