|A bad law is no law. (St. Thomas Aquinas)||Lex mala, lex nulla.|
|a man of one book (Thomas Aquinas’s definition of a learned man)||homo unius libri|
|a selection / chosen body / legion||legio|
|Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it. --- Thomas Fuller||Amorem acuit absentia,eum praesentia confirmat|
|among other evils, folly has also this special characteristic, it is always beginning to live (Seneca)||inter cetera mala, hoc quoque habet stultitia proprium, semper incipit vivere|
|as shines the moon among the lesser fires (Horace)||velut inter ignis luna minores|
|beware of the man of one book (adapted from St. Thomas Aquinas)||cave ab homine unius libri|
|chosen for fidelity||pro fide ablectus|
|circumstances do not make a man weak, but they show what manner of man he is (Thomas à Kempis)||occasiones namque hominem fragilem non faciunt, sed qualis sit ostendunt|
|extreme remedies for extreme evils||extremis malis extrema remedia|
|favors injudiciously conferred I reckon evils (Cicero)||benefacta male locata, malefacta arbitror|
|for man proposes, but God disposes (Thomas à Kempis)||nam homo proponit, sed Deus disponit|
|Glory be to the Father (the “lesser doxology”)||Gloria Patri|
|he has chosen||elegit|
|he is better equipped for life, as for swimming, who has the lesser to carry (Apuleius)||ad vivendum velut ad natandum is melior qui onere liberior|
|how does it happen, Mæcenas, that no one lives content with the lot that either reason has chosen for him or chance has thrown in his way; but that he praises the fortune of those who follow other pursuits? (Horace)||qui fit, Mæcenas, ut nemo, quam sibi sortem seu ratio dederit, seu fors objecerit, illa contentus vivat; laudet diversa sequentes?|
|how often it happens that men fall into the very evils they are striving to avoid (Livy)||ferme fugiendo in media fata ruitur|
|I fear the man of one book (St. Thomas Aquinas)||timeo hominem unius libri|
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