Category: Introduction to Latin Literature

Proverbium Diurnum

Stultum facit Fortuna quem vult perdere. (Publilius Syrus, Sententia 611)

pron = STOOL-toom FAH-kit fohr-TOO-nah kwem woolt PEHR-deh-reh.

Fortune makes him foolish whom she wishes to destroy.

Comment: I have addressed the double-edged meaning of “The Fool” here before…[more]

(via Bob Patrick’s Latin Proverb of the Day)

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