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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