post coitum omne animal triste est sive gallus et mulier

After sexual intercourse every animal is sad, except the cock (rooster) and the woman


Or: triste est omne animal post coitum, praeter mulierem gallumque. Attributed to Galen of Pergamum.


  • tristedolefully, sorrowfully
  • sivebut if, conj, if, on the one hand, or if
  • etand, both
  • mulierwoman