Saturday, September 7, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: September 7

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HODIE: ante diem septimum Idus Septembres

Ex ungue leonem.
(You know) the lion by his claw.

Boni pastoris est tondere pecus, non deglubere.
It's the good shepherd's job to shear the sheep, not flay them.

Sapientia gubernator navis.
Wisdom is the ship's navigator.

Sic itur ad astra
This is how you reach the stars.


Draco, Villanus, et Vulpes Iudex
Latin version and English version

Leo et Acies Eius
Latin version and English version