|summa sedes non capit duos||the highest seat does not hold two|
|amor Dei et proximi summa beatitudo||the love of God and our neighbor is the highest happiness|
|aquila non capit muscas||an eagle does not catch flies|
|duos qui sequitur lepores neutrum capit||the one who follows two hares is sure to catch neither|
|estne Dei sedes nisi terra, et pontus, et aër, et cœlum, et virtus? Superos quid quærimus ultra? Jupiter est, quodcunque vides, quodcunque moveris||has God a dwelling other than earth and sea and air and heaven and virtue? Why do we seek the gods beyond? Whatever you see, wherever you go, there is Jupiter (Lucan)|
|et jam summa procul villarum culmina fumant, majoresque cadunt altis de montibus umbræ||and now the cottage roofs yonder smoke, and the shadows fall longer from the mountain tops (Virgil)|
|Gladiator in arena consilium capit||The gladiator is formulating his plan in the arena (i.e., too late) (Seneca)|
|gladiator in arena consilium capit||the gladiator takes counsel in the arena (i.e., he asks for advice after it is too late to heed it)|
|hæc brevis est nostrorum summa malorum||such is the short sum of our evils (Ovid)|
|imperium cupientibus nihil medium inter summa et præcipitia||in the struggle between those seeking power there is no middle course (Tacitus)|
|invidiam, tanquam ignem, summa petere||envy, like fire, always makes for the highest points (Livy)|
|jacet ecce Tibullus, vix manet e toto parva quod urna capit||see, here Tibullus lies, of all that he was there hardly remains enough to fill a little urn (Ovid)|
|jam summa procul villarum culmina fumant||now the high tops of the far-off villas send forth their smoke (Virgil)|
|jus summum sæpe summa malitia est||extreme law (or justice) is often extreme wrong (Terence)|
|lex est ratio summa insita in natura, quæ jubet ea, quæ facienda sunt, prohibetque contraria||law is the highest reason implanted in nature, which commands what ought to be done and forbids what is contrary (Cicero)|
|libera Fortunæ mors est; capit omnia tellus quæ genuit||death is not subject to Fortune; the earth holds everything that she ever brought forth (Lucan)|
|multos in summa pericula misit venturi timor ipse mali||the mere apprehension of coming evil has driven many into positions of great peril|
|ne Hercules quidem contra duos||not even Hercules could contend against two at once|
|non in caro nidore voluptas summa, sed in teipso est, tu pulmentaria quære sundando||the pleasure [of eating] does not lie in the costly flavor, but in yourself; seek the relish, therefore, from hard exercise (Horace)|
|Noster amor vero capit arma, et quas tibi tempus Surripiet vires inseret ille novas||And all in war with Time for love of you, As he takes from you, I engraft you new. --- William Shakespeare|
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