Latin Proverb # 7 – Semper flamma fumo est proxima

Latin Proverb: Semper flamma fumo est proxima. Plautus, Curc, 53

English equivalent: No smoke without fire.

Translation: Fire/flame is always close to smoke.

Meaning: If there are rumours or indications that something is true, it must be at least partly true.

 

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