|Vita brevis, ars lunga||Life is short, art is long|
|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)|
|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)|
|Ars longa, vita brevis est. (Hippocrates)||Art is long, life is short.|
|at vindicta bonum vita jucundius ipsa; nempe hoc indocti||but revenge is a blessing sweeter than life itself; or so rude men feel (Juvenal)|
|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|
|Brevis ipsa vita est sed malis fit longior||Our life is short but is made longer by misfortunes. (Publilius Syrus)|
|brevis ipsa vita est sed malis fit longior (also, brevis ipsa vita est sed longior malis)||life itself is short but evils make it longer (Publilius Syrus)|
|brevis voluptas mox doloris est parens||short-lived pleasure is the parent of pain|
|brevis, breve||brief, short|
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