Latin Proverb # 3 – Pares cum paribus facillime congregantur
Latin Proverb: Pares cum paribus facillime congregantur – Cicero, Sen. 7.3
English equivalent: Birds of a feather flock together.
Translation: Likes with likes most easily gather together
Meaning and use: People who are alike in taste, interest or in character tend to group themselves together. The proverb can be used both with disapproval or as a simple statement or truth, depending on your tone of voice and the situation.
Pares cum paribus facillime congregantur in other languages?
Español: Dios los cría y ellos se juntan.
Svenska: Lika barn leka bäst.
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