|Fortune, when she caresses a man too much, makes him a fool (Publilius Syrus)||Fortuna, nimium quem fovet, stultum facit|
|(fem. pl. dat.) the good fortune, TO WHICH he owed his crown||quibus|
|a bad man, when he pretends to be a good man, is the worst man of all (Publilius Syrus)||malus bonum ubi se simulat, tunc est pessimus|
|a chaste wife acquires an influence over her husband by obeying him (Laberius and Publilius Syrus)||casta ad virum matrona parendo imperat|
|a child of fortune; a favorite son (Horace)||fortunæ filius|
|a digger, ditcher, sapper / fool, boor, clown||fossor|
|a disorderly patient makes the physician cruel (Publilius Syrus)||crudelem medicum intemperans æger facit|
|a drop of good fortune rather than a cask of wisdom||gutta fortunæ præ dolio sapientiæ|
|a friend must not be injured, even in jest (Publilius Syrus)||amicum lædere ne joco quidem licet|
|a good opportunity is seldom presented, and is easily lost (Publilius Syrus)||occasio ægre offertur, facile amittitur|
|A grape changes color in seeing another grape. A bad/good friend makes you a bad/good person||Uva uvam videndo varia fit|
|a great fortune is a great slavery (Seneca)||magna servitus est magna fortuna|
|a great fortune is a great slavery to its owner (Publilius Syrus)||fortuna magna magna domino est servitus|
|a great mind becomes a great fortune (Seneca)||magnam fortunam magnus animus decet|
|a handsome face is a silent recommendation (Liberius; also attributed to Publilius Syrus)||formosa facies muta commendatio est|
|a man can be cured of his lust, but never a fool of his greed (Lucilius)||cupiditas ex homine, cupido ex stulto numquam tollitur|
|a man dies as often as his friends (or loved ones) die (Publilius Syrus)||homo totiens moritur quotiens amittit suos|
|a man is lent, not given, to life (Publilius Syrus)||homo vitæ commodatus non donatus|
|a man ought to be born either a king or a fool (Seneca)||aut regem aut fatuum nasci oportere|
|a man, when angry, is beside himself (Syrus Publilius)||homo extra est corpus suum cum irascitur|
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