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    The Ultimate list of Popular Latin Phrases: allin one topic

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    A bene placito - At one's pleasure
    A capite ad calcem - From head to heel
    A cappella - In church [style] - i.e. Vocal music only
    A contrario - From a contrary position
    A cruce salus - From the cross comes salvation
    A Deo et Rege - From God and the King
    A fortiori - With yet stronger reason
    A fronte praecipitium a tergo lupi - A precipice in front, wolves behind (between a rock and a hard place)
    A mari usque ad mare - From sea to sea (Motto of Canada)
    A mensa et thoro - From board and bed (legal separation)
    A pedibus usque ad caput - From feet to head
    A posse ad esse - From possibility to actuality
    A posteriori - From what comes after. Inductive reasoning based on observation, as opposed to deductive, or a priori
    A priori - From what comes before
    A verbis ad verbera - From words to blows
    Ab absurdo - From the absurd (establishing the validity of your argument by pointing out the absurdity of your opponent's position)
    Ab aeterno - From the beginning of time
    Ab asino lanam - Wool from an ass, blood from a stone impossible
    Ab hinc - From here on
    Ab imo pectore - From the bottom of the chest. (from the heart) (Julius Caesar)
    Ab incunabulis - From the cradle
    Ab initio - From the beginning
    Ab intestato - Having made no will
    Ab origine - From the origin
    Ab ovo usque ad mala - From the egg right to the apples (From start to finish) (Horace)
    Ab ovo - From the egg
    Ab urbe condita - From the foundation of the city. (Rome)
    Ab/Ex uno disce omnes - From one person, learn all people
    Abiit, excessit, evasit, erupit - He has left, absconded, escaped and disappeared
    Absente reo - In absence of the defendant
    Absit invidia - No offence intended
    Absit omen - May the omen be absent. (may this not be an omen)
    Absum! - I'm outta here!
    Abusus non tollit usum - Wrong use does not preclude proper use
    Abutebaris modo subjunctivo denuo - You've been misusing the subjunctive again
    Abyssus abyssum invocat - Hell calls hell; one mistep leads to another
    Accipere quam facere praestat injuriam - It is better to suffer an injustice than to do an injustice
    Acta est fabula, plaudite! - The play is over, applaud! (Said to have been emperor Augustus' last words)
    Acta non verba - Action not words
    Acta sanctorum - Deeds of the saints
    Actus reus - Wrongful act - as opposed to mens rea - the wrongful intention or guilty mind
    Ad absurdum - To the point of absurdity
    Ad acta - To archives. Not actual any more
    Ad alta - To the summit
    Ad astra per aspera - To the stars through difficulty
    Ad astra - To the stars
    Ad augusta per angusta - To high places by narrow roads
    Ad captandum vulgus - To appeal to the crowd -- often used of politicians who make false or insincere promises appealing to popular interest
    Ad clerum - To the clergy
    Ad eundem gradum - To the same level
    Ad eundem - Of admission to the same degree at a different university
    Ad eundum quo nemo ante iit - To boldly go where no man has gone before
    Ad fontes - To the sources (motto of Renaissance Humanism)
    Ad fundum - To the bottom / To the end (said during a generic toast, like bottoms up!)
    Ad hoc - For a particular purpose. (improvised, made up in an instant)
    Ad hominem - Appealing to a person's physical and emotional urges, rather than her or his intellect
    Ad honorem - In honour. Honour not baring any material advantage
    Ad idem - Of the same mind
    Ad infinitum - To infinity without end
    Ad interim - For the meantime
    Ad libitum (Acronym 'ad lib') - At one's pleasure
    Ad Libitur - As Desired
    Ad limina apostolorum - To the thresholds of the Apostles
    Ad litem - For a lawsuit or action
    Ad locum - At the place
    Ad lucem - Towards the light (motto of the University of Lisbon)
    Ad maiorem dei gloriam (AMDG) - For the greater glory of God
    Ad multos annos - To many years!, i.e. Many happy returns!
    Ad nauseum - To the point of making one sick
    Ad perpetuam rei memoriam - For the perpetual remembrance of the thing
    Ad praesens ova cras pullis sunt meliora - Eggs today are better than chickens tomorrow (a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush)
    Ad referendum - Subject to reference
    Ad rem - To the point
    Ad valorem - By the value, e.g. Ad valorem tax
    Ad vitam aeternam - For all time
    Ad vitam paramus - We are preparing for life
    Ad vitam - For life
    Addendum - A thing to be added
    Adeste Fideles - Be present, faithful ones
    Adsum - Here! present!
    Adversus incendia excubias nocturnas vigilesque commentus est - Against the dangers of fires, he (Augustus) conceived of the idea of night guards and watchmen
    Adversus solem ne loquitor - Don't speak against the sun (don't waste your time arguing the obvious)
    Advocatus diaboli - The devil's advocate
    Aegrescit medendo - The disease worsens with the treatment. The remedy is worse than the disease
    Aegri somnia - A sick man's dreams (Horace)
    Aegroto, dum anima est, spes esse dicitur - It is said that for a sick man, there is hope as long as there is life
    Aequam memento rebus in arduis servare mentem - Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even. (Horace)
    Aeronavis abstractio a prestituto cursu - Hijacking
    Aetatis (aet.) - Age
    Aeternum vale - Farewell forever
    Affidavit - A sworn written statement usable as evidence in court
    Age quod agis - Do what you do well, pay attention to what you are doing
    Age. Fac ut gaudeam - Go ahead. Make my day!
