The first is Scottish Gaelic, the second Irish Gaelic. Beware the tyranny of the minority. ~ Indian Proverb You can’t escape death and guests. 7. 14. - He is gone from us, full of years and full of honors (Pliny). He is now in the state of truth, and we are in the state of untruth. Ah, how much futility in the world! - They made a desert and called it peace. But if there is any further injury, then you shall appoint as a penalty life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, burn for burn, wound for wound, bruise for bruise. (grave inscription), Est quaedam flere voluptas - There is a certain pleasure in weeping. Inevitable is yet to happen. Latin is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages. Fortuna vitrea est; tum cum splendet frangitur - Fortune is glass; just when it gleams brightest it shatters (Publilius Syrus). - [that] which is quickly acquired [is] quickly lost. (Said to have been emperor Augustus' last words), - Sinceity is frequently impelled to its own destruction (Phaedrus), - Be at hand, if there is anything more for me to do. A physician is an angel when employed, but a devil when one must pay him. Spanish proverbs reflect the culture, history and philosophies of the various Spanish cultures. – Latin Proverbs; Periclum ex aliis facito tibi quod ex usu siet. "Vivamus, moriendum est." Poverty is death in another form. Death is encroaching on life right now in the forms of sickness, aging, suffering, fear, guilt, anxiety, confusion, boredom and, above all, sin. (Seneca), O curas hominum! If glory comes after death, I'm not in a hurry. which refers to the cleansing power of fire and the ever-repeating cycle of death … One is certain only of death. —Christopher Paolini . Famous Latn Quotes and Words of Wisdom: Latin Phrases, Sayings, Slogans, Mottos etc. The whole world is a dream, and death the interpreter. Inevitable is yet to happen. Zum Todesschlaf ist keiner müde. Even the fear of death is dispelled by music. Still more, death casts a shadow over on this side, on us today.
When fortune deserts us, our friends are nowhere. Translation: May he love tomorrow who has never loved before; And may he who has loved, love tomorrow as well.-Pervigilium Veneris “ (Horace), Eram quod es, eris quod sum - I was what you are, you will be what I am. Death is certain, the hour is not certain. Quod differtur, non aufertur - That which is postponed is not dropped. Non mortem timemus, sed cogitationem mortis. (Latin Proverb) Live your own life, for you will die your own death. - Our life is short but is made longer by misfortunes. (Horace). (a sundial motto), Omnia mors aequat - Death makes all things equal, Pars maior lacrimas ridet et intus habet - You smile at your own tears but keep them in your heart. 1 Corinthians 15:51 - Behold! Ein Heute ist besser als zehn Morgen. Only death is certain. Death snatches away the most deserving, and leaves the wicked. Níl cara ag cumha ach cuimhne. This page lists direct English translations of common Latin phrases, such as vēnī, vīdī, vīcī and et cetera.Some of the phrases are themselves translations of Greek phrases, because Greek rhetoric and literature were greatly esteemed in Ancient Rome when Latin rhetoric and literature were maturing.. Translation: Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow.-Horace, Odes “ cras amet qui nunquam amavit; quique amavit, cras amet. - It is completed (Christ's last words, John, - Slight griefs talk, great ones are speechless. (Cicero). (Terence), Morituri te salutant - Those who are about to die salute you, Mors ultima linea rerum est - Death is everything's final limit. Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself. Tempus edax rerum - Time is the devourer of things, Timor mortis conturbat me - The fear of death confounds me, Troia fuit - Troy has been (but it is no more) (Virgil), Una salus victis nullam sperare salutem - The one safety for the vanquished is to abandon hope of safety (Virgil). "One night," in this context, means the night of our deaths. Mors certa, hora incerta. A fronte praecipitium a tergo lupi - A precipice in front, wolves behind (between a rock and a hard place), Abiit nemine salutato - He went away without bidding anyone farewell, Abyssus abyssum invocat - Hell calls hell; one mistep leads to another, Accensa domo proximi, tua quoque periclitatur - When the house of your neighbor is in flames, your own is in danger, Acclinis falsis animus meliora recusat - The mind intent upon false appearances refuses to admit better things (Horace), Acerrima proximorum odia - The hatred of those most nearly connected is the bitterest of all (Tacit), Acta est fabula, plaudite! O curas hominum! last words, according to F. Bacon), Aequa lege necessitas sortitur insignes et imos, - Fate, by an impartial law, is allotted both to the conspicuous and the obscure (Horace). Old age is not a joy, but death is not a gain. Some may think of Latin as a dead language and of no use to anyone at all. 12 Thought-provoking Spanish Proverbs for Language Learners. 15. O quam cito transit gloria mundi! - We do not fear death, but the thought of death. Sign up to receive new posts by email.