|nil posse creari de nilo||nothing can be created of nothing (Lucretius)|
|A posse ad esse||From possibility to actuality|
|ab actu ad posse valet illatio||it is possible to infer the future from the past|
|amicum ita habeas, posse ut fieri hunc inimicum scias||be on such terms with your friend as if you knew that he might one day become your enemy (Laberius)|
|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)|
|ars prima regni posse te invidiam pati||the first art to be learned by a ruler is to endure envy (Seneca)|
|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)|
|desine de quoquam quicquam bene velle mereri, aut aliquem fieri posse putare pium||give up wanting to deserve any thanks from anyone, or thinking that anybody can be grateful (Catullus)|
|et qui nolunt occidere quenquam posse volunt||even those who have no wish to kill anyone, would like to have the power (Juvenal)|
|ex inimico cogita posse fieri amicum||think that you may make a friend of an enemy (Seneca)|
|firmissima convelli non posse||what stands firmest cannot be overthrown|
|gigni de nihilo nihil; in nihilum nil posse reverti||nothing can be produced from nothing; nothing can be returned into nothing (Persius)|
|hoc est vivere bis, vita posse priore frui||it is to live twice, when you can enjoy recalling your former life (Martial)|
|Honor est a Nilo||Honor is from the Nile (anagram for Admiral Horatio Nelson, who won the Battle of the Nile)|
|in posse||In possibility|
|juvenile vitium regere non posse impetum||it is the fault of youth that it cannot govern its own impulses (Seneca)|
|licet quot vis vivendo condere sæcla; mors æterna tamen nilo minus illa manebit||you may live to complete as many generations as you will, nevertheless, that everlasting death will still be waiting (Lucretius)|
|nec fas est, nec posse reor||I deem it neither lawful nor possible|
|nemo (enim) est tam senex qui se annum non putet posse vivere||no one is so old that he does not think it possible to live another year (Cicero)|
|nil igitur fieri de nilo posse fatendum’st||therefore we must conclude that nothing comes from nothing (Lucretius)|
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