HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem undecimum Kalendas Februarias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Arion; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY PROVERBS: Today's tiny proverb is: Scientia potentia (English: Knowledge is power).
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word verb-less motto is Recte faciendo audax (English: In acting rightly, bold).
ANIMAL PROVERBS: Today's animal proverb is Unicus filius infatuatur, unicus sus impinguatur (English: An only son grows foolish, an only pig grows fat).
POLYDORUS: Today's proverb from Polydorus is: Asinus magis stramina vult quam aurum (English: The donkey wants straw more than gold).
PROPER NAME PROVERBS: Today's proper name proverb from Erasmus is Phormionis torus (English: The bed of Phormio; from Adagia 2.9.66 - Phormio was a vigorous general who loved the military life and slept on the ground with this men, which is to say, without a bed at all).
GREEK PROVERBS: Today's proverb is Κακὸν ἄγγος οὐ κλᾶται (English: A bad pot doesn't break).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Non Sine Consilio. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Satyrus et Viator, the story of the satyr who rescued a man in the snow.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Simia et Catuli Eius, the story of a proud monkey mother (this fable has a vocabulary list).