|habent sua fata libelli||books have their own destiny (Terentianus Maurus; also attributed to Horace)|
|desine fata Deum flecti sperare precando||cease to hope that the decrees of Heaven can bend to prayer (Virgil)|
|di irati laneos pedes habent||the gods, when angry, have their feet covered with wool|
|di nos quasi pilas homines habent||the gods treat us mortals like so many balls to play with (Plautus)|
|ducunt volentem fata, nolentem trahunt||fate leads the willing and drags the unwilling (Seneca, after Cleanthes)|
|dum fata fugimus, fata stulti incurrimus||while we flee from our fate, we like fools run into it (Buchanan)|
|enim vero di nos quasi pilas homines habent||truly the gods use us men as footballs (Plautus)|
|etenim omnes artes, quæ ad humanitatem pertinent, habent quoddam commune vinculum, et quasi cognatione quadam inter se continentur||all the arts, which belong to polished life, are held together by some common tie, and connected, as it were, by some intimate relation (Cicero)|
|farrago libelli||the medley of that book of mine (Juvenal)|
|Fata obstant||the Fates oppose (Virgil)|
|Fata viam invenient||the Fates will find a way (Virgil)|
|Fata vocant||the Fates call (Virgil)|
|Fata volentem ducunt, nolentem trahunt||the Fates lead the willing and drag the unwilling|
|ferme fugiendo in media fata ruitur||how often it happens that men fall into the very evils they are striving to avoid (Livy)|
|fugiendo in media sæpe ruitur fata||by fleeing, men often meet the very fate they seek to avoid (Livy)|
|habent insidias hominis blanditiæ mali||under the fair words of a bad man there lurks some treachery (Phædrus)|
|homines, quo plura habent, eo cupiunt ampliora||the more men have, the more they want (Justinian)|
|ilicet infandum cuncti contra omina bellum contra fata deum, perverso numine poscunt||forthwith, against the omens and against the oracles of the gods, all to a man, under an adverse influence, clamor for unholy war (Virgil)|
|interdum lacrimæ pondera vocis habent||even tears at times have the weight of speech (Ovid)|
|nec sidera pacem semper habent||nor is heaven always at peace (Claudian)|
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