[Owl] Lesson 11 (2007/06/22)


Forms of Verbal nouns and adjectives

Uses of Verbal nouns and adjectives

The Latin sentence

Simple sentences

Compound sentences

Subjunctive mood

Use of subjunctive mood

Samples of subjunctive sentences

Words are important

Maxim 91-100
Primum est non nocere.
First of all, do no harm. (Hippocrates; The maxim has become an ethical guiding principle in medicine.)

Nihil agere delectat.
It is pleasant to do nothing. (Cicero, De oratore)

Iniuria non excusat iniuriam.
One wrong does not justify another. (N/A)

Silent enim leges inter arma.
Laws are silent in times of war. (Cicero, Pro Milone.)

Vivere est cogitare.
To live is to think. (Cicero, Tusculanae disputationes)

Beneficium accipere libertatem est vendere.
To accept a favour is to sell freedom. (Publilius Syrus)

Accipere quam facere praestat injuriam.
It is better to suffer an injustice than to do an injustice. (Cicero, Tusculanae disputationes)

Commodum ex iniuria sua nemo habere debet.
No person ought to have advantage from his own wrong. (N/A)

Certum est, quia impossibile.
It is certain, because it is impossible. (Tertullianus, De carne Christi. Later in the form Credo, quia absurdum -- I believe, although it is absurd.)

A fonte puro pura defluit aqua.    
From a pure spring flows pure water. (N/A)