|Brevis ipsa vita est sed malis fit longior||Our life is short but is made longer by misfortunes. (Publilius Syrus)|
|ampliat ætatis spatium sibi vir bonus; hoc est vivere bis vita posse priore frui||the good man extends the terms of his life; it is to live twice to be able to enjoy one’s former life (Martial)|
|ardeat ipsa licet, tormentis gaudet amantis||though she is aflame herself, she takes joy in the torments of her lover (Juvenal)|
|ardua cervix, argumtumque caput, brevis alvos, obessaque terga, luxuriatque toris animosum pectus||his neck is high and erect, his head replete with intelligence, his belly short, his back full, and his proud chest swells with hard muscles (Virgil)|
|Ars longa, vita brevis||„Art is long, life is short." The Latin translation by Horace of a phrase from Hippocrates.|
|Ars longa, vita brevis||Art (work) is long, but life is short|
|ars longa, vita brevis||art is long, life is short (adapted from Hippocrates)|
|at vindicta bonum vita jucundius ipsa; nempe hoc indocti||but revenge is a blessing sweeter than life itself; or so rude men feel (Juvenal)|
|aut nihil est sensus animis a morte relictum aut mors ipsa nihil||either the soul feels nothing after death, or death itself is nothing (Lucan)|
|bona malis paria non sunt, etiam pari numero; nec lætitia ulla minimo mœrore pensanda||the blessings of life do not equal its ills, even when of equal number; nor can any pleasure, however intense, compensate for even the slightest pain (Pliny the Elder)|
|bonis nocet quisquis pepercerit malis||he hurts the good who spares the bad (Publilius Syrus)|
|bonis vel malis avibus||under good or evil auspices|
|bonæ leges malis ex moribus proceantur||good laws grow out of evil acts (Macrobius)|
|Brevior saltare cum deformibus mulieribus est vita||Life is too short to dance with ugly women|
|Brevior saltare cum deformibus viris est vita||Life is too short to dance with ugly men|
|brevis||short, small, brief|
|brevis a natura nobis vita data est; at memoria bene redditæ vitæ est sempiterna||the life given to us by nature is short; but the memory of a well-spent life is eternal (Cicero)|
|brevis esse laboro, obscurus fio||in trying to be concise, I become obscure (Horace)|
|Brevis esse latoro obscurus fio||When I try to be brief, I speak gobbledegook|
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