|Acceptissima semper munera sunt, auctor quae pretiosa facit||Those gifts are always the most acceptable which our love for the donor makes precious. --- Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]|
|acceptissima semper munera sunt, auctor quæ pretiosa facit||those gifts are always the most acceptable that owe their value to the giver (Ovid)|
|accipiunt leges, populus quibus legibus exlex||they consent to laws that place the people outside the law (Lucilius)|
|Ad praesens ova cras pullis sunt meliora||Eggs today are better than chickens tomorrow (A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush)|
|ad præsens ova cras pullis sunt meliora||eggs today are better than chickens tomorrow (i.e., a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush)|
|aliena vitia in oculis habemus, a tergo nostra sunt||the vices of others we have before our eyes, our own are behind our backs (Seneca)|
|amantes sunt amentes||lovers are lunatics (Terence)|
|Amantes sunt amentes||Lovers are lunatics. --- Terence [Publius Terentius Afer]|
|Arguit, arguito: quicquid probat ilia, probato: Quod dicet, dicas: quod negat ilia, neges. Riserit, arride: si flebit, flere memento; Imponat leges vultibus ilia tuis||To a lover. Blame, if she blames; but if she praises, praise. What she denies, deny; say what she says. Laugh, if she smiles; but if she weeps, then weep, And let your looks with hers their motions keep. --- Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]|
|atria regum hominibus plena sunt, amicis vacua||the courts of kings are full of men, empty of friends (Seneca)|
|Aurea nunc vere sunt saecula; plurimus auto Venit honos; auro concilatur amor||Truly now is the golden age; the highest honour comes by means of gold; by gold love is procured. --- Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]|
|aurea nunc vere sunt sæcula; plurimus auro venit honos; auro conciliatur amor||the age we live in is the true age of gold; by gold men attain to the highest honor and win even love (Ovid)|
|Balaenae nobis conservandae sunt!||Save the whales!|
|beneficia usque eo læta sunt dum videntur exsolvi posse; ubi multum antevenere, pro gratia odium redditur||benefits are acceptable, while the receiver thinks he may return them; but once exceeding that, hatred is given instead of thanks (i.e., no one wants to be indebted for a favor that is greater than can be repaid) (Tacitus)|
|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)|
|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)|
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