    Agenda - Things to be done
    Agnus Dei - The Lamb of God
    Aio, quantitas magna frumentorum est - Yes, that is a very large amount of corn
    Alea iacta est - The die has been cast. (Caesar)
    Alias - Otherwise
    Alibi - Elsewhere
    Aliena nobis, nostra plus aliis placent - Other people's things are more pleasing to us, and ours to other people. (Publilius Syrus)
    Alis volat propiis - She flies with her own wings (state motto of Oregon)
    Alma Mater - Nourishing mother. (One's old school or university)
    Alter ego - Other 'I' or 'Other Self'
    Alter ipse amicus - A friend is another self
    Alterum ictum faciam - I'm going to take a mulligan
    Altissima quaeque flumina minimo sono labi - The deepest rivers flow with the least sound. (still waters run deep)
    Alumnus - Nursling (former pupil)
    Amantes sunt amentes - Lovers are lunatics
    Amantium irae amoris integratio est - The quarrels of lovers are the renewal of love. (Terence)
    Amare et sapere vix deo conceditur - Even a god finds it hard to love and be wise at the same time
    Amat victoria curam - Victory favors those who take pains
    Amicitiae nostrae memoriam spero sempiternam fore - I hope that the memory of our friendship will be everlasting. (Cicero)
    Amicule, deliciae, num is sum qui mentiar tibi? - Baby, sweetheart, would I lie to you?
    Amicus certus in re incerta cernitur - A true friend is discerned during an uncertain matter
    Amicus curiae - Friend of the court
    Amicus humani generis - A friend of the human race (philanthropist)
    Amicus verus est rara avis - A true friend is a rare bird
    Amor animi arbitrio sumitur, non ponitur - We choose to love, we do not choose to cease loving. (Syrus)
    Amor caecus est - Love is blind
    Amor est vitae essentia - Love is the essence of life.
    Amor ordinem nescit - Love does not know order. (St. Jerome)
    Amor patriae - Love of country
    Amor platonicus - Platonic love
    Amor tussisque non celantur - Love, and a cough, are not concealed. (Ovid)
    Amor vincit omnia - Love conquers all. (Virgil)
    Amoto quaeramus seria ludo - Joking aside, let us turn to serious matters. (Horace)
    An nescis, mi fili, quantilla sapientia mundus regatur? - Don't you know then, my son, how little wisdom rules the world?
    Anguis in herba - A snake in the grass. A treacherous person. (Vergil)
    Anicularum lucubrationes - Old wives' tales
    Animadvertistine, ubicumque stes, fumum recta in faciem ferri? - (At a barbeque) Ever noticed how wherever you stand, the smoke goes right into your face?
    Animis opibusque parati - Prepared in minds and resources (ready for anything)
    Animus facit nobilem - The spirit makes (human) noble
    Anno (an.) - Year
    Anno domini (AD) - In the year of the Lord
    Anno hegirae (AH) - In the year of the hegira
    Anno mundi - In the year of the world
    Anno regni - In the year of reign
    Anno urbis conditae (AUC) - From the year of founding of the city (Rome)
    Annuit coeptis - God has favored us
    Annus bisextus - Leap year
    Annus horribilis - A horrible year
    Annus mirabilis - Year of wonders
    Ante litteram - Before the letter
    Ante meridiem (a.m.) - Before midday
    Ante mortem - Before death
    Ante prandium (A.p.) - Before a meal
    Ante - Before
    Antebellum - Before the war
    Antiquis temporibus, nati tibi similes in rupibus ventosissimis exponebantur ad necem - In the good old days, children like you were left to perish on windswept crags
    Anulos qui animum ostendunt omnes gestemus! - Let's all wear mood rings!
    Apage Satanas - Begone, Satan
    Appareo Decet Nihil Munditia? - Is It Not Nifty?
    Apudne te vel me? - Your place or mine?
    Aqua fortis - Nitric acid
    Aqua pura - Pure water
    Aqua vitae - Water of life (brandy)
    Aquila non captat muscas - The eagle doesn't capture flies (don't sweat the small things)
    Arbiter elegantiae - Judge in matters of taste
    Arcana imperii - Secrets of the empire
    Arduum sane munus - A truly arduous task
    Arguendo - For the sake of argument
    Argumentum ad hominem - An argument against the man. Directing an argument against an opponent's character rather than the subject at hand
    Argumentum ad ignorantiam - Arguing from ignorance
    Armis Exposcere Pacem - They demanded peace by force of arms. (An inscription seen on medals)
    Ars gratia artis - Art for art's sake. (motto of MGM)
    Ars longa, vita brevis - Art (work) is long, but life is short
    Ars sine scienta nihil est - Art without science is nothing. (I would also claim that the opposite is true)
    Artium baccalaureus - Bachelor of Arts (BA)
    Artium magister - Master of Arts (MA)
    Ascendo tuum - Up yours
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    Asinus asinum fricat - The ass rubs the ass. (Conceited people flatter each other about qualities they do not possess)
    Aspice, officio fungeris sine spe honoris amplioris - Face it, you're stuck in a dead end job
    Aspirat primo Fortuna labori - Fortune smiles upon our first effort. (Virgil)
    Assiduus usus uni rei deditus et ingenium et artem saepe vincit - Constant practice devoted to one subject often outdues both intelligence and skill. (Cicero)
    Astra inclinant, non necessitant - The stars incline; they do not determine
    Astra non mentiuntur, sed astrologi bene mentiuntur de astris - The stars never lie, but the astrologs lie about the stars
    Aude sapere - Dare to know
    Audaces fortuna iuvat - Fortune favors the bold. (Virgil)
    Audere est facere - To dare is to do. (Motto of Tottenham Hotspur)
    Audi et alteram partem - Hear the other side too
    Audiatur et altera pars! - Let us hear the opposite side!
