Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Latin LOLCat: Nature

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. The words are adapted from Cicero. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Natura rerum omnium mater.

Nature is the mother of all things.


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Latin LOLCat: Enemy

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. This is one of the sayings of Publilius Syrus. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Cum inimico nemo in gratiam tuto redit.

No one safely returns into good favor with an enemy.


Monday, August 25, 2014

Poster: A Fool and His Money



A fool and his money are soon parted.
(English proverb)


The source for the proverb is English Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases by William Carew Hazlitt (Google Books). The poster is made with AutoMotivator. The image is The Cardsharps by Caravaggio at Wikipedia.

Latin LOLCat: One Soul

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. The saying is adapted from Aristotle. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Amicus est unus animus in duobus corporibus.

A friend is one soul in two bodies.


Sunday, August 24, 2014

Latin LOLCat: Laughable or Lamentable

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Aut ridenda omnia aut flenda sunt.

All things are either laughable or lamentable.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Poster: Running Away



He that fights and runs away may live to fight another day.
(English proverb)


The source for this rhyming proverb is English Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases by William Carew Hazlitt (Google Books). The poster is made with AutoMotivator. The image is at Cheezburger

Latin LOLCat: Enough

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. You can see a quite different visual interpretation in this 16th-century French emblem. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Ex parvo satis.

From little, enough.


Friday, August 22, 2014

Latin LOLCat: Number One

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. The words are from the Roman comic playwright Terence. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Primus sum egomet mihi.

I am my own Number One.


Thursday, August 21, 2014

Latin LOLCat: The Art You Know

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. The Latin word "ars" embraces a whole range of meanings: art, skill, knowledge, and even character. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Quam quisque novit artem, eam exerceat.

Let each one practice the art which he has learned.