HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem quintum Idus Iulias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Clytie; 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: Fuge magna (English: Flee from great things).
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word verb-less motto is Virtus prae nummis (English: Worth rather than wealth).
ANIMAL PROVERBS: Today's animal proverb is Expedit magis ursae occurrere, raptis fetibus, quam fatuo confidenti sibi in stultitia sua (English: It is better to run into a she-bear whose cubs have been stolen than to run into a fool who is confident in his foolishness).
POLYDORUS: Today's proverb from Polydorus is: Sapientia vino obumbratur (English: Wisdom is overshadowed by wine).
PROPER NAME PROVERBS: Today's proper name proverb from Erasmus is Omnia sub unam Myconum (English: Everything buried under Mykonos alone; from Adagia 2.4.47 — This refers to how Heracles buried the defeated Giants by throwing rocks on them and those rocks became the island of Mykonos; since they were of various shapes and sizes, the proverb refers to a hodge-podge of things being put into one place.).
GREEK PROVERBS: Today's proverb is Ἐλέφαντα ἐκ μυιᾶς ποιεῖς. (English: You're making an elephant out of a mouse).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Bacchus Fonti Impositus. Click here for a full-sized view. I'm sharing these with English translations at Google+ now too.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Nulla rosa sine spinis.
[There is] no rose without thorns.
Otium omnia vitia parit.
Leisure gives rise to all the vices.
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Vulpes et Pardus, a story about beauty.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Avara et Gallina, a fable about greed (this fable has a vocabulary list).
Growth Mindset Memes. For more about this growth cat, see this blog post. Destitutus ventis, remos adhibe. If the winds fail you, use the oars.