    Audio, video, disco - I hear, I see, I learn
    Auget largiendo - He increases by giving liberally
    Aura popularis - The popular breeze. (Cicero)
    Aurea mediocritas - The golden mean. (an ethical goal; truth and goodness are generally to be found in the middle.) (Horace)
    Auribus tenere lupum - I hold a wolf by the ears. (I am in a dangerous situation and dare not let go.) (Terence)
    Aurora australis - The Southern lights
    Aurora borealis - The Northern lights
    Aurora Musis amica - Dawn is friend of the muses. (Early bird catches the worm.)
    Aut Caesar aut nihil - Caesar or nothing i.e., all or nothing
    Aut disce aut discede - Either learn or leave
    Aut insanit homo, aut versus facit - The fellow is either mad or he is composing verses. (Horace)
    Aut viam inveniam aut faciam - I will either find a way or make one
    Aut vincere aut mori - Either conquer or die
    Auxilio ab alto - By help from on high
    Avarus animus nullo satiatur lucro - A greedy mind is satisfied with no (amount of) gain
    Ave atque vale - Hail and farewell. (Catullus)
    Ave caesar! Morituri te salutamus - Hail Caesar! We who are about to die salute you. (gladiators before the fight)
    Ave maria - Hail Mary

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    Balaenae nobis conservandae sunt! - Save the whales!
    Beata Virgo (Maria) - The Blessed Virgin (Mary)
    Beatae memoriae - Of blessed memory
    Beati pacifici - Blessed are the peacemakers
    Beati pauperes spiritu - Blessed are the poor in spirit
    Beati possidentes - The happy who possess. (possession is nine points of the law) (Euripides)
    Beatus - The blessed one
    Bella detesta matribus - Wars, the horror of mothers. (Horace)
    Bella gerant alii - Let others wage war
    Bellum omium contra omnes - Everyman's struggle against everyman. (Thomas Hobbes)
    Belua multorum es capitum - The people are a many-headed beast
    Bene legere saecla vincere - To read well is to master the ages. (Professor Isaac Flagg)
    Bene qui latuit, bene vixit - One who lives well, lives unnoticed. (Ovid)
    Bene, cum Latine nescias, nolo manus meas in te maculare - Well, if you don't understand plain Latin, I'm not going to dirty my hands on you
    Bene - Good
    Beneficium accipere libertatem est vendere - To accept a favour is to sell freedom. (Publilius Syrus)
    Bibere venenum in auro - Drink poison from a cup of gold
    Bis dat qui cito dat - He gives twice who quickly gives. (Publius Syrus)
    Bis in die (bid) - Twice a day
    Bis interimitur qui suis armis perit - He is doubly destroyed who perishes by his own arms. (Syrus)
    Bis repetita placent - The things that please are those that are asked for again and again. (Horace)
    Bis vincit qui se vincit in victoria - He conquers twice who in the hour of conquest conquers himself. (Syrus)
    Bis vivit qui bene vivit - He lives twice who lives well
    Bona fide - In good faith. i. e. well-intentioned, fairly
    Bona fides (noun) - Honest intention
    Bona fortuna - Good luck!
    Bona officia - Good services's
    Bonum commune communitatis - General welfare. Literally, common good of the community
    Bonum commune hominis - Common good of man
    Bonum vinum laetificat cor hominis - Good wine gladdens a person's heart
    Bovina Sancta! - Holy cow!
    Braccae illae virides cum subucula rosea et tunica Caledonia-quam elenganter concinnatur! - Those green pants go so well with that pink shirt and the plaid jacket!
    Braccae tuae aperiuntur - Your fly is open
    Brevior saltare cum deformibus mulieribus est vita - Life is too short to dance with ugly women
    Brevior saltare cum deformibus viris est vita - Life is too short to dance with ugly men
    Brevis esse latoro obscurus fio - When I try to be brief, I speak gobbledegook
    Brevis ipsa vita est sed malis fit longior - Our life is short but is made longer by misfortunes. (Publilius Syrus)
    Busillis - Baffling puzzle or difficult point



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    Cacoethes scribendi - An insatiable urge to write. (Juvenal)
    Cadit quaestio - The question drops
    Caeca invidia est - Envy is blind. (Livy)
    Caeci caecos ducentes - Blind are led by the blind. Leaders are not more knowledgeable than the ones they lead
    Caeli enarrant gloriam Dei - The heavens declare the glory of God
    Caelum non animum mutant qui trans mare currunt - They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea. (Horace)
    Caelum videre iussit, et erectos ad sidera tollere vultus - He bid them look at the sky and lift their faces to the stars. (Ovid)
    Caesar si viveret, ad remum dareris - If Caesar were alive, you'd be chained to an oar
    Camera obscvra - Hidden room - an early photographic or painting technique utilizing optical pinholes
    Canis meus id comedit - My dog ate it
    Canis timidus vehementius latrat quam mordet - A timid dog barks more violently than it bites. (Curtius Rufus)
    Capillamentum? Haudquaquam conieci esse! - A wig? I never would have guessed!
