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If you strike the goads with your fists, your hands suffer most.
[Lat., Si stimulos pugnis caedis manibus plus dolet.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He is of the race of the mushroom; he covers himself altogether
with his head.
[Lat., Fungino genere est; capite se totum tegit.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Besides that, when elsewhere the harvest of wheat is most
abundant, there it comes up less by one-fourth than what you have
sowed. There, methinks, it were a proper place for men to sow
their wild oats, where they would not spring up.
[Lat., Post id, frumenti quum alibi messis maxima'st
Tribus tantis illi minus reddit, quam obseveris.
Heu! istic oportet obseri mores malos,
Si in obserendo possint interfieri.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The stronger always succeeds.
[Lat., Plus potest qui plus valet.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Bell never rings of itself; unless some one handles or moves
it it is dumb.
[Lat., Nunquam aedepol temere tinniit tintinnabulum;
Nisi quis illud tractat aut movet, mutum est, tacet.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You will stir up the hornets.
[Lat., Irritabis crabones.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If anything is spoken in jest, it is not fair to turn it to
earnest.
[Lat., Si quid dictum est per jocum,
Non aequum est id te serio praevortier.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I trust no rich man who is officiously kind to a poor man.
[Lat., Nemini credo, qui large blandus est dives pauperi.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He who seeks for gain, must be at some expense.
[Lat., Necesse est facere sumptum, qui quaerit lucrum.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Flame is very near to smoke.
[Lat., Flamma fumo est proxima.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
That man is worthless who knows how to receive a favor, but not
how to return one.
[Lat., Nam improbus est homo qui beneficium scit sumere et
reddere nescit.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I suspect that hunger was my mother.
[Lat., Famem fuisse suspicor matrem mihi.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You love a nothing when you love an ingrate.
[Lat., Nihil amas, cum ingratum amas.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To love is human, it is also human to forgive.
[Lat., Humanum amare est, humanum autem ignoscere est.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I count him lost, who is lost to shame.
[Lat., Nam ego illum periisse duco, cui quidem periit pudor.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Disgrace is immortal, and living even when one thinks it dead.
[Lat., Hominum immortalis est infamia;
Etiam tum vivit, cum esse credas mortuam.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I esteem death a trifle, if not caused by guilt.
[Lat., Dum ne ob male facta peream, parvi aestimo.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nothing is more wretched that the mind of a man conscious of
guilt.
[Lat., Nihil est miserius quam animus hominis conscius.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Because those, who twit others with their faults, should look at
home.
[Lat., Quia, qui alterum incusat probi, eum ipsum se intueri
oportet.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Modesty becomes a young man.
[Lat., Adolescentem verecundum esse decet.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For enemies carry about slander not in the form in which it took
its rise. . . . The scandal of men is everlasting; even then does
it survive when you would suppose it to be dead.More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Your tittle-tattlers, and those who listen to slander, by my good
will should all be hanged--the former by their tongues, the
latter by the ears.
[Lat., Homines qui gestant, quique auscultant crimina,
Si meo arbitratu liceat, omnes pendeant,
Gestores linguis, auditores auribus.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If you speak insults you will hear them also.
[Lat., Contumelian si dices, audies.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Enemies carry a report in form different from the original.
[Lat., Nam inimici famam non ita ut nata est ferunt.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Feast to-day makes fast to-morrow.
[Lat., Festo die si quid prodegeris,
Profesto egere liceat nisi peperceris.]More Plautus Plautus) [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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