Latin phrases about friendship
Starting with phrase number 26

  1. Cum amico et familiari sincere semper est agendum - Always proceed with honesty when dealing with friends and family
  2. Cum amico non certandum aemulatione - Do not compete with friends
  3. Cum amico omnia amara et dulcia communicata velim - I would like share all sorrows and all pleasures with my friend
  4. Decet amicitiam colere (retinere, tueri) - Cultivate friendship (Ciceron - De amicitia)
  5. Donec eris felix, multos numerabis amicos: Tempora si fuerint nubila, solus eris - As long as you are fortunate, you will have many friends: if clouds appear, you will be alone (Ovid Tristia)
  6. Dum eris felix, numerabis multos amicos. Tempora si fuerint nubila, solus eris. Ovidius - As long as you are fortunate, you will count many friends. If times become cloudy, you will be alone.
  7. Et monere et moneri proprium est verae amicitiae - It is a characteristic of true friendship to give advice and to receive it (Cicero - De amicitia)
  8. Hominibus plenum, amicis vacuum - Crowded with men, yet bare of friends.
  9. In amicitia nihil fictum est, nihil simulatum, et quidquid est, id est verum et voluntarium - In friendship there is nothing fictitious, nothing simulated, and it is in fact true and voluntary (Cicero - de Amicitia)
  10. Morum dissimilitudo dissociat amicitias - The difference in customs separate friends (Cicero)
  11. Multa hospicia, nullas amicitias - Many acquaintances, no friends
  12. Non sunt amici, amici qui degunt procul - Friends who spend time apart are not friends
  13. O amice, vir bonus es - Friend, you are a good man
  14. O socii (neque enim ignari sumus ante malorum), o passi graviora, dabit deus his quoque finem vos et Scyllaeam rabiem penitusque sonantis accestis scopulos, vos et Cyclopia saxa experti. revocate animos maestumque timorem mittite; forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit - O friends (for we were not unknown to prior evils) O you who’ve endured worse, the god will grant an end to this too. You’ve faced rabid Scylla, and her deep-sounding cliffs. and you’ve experienced the Cyclopes’s rocks. remember your courage and chase away gloomy fears. (Virgil - The Aeneid I 22)
  15. Plures amicos mensa quam mens concipit - More friends are found at the table set for food than at the table set for reasoning (When times are hard, friends are few - Thank you: Robert Molefhabangwe)
  16. Pro amcis suis - For his Friends (Motto of the Bishop of Diocese of St. Petersburg)
  17. Quae potest esse vitae iucunditas, sublatis amicitiis? - What has life pleasant, if no friends? (Cicero De amicitia )
  18. Si amicus meus adesset auxilio non egerem - If my friend was here, I would not need help
  19. Si bene commemini, causae sunt quinque bibendi: hospitis adventus, praecens sitis, atque futura, aut vini bonitas, aut quaelibet altera causa - If I remember correctly, there are five reasons for drinking: the arrival of a friend, the thirst of the moment, or the future, the goodness of wine or anything else (Epigram praising the virtues of wine regardless of the circumstance)
  20. Sine amicitia, vita esse nullam - Life is nothing without friends (Cicero)
  21. Solem e mundo tollere videntur qui amicitiam e vita tollunt - It is like taking the sun from the world, the actions of those who to take friendship out of life (Cicero)
  22. Sus amica luto - The pig friend of the mud (Horace - Like a friend told me, arguing with engineers is like wrestling with a pig in the mud, after a while you realize that the pig likes it)
  23. Testimonium veritati, non amicitiae reddas - Truthful testimony, not given because of friendship (Seneca)
  24. Totus Debitum Pensus - All Debts Paid (Motto of a family who are friends of the Adams family.)
  25. Ul litigatores pro patrociniis certam iustamque mercedem dare - The litigants pay the sponsors a certain just price (Suetonius, a Roman historian (70-160) wrote about Nero - In those days, it was forbidden pay the lawyers, who were supposed to advise on the name of friendship. Emperor Nero enforced a compulsory pay )

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