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ars longa, vita brevis

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EtymologyEdit

A Latin translation of a phrase from Hippocrates' Aphorisms, section 1, number 1: “ βίος βραχύς δὲ τέχνη μακρή (Ho bíos brakhús hē dè tékhnē makrḗ)” (Ancient Greek).

PhraseEdit

ars longa, vīta brevis

  1. life is short, art endures