Saturday, November 16, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: September 16

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HODIE: ante diem sextum decimum Kalendas Decembres

Parturiunt montes, nascetur ridiculus mus.
The mountains are giving birth;
a laughable little mouse will result.
(see the Aesop's fable below)

Ad bene vivendum quidquid natura paravit,
   Nil datum amicitia gratius est homini.

Dubium sapientiae initium.
Doubt is the beginning of wisdom.

Cave ne cadas!
Take care not to fall!


Mus et Montes
Latin version and English version(s)

Mustela et Mus Grandaevus
Latin version and English version(s)