Proverb for the Day

"Optat ephippia bos piger, optat arare caballus." 
The lazy ox covets the horse-blankets, the pack-horse would rather plow.  
--Horace, Epistulae bk. 1, ep. 14, l. 43

Or, as Lewis and Short put it, s.v. "ephippium": "Each envies the other's condition."

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