HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem sextum Kalendas Augustas.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Deianira and the Cloak; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY MOTTOES: Today's tiny motto is: Perseverantia vincit (English: Perseverance conquers).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Post acerba prudentior (English: After bitter experiences, more wise).
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Sic transit gloria mundi (English: Thus passes the glory of the world). To read a brief essay about this proverb and to listen to the audio, visit the Latin Via Proverbs blog.
PUBLILIUS SYRUS: Today's proverb from Publilius Syrus is: Quod fugere credas, saepe solet occurrere (English: You often run into something you thought you were fleeing).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Aquilam volare doces (English: You're teaching an eagle to fly; from Adagia 1.4.98 - which is a fool's errand, of course: the eagle knows how to fly already).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Qui Petit Immeritum. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Qui multum habet, plus cupit.
He who has much wants more.
Beatus qui invenit amicum verum.
Blessed is he who has found a true friend.
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Sol et Ventus , a story about winning friends by warmth instead of bluster.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Camelus et Iuppiter, a story about being careful what you ask for (this fable has a vocabulary list).
Growth Mindset Memes. For more about this growth cat, see this blog post. This cat has taken the "perseverantia vincit" proverb to heart: Perseverando