Saturday, August 30, 2014

Poster: Learned



A learned man has his treasure about him.
(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 at Cheezburger.

Latin LOLCat: The Sun

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

Sol efficit ut omnia floreant.

The sun makes all things flourish.


Friday, August 29, 2014

Poster: Kite and String


If the string is long, the kite will fly high.
(Chinese proverb)

The source for the proverb is David Crystal's book, As They Say in Zanzibar: Proverbial Wisdom from Around the World (Oxford University Press: 2006).

The image is by IrisDragon at Flickr.

The poster is made with AutoMotivator.

Latin LOLCat: Light

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

Lux venit ab alto.

The light comes from on high.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Latin LOLCat: Friends

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

Amicus amico.

A friend to a friend.


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.