|Life is not a bowl of cherries, or, literally, Fire tests gold; adversity tests strong men||Ignis aurum probat, miseria fortes viros|
|(fem. pl. abl) A life is enriched BY THESE (friendships)||his|
|(fem. pl. abl) A life is enriched BY THESE (friendships)||illis|
|(fig.) while there is life there is hope||nulli desperandum, quamdiu spirat|
|a fire is difficult to ward off when the neighboring house is in flames (Ovid)||proximus a tectis ignis defenditur ægre|
|a fire, if neglected, always gathers in strength (Horace)||neglecta solent incendia sumere vires|
|a foolish fire (i.e., specious words; a will-o’-the-wisp)||ignis fatuus (pl. ignes fatui)|
|a friend is the solace of life||amicus vitæ solatium|
|a great fire, unless you feed it, spends its rage in vain (Virgil)||magnus sine viribus ignis incassum furit|
|a life of peace, purity, and refinement leads to a calm and untroubled old age (Cicero)||est etiam quiete et pure et eleganter actæ ætatis placida ac lenis senectus|
|a life without purpose is an aimless one (Seneca)||vita sine proposito vaga est|
|a man is lent, not given, to life (Publilius Syrus)||homo vitæ commodatus non donatus|
|a monument is an unnecessary expense; our memory will endure if we have earned it by our life (Pliny the Younger)||impensa monumenti supervacua est; memoria nostra durabit si vita meruimus|
|a quiet journey in the untrodden paths of life (Horace)||secretum iter et fallentis semita vitæ|
|A reminder of life (literally remember that you have to live)||Memento vivere|
|a short term on earth is long enough for a good and honorable life (Cicero)||breve tempus ætatis satis est longum ad bene honesteque vivendum|
|a strong shield is the safety of leaders||forte scutum, salus ducum|
|a well-prepared heart hopes in adversity and fears in prosperity for a change of fortune (Horace)||sperat infestis, metuit secundis alteram (ad) sortem bene præparatum pectus|
|a wise man is better than a strong one||vir sapiens forti melior|
|able, mighty, powerful, strong||potens|
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