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Sed mulier cupido quod dicit amanti in vento et rapida scribere oportet aqua.
Translation: But what a woman says to her lover it is best to write in the wind and in the swiftly. flowing water”Catullus
Omnia vincit amor, et nos cedamus amori.
Translation: Love conquers all things; let us yield to love.Virgil
Serva me, servabo te.
Translation: Save me and I will save you.Petronius Arbiter
Amor gignit amorem.
Translation: Love begets love.Unknown
Amare et sapere vix deo conceditur
Translation: Even a god finds it hard to love and be wise at the same time.Publilius Syrus and Laberius
Ammor magnus doctor est.
Translation: Love is a great teacher.Saint Augustine of Hippo
Militat omnis amans.
Translation: Every lover is a soldier. Love is a warfareOvid, Amorum. I. 9. 1.
Amantium iræ amoris redintegratio est.
Translation: The quarrels of lovers are the renewal of love.Terence
Qui non vult fieri desidiosus, amet.
Translation: Let the man who does not wish to be idle, fall in love.Ovid, Amorum. I. 9. 46.
Quos amor verus tenuit, tenebit.
Translation: True love will hold on to those whom it has held.Seneca
Amans iratus multa mentitur.
Translation: An angry lover tells himself many lies.Publilius Syrus
Amantes sunt amentes.
Translation: Lovers are crazy.Unknown
Si vis amari, ama.
Translation: If you want to be loved, love.Seneca
Quid me nutrit me destruit.
Translation: What nourishes me also destroys me.Latin proverb
Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero.
Translation: Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow.Horace, Odes
cras amet qui nunquam amavit; quique amavit, cras amet.
Translation: May he love tomorrow who has never loved before; And may he who has loved, love tomorrow as well.Pervigilium Veneris
Ama me fideliter, Fidem meam toto, Decorde totaliter, Et ex mente tota, Sum presentialiter, Absens in remota.
Translation: Love me faithfully, See how I am faithful, With all my heart and all my soul, I am with you, even though I am far awayUnknown
Amicitia semper prodest, amor et nocet.
Translation: Friendship always benefits, love sometimes injures.Seneca and Publilius Syrus
Difficile est longum subito deponere amorem.
Translation: It is difficult at once to relinquish a long-cherished love.Catullus, Carmina, LXXVI. 13.
Translation: Always Faithful.Unknown
Amor animi arbitrio sumitur, non ponitur.
Translation: We choose to love, we do not choose to cease loving.Syrus
Fluctuat nec mergitur.
Translation: It is tossed by the waves but it does not sink.Unknown
Amor caecus est.
Translation: Love is blind.Unknown
Struit insidias lacrimis cum femina plorat.
Translation: When a woman weeps she is setting a trap with her tears.Unknown
Translation: Love forever.Unknown