    Caro putridas es! - You're dead meat
    Carpe Cerevisi - Seize the beer!
    Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero - Seize the day, trust as little as possible in tomorrow. (Horace)
    Carpe diem - Seize the day. (opportunity) (Horace)
    Casus belli - An act used to justify war
    Catapultam habeo. Nisi pecuniam omnem mihi dabis, ad caput tuum saxum immane mittam - I have a catapult. Give me all your money, or I will fling an enormous rock at your head
    Casus belli - Event (that is the justification for, or the cause) of war
    Causarum justia et misericordia - For the causes of justice and mercy
    Causa mortis - Death Cause
    Cave ab homine unius libri - Beware of anyone who has just one book. (Latin Epigram)
    Cave canem, te necet lingendo - Beware of the dog, he may lick you to death
    Cave canem - Beware of the dog
    Cave cibum, valde malus est - Beware the food, it is very bad
    Cave ne ante ullas catapultas ambules - If I were you, I wouldn't walk in front of any catapults
    Cave quid dicis, quando, et cui - Beware what you say, when, and to whom
    Cave - Beware!
    Caveat emptor - Let the buyer beware. (He buys at his own risk)
    Caveat venditor - Let the seller beware
    Caveat - Let him/her beware
    Cedant arma togae - Let arms yield to the toga. (Let violence give place to law)
    Cedo maiori - I yield to a greater person
    Certamen bikini-suicidus-disci mox coepit? - Does the Bikini-Suicide-Frisbee match start soon?
    Certe, toto, sentio nos in kansate non iam adesse - You know, Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore
    Certum est, quia impossibile - It is certain, because it is impossible. (Tertullianus)
    Cetera desunt - The rest is missing
    Ceteris paribus - All else being equal
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    Christus rex - Christ the King
    Cineri gloria sera venit - Fame comes too late to the dead
    Circa (c.) - Approximately
    Clamo, clamatis, omnes clamamus pro glace lactis - I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream
    Clara pacta, boni amici - Clear agreements, good friends
    Codex Juris Canonici - Book of canon law
    Cogita ante salis - Think before you leap, or look before you leap
    Cogitationis poenam nemo patitur - Nobody should be punished for his thoughts
    Cogito ergo doleo - I think therefore I am depressed
    Cogito sumere potum alterum - I think I'll have another drink
    Cogito, ergo sum - I think, therefore I am. (Reni Descartes)
    Commodum ex iniuria sua nemo habere debet - No person ought to have advantage from his own wrong
    Commune bonum - The common good
    Commune periculum concordiam parit - Common danger brings forth harmony
    Communi consilio - By common consent
    Compos mentis - Of sound mind (and judgement)
    Concordia discors - Discordant harmony
    Concordia res parvae crescent - Work together to accomplish more
    Conditio sine qua non - Condition without which not, or an essential condition or requirement
    Confer (cf.) - Compare
    Confiteor - I confess
    Congregatio de Propaganda Fide - Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith
    Coniecturalem artem esse medicinam - Medicine is the art of guessing. (Aulus Cornelius Celsus)
    Coniunctis viribus - With united powers
    Conlige suspectos semper habitos - Round up the usual suspects
    Consensu omnium - By the agreement of all
    Consensus audacium - An agreement of rash men. (a conspiracy) (Cicero)
    Consuetudinis magna vis est - The force of habit is great. (Cicero)
    Consule planco - In the consulship of Plancus (In the good old days) (Horace)
    Consummatum est - It is completed (Christ's last words, John 19:30)
    Contra felicem vix deus vires habet - Against a lucky man a god scarcely has power
    Contra mundum - Against the world
    Contraria contrariis curantur - The opposite is cured with the opposite. (Hippocrates)
    Coram populo - In the presence of the people. (Horace)
    Cornix cornici oculos non effodiet - A crow doesn't rip out the eyes of another crow
    Cornucopia - Horn of plenty
    Corpus christi - The body of Christ
    Corpus delicti - The body of a crime. (The substance or fundamental facts of a crime)
    Corpus Juris Canonici - The body of canon law
    Corpus Juris Civilis - The body of civil law
    Corpus vile - Worthless body
    Corrigenda - A list of things to be corrected. (in a book)
    Corripe Cervisiam - Seize the beer!
    Corruptio optimi pessima - Corruption of the best is worst
    Coruscantes disci per convexa caeli volantes - Flying saucers
    Cotidiana viles**** - Familiarity breeds contempt
    Cotidie damnatur qui semper timet - The man who is constantly in fear is every day condemned. (Syrus)
    Crapulam terriblem habeo - I have a terrible hangover
    Cras amet qui nunquam amavit; Quique amavit, cras amet - May he love tomorrow who has never loved before
    Credidi me felem vidisse! - I tought I taw a puddy tat!
