|beneficium accipere libertatem vendere est||to accept a favor is to sell one’s liberty (Publilius Syrus and Laberius)|
|Accipere quam facere praestat injuriam||It is better to suffer an injustice than to do an injustice|
|accipere quam facere præstat injuriam||it is better to receive than to do an injury (Cicero)|
|beneficium||benefit, favor, service, privilege, right|
|beneficium dignis ubi des, omnes obliges||where you confer a benefit on those worthy of it, you confer a favor on all (Publilius Syrus)|
|beneficium invito non datur||no benefit can be conferred upon one who will not accept it|
|beneficium non est, cujus sine rubore meminisse non possum||a favor that a person cannot recall without a blush is not a favor (Seneca)|
|beneficium non in eo quot fit aut datur consistit sed in ipso dantis aut facientis animo||a benefit consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer (Seneca)|
|eloquentia, alumna licentiæ, quam stulti libertatem vocabant||eloquence, the foster-child of license, which fools call liberty (Tacitus)|
|eodem animo beneficium debetur, quo datur||a benefit is estimated according to the mind of the giver (Seneca)|
|Fabius Verrucosus beneficium ab homine duro aspere datum, panem lapidosum vocabat||Fabius Verrucosus called a favor roughly bestowed by a hard man bread made of stone (Seneca)|
|fumos vendere||to sell smoke (Martial)|
|gratum hominem semper beneficium delectat; ingratum semel||a kindness is always delightful to a grateful person; to the ungrateful, only at the time of its receipt (Seneca)|
|inopi beneficium bis dat, qui dat celeriter||the one who gives quickly gives a double benefit to the needy (Publilius Syrus and Seneca)|
|jucundiorem autem faciet libertatem servitutis recordatio||liberty is made even more precious by the recollection of servitude (Cicero)|
|malim inquietam libertatem quam quietum servitium||I would rather have a restless liberty than a quiet slavery|
|munus, beneficium, officium||service|
|non esse consuetudinem populi Romani, ullam accipere ab hoste armato conditionem||it is not the custom of the Roman people to accept terms from an armed enemy (Julius Cæsar)|
|pauci libertatem, pars magna justos dominos volunt||few men desire liberty; the majority are satisfied with a just master (Sallust)|
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