Saturday, October 09, 2021



Lucretius 2.258 (tr. W.H.D. Rouse):
We proceed whither pleasure leads each.

progredimur quo ducit quemque voluptas.

voluptas α-RFC: voluntas Ω
Vergil, Eclogues 2.65 (tr. H. Musgrave Wilkins):
Every man is attracted by his favourite pleasure.

trahit sua quemque voluptas.
Thanks to Alan Crease for drawing my attention to a similar German proverb:
Jedem Tierchen sein Pläsierchen.
Renzo Tosi, Dictionnaire des sentences latines et grecques, tr. Rebecca Lenoir (Grenoble: Jérôme Millon, 2010), #1607, pp. 1185-1186:

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