Sunday, December 29, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: December 29

Here is a round-up of today's proverbs and fables. You can keep up with the latest posts by using the RSS feed, or you might prefer to subscribe by email. Plus, it's December; you can find out more about the month of Latin carols at the Gaudium Mundo blog.

HODIE: ante diem quartum
Kalendas Ianuarias

Vulpes pilum mutat, non mores.
The fox changes her coat, not her character.

Si bonus es, melior, non maior tempore fies;
   Si magnus, maior tempore, non melior.

Qui pauca legit, pauca scit.
He who reads little knows little.

Peccavimus omnes, alii gravia, alii leviora.
We have all sinned:
some of us have sinned seriously, others slightly.


Noctua et Quercus
Latin version and English versions

Passer, Lepus, et Aquila
Latin version and English version

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