    Credite amori vera dicenti - Believe love speaking the truth. (St. Jerome)
    Credo elvem etiam vivere - I believe Elvis lives
    Credo nos in fluctu eodem esse - I think we're on the same wavelength
    Credo quia absurdum - I believe it because it is absurd. (contrary to reason) (Tertullian)
    Credo ut intelligam - I believe in order that I may understand. (St. Augustine)
    Credula vitam spes fovet et melius cras fore semper dicit - Credulous hope supports our life, and always says that tomorrow will be better. (Tibullus)
    Crescit amor nummi, quantum ipsa pecunia crevit - The love of wealth grows as the wealth itself grew. (Juvenalis)
    Crescite et multiplicamini - Increase and multiply
    Crimen falsi - Perjury
    Crudelius est quam mori semper timere mortem - It is more cruel to always fear death than to die. (Seneca)
    Crux - Puzzle
    Cui bono? - For whose benefit is it? (a maxim sometimes used in the detection of crime) (Cicero)
    Cui dono lepidum novum libellum? - To whom do I give my new elegant little book? (Catullus)
    Cui malo? - Who suffers a detriment?
    Cui peccare licet peccat minus - One who is allowed to sin, sins less. (Ovid)
    Cuius regio, eius religio - He who rules, his religion
    Cuiusvis hominis est errare; nullius nisi insipientis in errore perseverare - Any man can make a mistake; only a fool keeps making the same one
    Cuivis dolori remedium est patientia - Patience is the cure for all suffer
    Culpa - A sin
    Culpam poena premit comes - Punishment closely follows crime as its companion. (Horace)
    Cum catapultae proscriptae erunt tum soli proscript catapultas habebunt - When catapults are outlawed, only outlaws will have catapults
    Cum grano salis - With a grain of salt. (Pliny the Elder?)
    Cum homine de cane debeo congredi - Excuse me. I've got to see a man about a dog
    Cum laude magnum - With great success
    Cum laude - With praise
    Cum tacent, clamant - When they remain silent, they cry out. (Their silence speaks louder than words) (Cicero)
    Cum - With
    Cur etiam hic es - Why are you still here?
    Cura nihil aliud nisi ut valeas - Pay attention to nothing except that you do well. (Cicero)
    Cura posterior - A later concern
    Cura ut valeas - Take care
    Curae leves loquuntur ingentes stupent - Slight griefs talk, great ones are speechless. (minor losses can be talked away, profound ones strike us dumb)
    Curriculum vitae - The course of one's life
    Cursum perficio - My journey is over, or I finish my journey
    Custos morum - Guardian of morals



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    Da mihi basilia mille - Kiss me with a thousand kisses
    Da mihi castitatem et continentiam, sed noli modo! - Make me chaste and pure, but not yet!
    Da mihi sis bubulae frustrum assae, solana tuberosa in modo gallico fricta, ac quassum lactatum coagulatum crassum - Give me a hamburger, french fries, and a thick shake
    Da mihi sis cerevisiam dilutam - I'll have a light beer
    Da mihi sis crustum Etruscum cum omnibus in eo - I'll have a pizza with everything on it
    Damnant quod non intellegunt - They condemn what they do not understand
    Data et accepta - Expenditure and receipts
    De asini vmbra disceptare - To argue about the shadow of an ass. (petty things for petty mind)
    De bene esse - It shall be so, as long as it is well
    De die in diem - From day to day
    De duobus malis, minus est semper eligendum - Of two evils, the lesser must always be chosen (Thomas a Kempis)
    De facto - Something that is automatically accepted
    De gustibus non est disputandum - There's no accounting for taste
    De inimico non loquaris sed cogites - Don't wish ill for your enemy; plan it
    De integro - Repeat again from the start
    De iure - By law. According to law
    De minimis non curat praetor - The authority or king, or law does not care about trivial things
    De minimis - With respect to trifles
    De mortuis nil nisi bonum - Say nothing but good about the dead. (Chilon)
    De nihilo nihil - Nothing comes from nothing. (Lucretius)
    De novo - Anew
    De profundis - Up from the depths (of misery)
    De rervm natvra - On the nature of things. (title of Marcus Aurelius's magnum opus)
    Decrevi - I have decreed
    Dei gratia - By the grace of God
    Delenda est carthago - Carthage must be destroyed
    Dente lupus, cornu taurus petit - The wolf attacks with his fang, the bull with his horn. (Horace)
    Deo adiuvante - With God's help
    Deo favente - With God's favour
    Deo gratias - [We give] thanks to God
    Deo Optimo Maximo - To God, the Best, the Greatest
    Deo vindice - God will prove us right. (motto of the Confederate States of America)
    Deo volente - God willing
    Desunt cetera - The rest is missing
    Deus absconditus - A god who is hidden from man
    Deus commodo muto consisto quem meus canis sententia existo - Which, in a very ham-fisted way, with generosity, comes close to being
    Deus et natua non faciunt frusta - God and nature do not work together in vain
    Deus ex machina - A contrived or artificial solution. (literally, 'a god from a machine')
    Deus Misereatur - May God Have Mercy
    Deus vobiscum - God be with you
    Deus volent - (as) God will
    Deus vult! - God wills it! (Slogan of the Crusades)
    Di! Ecce hora! Uxor mea me necabit! - God, look at the time! My wife will kill me!
    Diabolus fecit, ut id facerem! - The devil made me do it!
