Phrases from the Past We Need to Bring Back
We all know about carpe diem—seize the day—but here are a few other forgotten Latin sayings that capture those hard-to-explain (and hard-to-get-through) moments everyone eventually faces.
In ancient Rome, love was considered a divine, as well as human, madness. Ovid tells hundreds of stories about gods who loved unwisely. For example: Apollo, who was so relentless in his pursuit of the unwilling Daphne that she asked her father to turn her into a tree to avoid his kisses. We've all been fools for love and reminding a brokenhearted friend (or ourselves) that even the masters of the universe have been in the same position may provide a bit of all-too-human comfort.