…forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit.
— Virgil (19 BCE)
An hour will come, with pleasure to relate
Your sorrows past, as benefits of Fate.
— Trans. John Dryden (1697)
It well may be
some happier hour will find this memory fair.
— Trans. Theodore C. Williams (1910)
Perhaps one day you will remember even
these our adversities with pleasure.
— Trans. Allen Mandelbaum (1971)
Some day, perhaps, remembering even this
Will be a pleasure.
— Trans. Robert Fitzgerald (1983)
A joy it will be one day, perhaps, to remember even this.
— Trans. Robert Fagels (2006)
Maybe the day’ll come when even this will be joy to remember.
— Trans. Frederick Ahl (2007)
…perhaps one day you’ll even delight in remembering this.
— Trans. A. S. Kline (2016)