    Dic mihi solum facta, domina - Just the facts, ma'am
    Dictum sapienti sat est - A word to a wise person is sufficient
    Die dulci freure - Have a nice day
    Diem perdidi - I have lost a day (another day wasted) (Titus)
    Dies felices - Happy Days
    Dies Irae - Day of Wrath, or Judgment Day
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    Dies natalis - Birthday
    Dies non - Business free day
    Difficile est longum subito deponere amorem - It is difficult to suddenly give up a long love. (Catullus)
    Difficile est saturam non scribere - It is hard not to write satire. (Juvenalis)
    Difficile est tenere quae acceperis nisi exerceas - It is difficult to retain what you may have learned unless you should practice it. (Pliny the Younger)
    Diis aliter visum - The Gods decided otherwise
    Diligentia maximum etiam mediocris ingeni subsidium - Diligence is a very great help even to a mediocre intelligence. (Seneca)
    Diligite justitiam, o judices terrae - Cherish justice, o judges of the earth
    Dimidium facti qui coepit habet - Half is done when the beginning is done. (Horace)
    Dira necessitas - The dire necessity. (Horace)
    Discere docendo - To learn through teaching
    Disiecti membra poetae - Limbs of a dismembered poet. (Horace)
    Disjecta membra - The scattered remains
    Divide et impera - Divide and conquer
    Dixi - I have spoken. (I will say no more on the matter, and no one else may speak further)
    Do ut des - I give so that you give back
    Docendo discitur - It is learned by teaching. (Seneca)
    Doli capax - Capable of crime
    Domine, dirige nos - Lord, direct us
    Domino optimo maximo - To the Lord, the best and greatest
    Dominus illuminatio mea - The Lord is my light
    Dominus providebit - The Lord will provide
    Dominus tecum - May the Lord be with you (Singular)
    Dominus vobiscum - May the Lord be with you (Plural)
    Domus dulcis domus - Home sweet home
    Donec eris felix, multos numerabis amicos - As long as you are fortunate, you will have many friends (when you are successful, everyone wants to be your friend)
    Donna nobis pacem - Grant us peace
    Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus - Never Tickle a Sleeping Dragon. (motto of Harry Potter's alma mater)
    Dramatis personae - Characters of the play
    Duc, sequere, aut de via decede - Lead, follow, or get out of the way
    Ducator meus nihil agit sine lagunculae leynidae accedunt - My calculator does not work without batteries
    Duco ergo sum - I calculate therefore I am
    Dulce bellum inexpertis - War is sweet for those who haven't experienced it. (Pindaros)
    Dulce est desipere in loco - It is sweet to relax at the proper time
    Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori - It is sweet and glorious to die for one's country. (Horace)
    Dulcius ex asperis - Through difficulty, sweetness
    Dum excusare credis, accusas - When you believe you are excusing yourself, you are accusing yourself. (St. Jerome)
    Dum inter homines sumus, colamus humanitatem - As long as we are among humans, let us be humane. (Seneca)
    Dum spiramus tuebimur - While we breathe, we shall defend
    Dum spiro, spero - While I breathe, I hope. (Cicero)
    Dum tempus habemus, operemur bonum - While we have the time, let us do good
    Dum vita est spes est - While life is, hope is. / While there is life there is hope
    Dum vivimus, vivamus - While we live, let us live (Epicurean philosophy)
    Dura lex, sed lex - The law is harsh, but it is the law

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    E contrario - From a contrary position
    E pluribus unum - From many, one (motto of the USA)
    E re nata - As circumstances dictate
    E vestigio - From where one stands
    Ecce homo - Behold the man
    Ecce signum - Behold the proof
    Editio princeps - First printed edition
    Ego et rex meus - I and my King
    Ego me bene habeo - With me all is well. (last words) (Burrus)
    Ego nolo caesar esse - I don't want to be Caesar. (Florus)
    Ego spem pretio non emo - I do not purchase hope for a price. (I do not buy a pig in a poke.)
    Ego - Consciousness of one's own identity
    Eheu fugaces labuntur anni - Alas, the fleeting years slip by. (Horace)
    Eheu, litteras istas reperire non possum - Unfortunately, I can't find those particular documents
    Eiusdem generis - Of the same kind
    Elizabeth Regina/Eduardus Rex (E.R.) - Queen Elizabeth/King Edward
    Emeritus - Honorary; by merit
    Emitte lucem et veritatem - Send out light and truth
    Ense et aratro - With sword and plow. (citizen-soldier, one who serves in war and peace)
    Eo ipso - By that very act
    Eo nomine - Under that name
    Epistula non erubescit - A letter doesn't blush. (Cicero)
    Eram quod es, eris quod sum - I was what you are, you will be what I am. (grave inscription)
    Ergo bibamus - Therefore, let us drink
    Ergo - Therefore
    Errare humanum est - To err is human. / It is human to err. (Seneca)
    Errata - A list of errors (in a book)
    Erratum (errata) - Error (errors)
    Escariorium lavator - Dishwashing machine
    Esse est percipi - Being is perception. (It is a standard metaphysical) (Mauser)
    Esse quam videri - To be, rather than to seem (state motto of North Carolina)
    Est autem fides credere quod nondum vides; cuius fidei merces est videre quod credis - Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe. (St. Augustine)
    Est deus in nobis - The is a god inside us
    Est modus in rebus - There is a middle ground in things. (Horace)
    Est queadam fiere voluptas - There is a certain pleasure in weeping. (Ovid)
    Estne tibi forte magna feles fulva et planissima? - Do you by chance happen to own a large, yellowish, very flat cat?
