|malorum facinorum ministri quasi exprobrantes aspiciuntur||accomplices in evil actions are always regarded as reproaching the deed (Tacitus)|
|animi cultus quasi quidam humanitatis cibus||cultivation is as necessary to the soul as food is to the body (Cicero)|
|augescunt aliæ gentes, aliæ minuuntur inque brevi spatio mutantur sæcula animantum et quasi cursores vitai lampada tradunt||some nations increase, others are reduced, and in a short while the generations of living creatures are changed, and like runners relay the torch of life (Lucretius)|
|certe ignoratio futurorum malorum utilius est quam scientia||it is more advantageous not to know than to know the evils that are coming upon us (Cicero)|
|consuetudo quasi altera natura||habit is as second nature (Cicero)|
|di nos quasi pilas homines habent||the gods treat us mortals like so many balls to play with (Plautus)|
|divine Plato escam malorum appeliat voluptatem, quod ea videlicet homines capiantur, ut pisces hamo||Plato divinely calls pleasure the bait of evil, inasmuch as men are caught by it as fish by a hook (Cicero)|
|effodiuntur opes, irritamenta malorum||riches, the incentives to evil, are dug out of the earth (Ovid)|
|enim vero di nos quasi pilas homines habent||truly the gods use us men as footballs (Plautus)|
|et nomen pacis dulce est et ipsa res salutaris, sed inter pacem et servitutem plurimum interest. Pax est tranquilla libertas, servitus postremum malorum omnium non modo bello, sed morte etiam repellendum||the name of peace is sweet and the thing itself is salutary, but there is a great difference between peace and slavery. Peace is freedom in tranquility, slavery is the worst of all evils, to be resisted not only by war, but even by death (Cicero)|
|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)|
|fons malorum||the origin of evil|
|homo qui erranti comiter monstrat viam, quasi lumen de suo lumine accendit, facit; nihilominus ipsi luceat, cum illi accenderit||the one who kindly shows the way to one who has gone astray, acts as though he had lighted another’s lamp from his own, which both gives light to the other and continues to shine for himself (Cicero)|
|hæc brevis est nostrorum summa malorum||such is the short sum of our evils (Ovid)|
|Ilias malorum||an Iliad of woes|
|jucunda est memoria præteritorum malorum||the recollection of past miseries is pleasant (Cicero)|
|legum ministri magistratus, legum interpretes judices; legum denique idcirco omnes servi sumus, ut liberi esse possimus||the magistrates are the ministers of the laws, the judges their interpreters; we are all, in short, servants of the laws, so that we may be a free people (Cicero)|
|mobilis et varia est ferme natura malorum||misfortunes generally are of a variable and changeable nature (Juvenal)|
|natura ipsa valere, et mentis viribus excitari, et quasi quodam divino spiritu afflari||to be strong by nature, to be urged on by the powers of the mind, and to be inspired, as it were, by a divine spirit (Cicero; said of genius)|
|privilegium est quasi privata lex||privilege is, as it were, private law|
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