HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem sextum Kalendas Octobres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Cleopatra; 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: Deus providebit (English: God will provide).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Grave servitutis iugum (English: The yoke of bondage is heavy).
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Leonina societas periculorum plena (English: Alliance with a lion is full of dangers). 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: Tam deest avaro, quod habet, quam quod non habet (English: The miser lacks both what he has as well as what he doesn't).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Echinus partum differt (English: The hedgehog delays giving birth; from Adagia 2.4.82 - and the longer she waits, the more prickly the unborn baby becomes!).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Promissum Servatum. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Amicus res rara.
A friend is a rare thing.
Non timeo, sed caveo.
I am not afraid, but I am cautious.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Canis et Umbra, the famous story of the dog who was fooled by his own reflection (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Formicae et Cicada, another well-known fable — this is the one about the grasshopper and the ants.
Growth Mindset Memes. For more about this growth mindset motto, see this blog post. Destitutus ventis, remos adhibe.