Posted by Jose Leite on November 22, 1999 at 04:20:39:
In Reply to: Re: Latin Lessons posted by Philip R. Evans on August 31, 1999 at 02:51:23:
: : : Hello!
: : Today I heared, on swedish and on latin an expression that I think you can help me with.
: : On english it may be like this
: : "through difficultis gains the stars"
: : can you help me with the latin phrase?
: Is it "Per aspera ad astra" ("Through adversity [or difficulty], to the stars")?
: Philip R. Evans
Yes, Phillip. "Per aspera ad adastra" means
"through difficulties (or hard ways), to the the
stars" which means, of course, that you can
reach the stars if you work hard.
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