Рефераты. Латинские пословицы (с английским переводом)

Латинские пословицы (с английским переводом)

|Acta est fabula. |Drama has been acted out. |

|(August) | |

|Ad augusta per |To high places by narrow roads. |

|angusta. | |

|Ad hoc. |Exactly for that. Also: Not prearranged, |

| |informal. |

|Ad honorem. |In honor. Honor not baring any material |

| |advantage. |

|Ad libitum. |Freely. Without restraint, as desired. |

|Alea iacta est. (Julius|The die is cast. The decision has been made. |

|Caesar) | |

|Alter ego. (Zeno) |Another I. Soul mate, close friend. |

|Alter ipse amicus. |A friend is another self. |

|Ars gratia artis. |Art for art's sake. Art has its own sense. |

|Audiatur et altera |Let us hear the opposite side! |

|pars! | |

|Carpe diem. (Horace) |Seize the day. |

|Cogito, ergo sum. |I think, therefore I am. |

|(Descartes) | |

|Conditio sine qua non. |Condition that cannot (be done) without. |

| |Essential condition. |

|Corpus delicti. |The body of a crime. The facts of a crime. |

|Cum grano salis. (Pliny|With a grain of salt. Take something not |

|the Elder) |literally, with due consideration. |

|Curriculum vitae. |The run of life. |

|De facto. |In fact. |

|De iure. |By law. According to law. |

|De gustibus non est |Tastes are not to be argued. |

|dispuntandum. | |

|Dimidium facti qui |He who has begun has the job half done. |

|coepit habet. |(Horace) |

|Divide et impera. |Part and rule. Roman maxima of ruling the |

| |subdued nations. |

|Dulcius ex asperis. |Through difficulty, sweetness. |

|Dum spiro, spero. |As long as I breathe, I hope. |

|(Cicero) | |

|Dura lex, sed lex. |The law is hard, but it is law. |

|Eram quod es, eris quod|I was what you are, you will be what I am. |

|sum. |(grave inscription) |

|Errare humanum est. |It is human to make a mistake. |

|(Seneca) | |

|Et tu, Brute! (Julius |You too, Brutus! Even you have betrayed me! |

|Caesar) | |

|Eventus stultorum |Events are the teacher of the stupid persons. |

|magister. | |

|Ex abrupto. |Without preparation. |

|Ex cathedra. |From the chair. With authority (without |

| |argumentation). |

|Ex gratia. |By moral (not legal) obligation. |

|Ex libris. |From the library (of). |

|Exempli gratia. (e.g.) |For example. |

|Faber quisque fortunae |Each man (is) the maker of his own fortune. |

|suae. | |

|Facta, non verba! |Deeds, not words! |

|Falsus in uno, falsus |False in one thing, false in all. |

|in omnibus. | |

|Festina lente! |Rush slowly! Do not hasten! |

|Fiat justitia, ruat |Let justice be done, even though the heavens |

|caelum. |collapse. |

|Fortes Fortuna adjuvat.|Fortune aids the brave. |

|(Terence) | |

|Gutta cavat lapidem |The water drop drills stone (not by the force, |

|(non vi, sed |but by falling often). The endurance can |

|saepe cadendo). (Ovid) |overcome the obstacle even without the force. |

|Historia est vitae |The history is the tutor of life. |

|magistra. | |

|Homines, dum docent, |While men teach they learn. (Seneca) |

|discunt. | |

|Homo homini lupus. |Man is a wolf to man. |

|(Plautus) | |

|Homo sum, humani nihil |I am human, therefore nothing human is strange |

|a me alienum puto. |to me. |

|In medias res. |In the midst of things. |

|In medio stat virtus. |Virtue stands in the middle. |

|(Horace) | |

|In memoriam. |In memory (of). |

|In vino veritas. |The truth is in wine. A drunk person tells the |

| |truth. |

|Inter caecos regnat |Among blinds the squinting rules. |

|strabo. (Erasmus) | |

|Lapsus linguae. |Error of the tongue. |

|Lapsus memoriae. |Error of the memory. |

|Manus manum lavat. |One hand washes the other. The favor for the |

|(Petronius) |favor. |

|Mea culpa. |By my guilt. |

|Mens sana in corpore |A sound mind in a sound body. (Juvenalis) |

|sano. | |

|Nemo sine vitio est. |No one is without fault. (Seneca the Elder) |

