|jus summum sæpe summa malitia est||extreme law (or justice) is often extreme wrong (Terence)|
|ad summum||to the highest point|
|aliena opprobria sæpe absterrent vitiis||we are often deterred from crime by the disgrace of others (Horace)|
|alter rixatur de lana sæpe caprina propugnat nugis armatus||another frequently disputes about goat’s wool and rises in arms for trifles (Horace)|
|amor Dei et proximi summa beatitudo||the love of God and our neighbor is the highest happiness|
|bonum summum quo tendimus omnes||that supreme good to which we all aspire (Lucretius)|
|casus quem sæpe transit, aliquando invenit||chance (or misfortune) will at some time or another find the one whom it has often passed by (Publilius Syrus)|
|deliberando sæpe perit occasio||an opportunity (or occasion) is often lost through deliberation (Publilius Syrus)|
|Deus est summum bonum||God is the greatest good|
|e tenui casa sæpe vir magnus exit||a great man often steps forth from a humble cottage|
|et jam summa procul villarum culmina fumant, majoresque cadunt altis de montibus umbræ||and now the cottage roofs yonder smoke, and the shadows fall longer from the mountain tops (Virgil)|
|ex parvis sæpe magnarum momenta rerum pendent||events of great consequence often spring from trifling circumstances (Livy)|
|festinare nocet, nocet et cunctatio sæpe; tempore quæque suo qui facit, ille sapit||it is bad to hurry, and delay is often as bad; the wise person is the one who does everything in its proper time (Ovid)|
|formosos sæpe inveni pessimos, et turpi facie multos cognovi optimos||I have often found good-looking people to be very base, and I have known many ugly people most estimable (Phædrus)|
|fugiendo in media sæpe ruitur fata||by fleeing, men often meet the very fate they seek to avoid (Livy)|
|gutta cavat lapidem, non vi, sed sæpe cadendo||the drop hollows the stone, not by force but by constant dripping (Ovid)|
|hæc brevis est nostrorum summa malorum||such is the short sum of our evils (Ovid)|
|ignoscito sæpe alteri nunquam tibi||forgive others often, yourself never|
|imperium cupientibus nihil medium inter summa et præcipitia||in the struggle between those seeking power there is no middle course (Tacitus)|
|ingenium mala sæpe movent||misfortunes often stir up genius (Ovid)|
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