|miseram pacem vel bello bene mutari||an unhappy peace may be profitably exchanged for war (Tacitus)|
|accipe nunc, victus tenuis quid quantaque secum afferat. In primis valeas bene||now learn what and how great benefit a moderate diet brings with it. Before all, you will enjoy good health (Horace)|
|adjuvat in bello pacatæ ramus olivæ||in war the olive branch of peace is of use (Ovid)|
|Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, miserere nobis, dona nobis pacem||Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, have mercy on us, grant us peace (from the Catholic Mass)|
|ante senectutem curavi ut bene viverem, in senectute (curo) ut bene moriar; bene autem mori est libenter mori||before old age I took care to live well; in old age I take care to die well; but to die well is to die willingly (Seneca)|
|arma tuentur pacem||arms maintain peace|
|Armis Exposcere Pacem||They demanded peace by force of arms. (An inscription seen on medals)|
|Astra non mentiuntur, sed astrologi bene mentiuntur de astris||The stars never lie, but the astrologs lie about the stars|
|auferre, trucidare, rapere, falsis nominibus imperium, atque; ubi solitudinem faciunt, pacem appellant||to rob, to ravage, to murder, in their imposing language, are the arts of civil policy. Where they have made the world a desert, they call it peace (Tacitus)|
|b.v. (bene vale)||farewell|
|bene||melioroptimewell, better, best|
|bene agendo nunquam defessus||never weary of doing good (after Galatians 6:9)|
|bene dissere est finis logices||to dispute well the chief end of logic|
|bene dormit, qui non sentit quod male dormiat||he sleeps well who is not conscious that he sleeps ill|
|bene est cui Deus obtulit parca quod satis est manu||well for him to whom God has given enough with a sparing hand|
|bene est tentare||it is as well to try|
|Bene legere saecla vincere||To read well is to master the ages. (Professor Isaac Flagg)|
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