|Nil novi sub sole. |Nothing new under the sun. |

|(Bible) | |

|Nomen est omen. |The name is the sign. |

|Non omne quod nitet |Not everything that is shining is gold. |

|aurum est. | |

|Non plus ultra! |Nothing above that! |

|Non uno die Roma |Rome was not built in one day. |

|aedificata est. | |

|Nosce te ipsum! |Know thyself. |

|Nota bene. |Observe carefully. |

|Occasio aegre offertur,|Opportunity is offered with difficulty, lost |

|facile amittitur. |with ease. |

|(Publius Syrus) | |

|Omnia vincit amor. |Love conquers all. |

|Panem et circenses. |Bread and circuses. Food and games to keep |

|(Juvenalis) |people happy. |

|Parva scintilla saepe |The small sparkle often initiates a large |

|magnam |flame. |

|flamam excitat. | |

|Pecunia non olit. |Money doesn't stink. |

|Pede poena claudo. |Punishment comes limping. Retribution comes |

|(Horace) |slowly, but surely. |

|Per aspera ad astra. |Through the thorns to the stars. |

|Persona non grata. |An unwelcome person. |

|Post tenebras lux. |After darkness, light. |

|Primus inter pares. |First among equals. |

|Quae nocent, saepe |What hurts, often instructs. One learns by |

|docent. |bitter/adverse experience. |

|Qui multum habet, plus |He who has much desires more. (Seneca) |

|cupit. | |

|Quid pro quo. |Something for something. A reciprocal exchange,|

| |something given in compensation, esp. an |

| |advantage. |

|Quod erat |What was to be demonstrated.. |

|demonstrandum. | |

|Quod licet Iovi non |What Jupiter (supreme God) is allowed to do, |

|licet bovi. |cattle (people) are not. |

|Quod natura non sunt |What is natural cannot be bad. |

|turpia. | |

|Repetitio est mater |Repeating is the mother of learning. |

|studiorum. | |

|Scio me nihil scire. |I know that I know nothing. Certain knowledge |

|(Socrates) |cannot be obtained. |

|Si Deus pro nobis quis |If God is with us who is against us. |

|contra nos. | |

|Si vis pacem, para |If you want peace, prepare for the war. |

|bellum. Vegetius | |

|Si sapis, sis apis. |If you are wise, be a bee. |

|Sic transit gloria |Thus passes the glory of the world. |

|mundi. | |

|Sine die. |Without a date. Without a date limit. Unknown |

| |period of time. |

|Sol omnibus lucet. |The sun shines upon all. |

|(Petronius) | |

|Status quo. |The present state of affairs. |

|Summum ius, summa |Highest law, greatest injustice. |

|iniuria. | |

|Tabula rasa. |A clean slate. Person that knows nothing. |

|Tempora mutantur, et |Times are changing, and we are changing within |

|nos mutamur |them. |

|in illis. (Ovid) | |

|Tempus fugit. |Times run. |

|Ubi bene, ibi patria. |Where you feel good, there is your home. |

|Ubi concordia, ibi |Where is the unity, there is the victory. |

|victoria. | |

|Vade mecum. |Come with me. A constant companion. |

|Varietas delectat. |The diversity is delighting. |

|Veni, vidi, vici! |I came, I saw, I conquered. Easy |

|(Julius Caesar) |accomplishment. |

|Verba movent, exempla |Words move people, examples compel them. Deeds,|

|trahunt. |not words, give the example. |

|Verba volant, scripta |The words fly away, the writings remain. |

|manent. | |

|Veritas numquam perit. |Truth never perishes. |

|(Seneca) | |

|Vice versa. |Turn in place. The other way round. |

|Vis maior. |Higher force. |

|Vitam regit fortuna, |Fortune, not wisdom, rules lives. (Cicero) |

|non sapientia. | |

|Vivere disce, cogita |Learn to live; Remember death. |

|mori. | |

|Vox populi, vox Dei. |The voice of the people is the voice of God. |

| |Public opinion is obligatory. |

|Vulnerant omnes, ultima|Every (hour) wounds, the last kills. |

|necat. | |

|Vulpem pilum mutat, non|A fox may change its hair, not its tricks. |

|mores. | |

Масолова Елена, школа 1257.

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