|feriunt summis fulmina (or fulgura) montes||lightning strikes the mountain tops|
|altera manu scabunt, altera feriunt||they tickle with one hand and smite with the other|
|bruta fulmina et vana||thunderbolts that strike blindly and in vain (Pliny the Elder)|
|ima permutat brevis hora summis||but one short hour will change the lot of the highest and of the lowest (Seneca)|
|Jupiter in multos temeraria fulmina torquet, qui pœnem culpa non meruere pati||Jupiter hurls his reckless thunderbolts against many who have not by guilt deserved such punishment (Ovid)|
|modestia famæ neque summis mortalibus spernenda est||fame, modestly courted, is not to be despised by persons of the highest character (Tacitus)|
|montes auri pollicens||promising mountains of gold (Terence)|
|noscenda est mensura sui spectandaque rebus in summis minimisque||a man should know his own measure, and have regard to it in the smallest matters as well as the greatest (Juvenal)|
|Parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus||Mountains will be in labour, and an absurd mouse will be born. (all that work and nothing to show for it)|
|Parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus||Mountains will be in labour, and an ridiculous mouse will be born (So much work and the result is ridiculous)|
|parturiunt montes, nascetur ridiculus mus||the mountains are in labor, a ridiculous mouse will be born (Horace, said of works that promise much at the outset but yield little in the end)|
|paupertatem summis ingeniis obesse, ne provehantur||poverty hinders the greatest talents from advancing|
|si quoties homines peccant sua fulmina mittat Jupiter, exiguo tempore inermis erit||if Jupiter hurled his thunderbolt as often as men sinned, he would soon be out of thunderbolts (Ovid)|
|sæpius ventis agitatur ingens pinus, et celsæ graviore casu decidunt turres, feriuntque summos fulmina (or fulgura) montes||the huge pine is more frequently shaken by the winds, high towers fall with a heavier crash, and it is the mountain tops that the thunderbolts strike (Horace)|
|valet ima summis mutare, et insignem attenuat Deus, obscura promens||God can change the lowest into the highest, can extinguish the proud, and bring the obscure into prominence (Horace)|
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