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I was trying to translate this famous motto. Is the following correct?

Hoc quoque effluet.

Do you think of a better translation?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/This_too_shall_pass

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I think it is rather a proverb (or idiom if you will), than a motto. I personally remember it since high school as "Solomon's Seal".

Nevertheless, here are some variants I have stumbled upon:

Et hoc abibit

and another variant, which literally should mean "these too shall pass" (i.e. "even this bad time will end one day")

Et haec abibunt

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  • This looks like a very natural way to approach this. How would you feel about praeterire instead of abire to pass by rather than go away?
    – Joonas Ilmavirta
    Oct 19 '20 at 12:51
  • @JoonasIlmavirta, I do not feel qualified enough to make this judgement. Since translations in my answer are by other people, I have simply found them and posted here. Jan 3 at 11:19

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