    Estne volumen in toga, an solum tibi libet me videre? - Is that a scroll in your toga, or are you just happy to see me?
    Esto perpetua - Let it be forever
    Esto perpetue - May you last for ever
    Et alii/aliae - Other persons/things
    Et cetera/etcetera (etc.) - And the rest
    Et in arcadia ego - I, also, am in Arcadia
    Et sequens (et seq.) - And the following
    Et sequentes (et seq. Or seqq.) - And those that follow
    Et sic de ceteris - And so to of the rest
    Et tu, Brute - And you, Brutus
    Et uxor (abbreviated et ux.) - And wife
    Etiam capillus unus habet umbram - Even one hair has a shadow. (Publilius Syrus)
    Eventus stultorum magister - Events are the teacher of the stupid persons. Stupid people learn by experience, bright people calculate what to do
    Ex abrupto - Without preparation
    Ex abundancia cordis, os loquitor - From the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks
    Ex animo - From the heart (sincerely)
    Ex ante - Before the event, beforehand. (economics: based on prior assumptions)
    Ex cathedra - From the chair. With authority (without argumentation)
    Ex cearulo - Out of the blue
    Ex curia - Out of court
    Ex dolo - Intentionally
    Ex gratia - Purely as a favour
    Ex hypothesi - From the hypothesis. (i.e. The one under consideration)
    Ex libris - From the Library (of)
    Ex luna, scientia - From the moon, knowledge. (motto of Apollo 13)
    Ex mea sententia - In my opinion
    Ex more - According to custom
    Ex nilhilo nihil fit - Nothing comes from nothing
    Ex officio - By virtue of his office
    Ex opere operato - By the work having been worked
    Ex parte - By only one party to a dispute in the absence of the other
    Ex post facto - After the fact, or Retrospectively
    Ex proprio motu - Voluntarily
    Ex silentio - From silence. (from lack of contrary evidence)
    Ex tempore - Off the cuff, without preparation
    Ex uno disce omnes - From one person learn all persons. (From one we can judge the rest)
    Ex vi termini - By definition
    Ex voto - According to one's vow
    Ex - Out of
    Excelsior - Ever upward. (state motto of New York)
    Exceptio probat regulam de rebus non exceptis - An exception establishes the rule as to things not excepted
    Exceptis excipiendis - Excepting what is to be excepted
    Excitabat fluctus in simpulo - He was stirring up billows in a ladle. (He was raising a tempest in a teapot) (Cicero)
    Excusatio non petita, accusatio manifesta - He who excuses himself, accuses himself (qui s'excuse, s'accuse)
    Exeat - Permission for a temporary absence
    Exegi monumentum aere perennius - I have erected a monument more lasting than bronze. (Horace)
    Exempli gratia (e.g) - For the sake of example
    Exeunt omnes - All go out. (A common stage direction in plays)
    Exeunt - They go out
    Exit - He/she goes out
    Exitus acta probat - The outcome proves the deeds. (the end justifies the means) (Ovid)
    Experientia docet stultos - Experience teaches fools
    Experientia docet - Experience is the best teacher
    Experimentum crucis - Critical experiment
    Expressio unius est exclusio alterius - The mention of one thing may exclude others
    Extempore - Without premeditation
    Exterioris pagina puella - Cover Girl
    Extinctus amabitur idem - The same [hated] man will be loved after he's dead. How quickly we forget. (Horace)
    Extra ecclesiam nulla salus - Outside the Church [there is] No Salvation. (A phrase of much disputed significance in Roman Catholic theology)
    Extra territorium jus dicenti impune non paretur - The judgment (or the authority) of one who is exceeding his territorial jurisdiction is disobeyed with impunity
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    Fabas indulcet fames - Hunger sweetens the beans, or hunger makes everything taste good!
    Faber est suae quisque fortunae - Every man is the artisan of his own fortune. (Appius Claudius Caecus)
    Faber quisque fortunae suae - Each man (is) the maker of his own fortune
    Fabricati diem - Make my day
    Fac me cocleario vomere! - Gag me with a spoon!
    Fac ut nemo me vocet - Hold my calls
    Fac ut vivas - Get a life
    Facile princeps - Acknowledged leader
    Facilis descensvs averno - The descent to Avernus (Hell) it's easy to fall, hard to rise
    Facilius est multa facere quam diu - It is easier to do many things than to do one for a long time. (Quintilianus)
    Facilius per partes in cognitionem totius adducimur - We are more easily led part by part to an understanding of the whole. (Seneca)
    Facito aliquid operis, ut te semper diabolus inveniat occupatum - Always do something, so that the devil always finds you occupied. (St. Jerome)
    Facta, non verba - Deeds, not words. (Actions speak louder than words)
    Factum est - It is done
    Fallaces sunt rerum species - The appearances of things are deceptive. (Seneca)
    Falsus in uno, falsus in omnibus - False in one thing, false in all
    Fama crescit eundo - The rumour grows as it goes. (Vergil)
    Fama nihil est celerius - Nothing is swifter than rumor
    Fama semper vivat - May his/her fame last forever
    Fama volat - The rumour has wings. (Vergil)
    Fames est optimus coquus - Hunger is the best cook
    Farrago fatigans! - Thuffering thuccotash!
