HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem decimum Kalendas Novembres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Penelope and Eurycleia; 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: Fiat lux (English: Let there be light).
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word verb-less motto is Omni liber metu (English: Free from all fear).
ANIMAL PROVERBS: Today's animal proverb is Multa novit vulpes sed echinulus magnum unum (English: The fox knows many things but the little hedgehog knows one great thing).
POLYDORUS: Today's proverb from Polydorus is: Divitiae si affluant, nolite cor apponere (English: If riches abound, do not set your heart on them).
PROPER NAME PROVERBS: Today's proper name proverb from Erasmus is Atlas caelum (English: Atlas holds up the sky; from Adagia 1.1.67).
GREEK PROVERBS: Today's proverb is Ἅμαξα τὸν βουν ἕλκει (English: The cart is pulling the ox — which is basically like putting the cart before the horse).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Spes Me Erigit. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Video alta sequorque.
I see lofty things and pursue them.
Aut inveniam viam, aut faciam.
Either I will find a way, or I will make one.
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Simia, Camelus, et Elephantus, a story about political campaigning in the animal world.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Apicula et Iuppiter, the story of how the bee got its sting (this fable has a vocabulary list).
Growth Mindset Memes. For more about this growth cat, see this blog post. Perge audacter! Proceed boldly!