Sunday, September 17, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Swift are the feet of thieves.

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Veloces sunt latronum pedes.

Swift are the feet of thieves.





Saturday, September 16, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Wise Soul

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. The phrase ultimately goes back to Aristotle and is especially associated with Dante's Belacqua. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Sedendo et quiescendo anima efficitur sapiens.

By sitting and resting, the soul is made wise.


Friday, September 15, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Fear Not

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Confide et noli timere.

Have faith and fear not.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Cosmopolitan Cat

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. This is a saying about the cosmopolitan lifestyle: instead of automatically being a citizen of the country where you were born, you can consider yourself a citizen of whatever country in which you are satisfied. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Patria est ubi bene sit cuique.

Each person's homeland is where things go well for him.


Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Be content

Here is today's Latin LOLCat: The Latin word sors which you see here gives us the English word "sort" - here the sort of life you have, your "lot" (or "allotment") in life. More about the etymology here. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check ou the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Esto tua sorte contentus.

Be content with your lot in life.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Grief

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Frangit fortia corda dolor.

Grief shatters strong hearts.


Monday, September 11, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Diem nox premit, dies noctem.

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

 Diem nox premit, dies noctem.

Night presses upon day, day night.