    Fas est et ab hoste doceri - It's proper to learn even from an enemy. (Ovid)
    Favete linguis - To keep a (religious) silence. (Horace)
    Fax mentis incedium gloriae - The passion of glory is the torch of the mind
    Fecit (fec.) - Made by
    Feles mala! cur cista non uteris? stramentum novum in ea posui - Bad kitty! Why don't you use the cat box? I put new litter in it
    Feles mala! - Bad kitty!
    Felis qvi nihil debet - Happy [is] he who owes nothing
    Felix culpa - Happy fault
    Felix qui potuit rerum cognoscere causas - Happy is he who has been able to learn the causes of things. (Vergil)
    Felo de se - Suicide
    Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt - Men readily believe what they want to believe. (Caesar)
    Festina lente - Make haste slowly
    Fiat justitia (et ruat caelum) - Let justice be done. (though the heavens fall)"
    Fiat lux - Let there be light
    Fiat volvntas tua - Let Thy will [be done] (Biblical)
    Fiat - Let it be done
    Fide, non armis - By faith, not arms
    Fidei defensor - Defender of the faith
    Fides punica - Treachery. (Livy)
    Fides quaerens intellectum - Faith seeking understanding
    Fidus Achates - Faithful Achates (friend)
    Filioque - And from the son
    Filius nullius - A bastard
    Finem respice - Look to the end [before setting forth]
    Finis coronat opus - The ending crowns the work. (Ovid)
    Finis - The end
    Flagrante delicto - Literally while the crime is blazing. Caught red-handed, in the very act of a crime
    Flamma fumo est proxima - Flame follows smoke. (there is no smoke without fire) (Plautus)
    Floreat regina regina - May it flourish. (motto of the City of Regina, Saskatchewan Canada)
    Floruit - Flourished
    Fluctuat nec mergitur - It is tossed by the waves but it does not sink
    Fons et origo - The source and origin
    Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit - Perhaps someday we will look back upon these things with joy
    Forsan miseros meliora sequentur - For those in misery perhaps better things will follow. (Virgil)
    Fortes et liber - Strong and free. (Alberta)
    Fortes fortuna adiuvat - Fortune favors the brave. (Terence)
    Fortes fortuna iuvat - Fortune favours the brave
    Fortiter fideliter forsan feliciter - Bravely, faithfully, perhaps successfully
    Fortiter in re, suaviter in modo - Resolutely in action, gently in manner. (To do unhesitatingly what must be done but accomplishing it as inoffensively as possible)
    Fortitudine vincimus - By endurance we conquer
    Fortius quo fidelius - Strength through loyalty
    Fortuna amicos parat, inopia amicos probat - The fortune is preparing friends, the abundance is testing them
    Fortuna vitrea est; tum cum splendet frangitur - Fortune is glass; just when it gleams brightest it shatters
    Fortuna caeca est - Fortune is blind. (Cicero)
    Fortunatus sum! Pila mea de gramine horrido modo in pratum lene recta volvit! - Isn't that lucky! My ball just rolled out of the rough and onto the fairway!
    Frangar non flectar - I am broken, I am not deflected
    Frater, ave atque vale - Brother, hello and good-bye. (Catullus)
    Fronti nulla fides - No reliance can be placed on appearance. (don't judge a book by its cover)
    Frustra laborant quotquot se calculationibus fatigant pro inventione quadraturae circuli - Futile is the labor of those who fatigue themselves with calculations to square the circle. (Michael Stifel, 1544)
    Fugit hora - The hour flies
    Fugit inreparabile tempus - Irretrievable time flies. (Virgil)
    Functus officio - Having discharged his duty and thus ceased to have any authority over a matter
    Furnulum pani nolo - I don't want a toaster



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    Gaudeamus igitur (iuvenes dum sumus) - Therefore, let us rejoice. (while we are young)
    Genius loci - The guardian spirit of the place
    Gens togata - The toga-clad race; the romans
    Genus irritabile vatum - The irritable race of poets. (Horace)
    Gladiator in arena consilium capit - The gladiator is formulating his plan in the arena (i.e., too late) (Seneca)
    Gloria filiorum patres - The glory of sons is their fathers
    Gloria in excelsis deo - Glory to God in the highest
    Gloria Patri - Glory to the Father
    Gloria virtutis umbra - Glory (is) the shadow of virtue
    Gloria - Glory
    Gloriosum est iniurias oblivisci - It is glorious to forget the injustice
    Gnothe seauton (Greek) - Know thyself
    Graeca sunt, non leguntur - It is Greek, you don't read that
    Gramen artificiosum odi - I hate Astroturf
    Gratia placenti - For the sake of pleasing
    Graecia capta ferum victorem cepit - Captive Greece conquered her savage victor. (Horace)
    Graviora manent - Greater dangers await
    Gutta cavat lapidem, non vi sed saepe cadendo - The drop excavates the stone, not with force but by falling often. (Ovid)
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    Habeas corpus - You must have the body, i.e. You must justify an imprisonment
    Habemus Papam - We have a pope. (used at the announcement of a new pope)
    Habetis bona deum - Have a nice day
    Hac lege - With this law
    Haec olim meminisse ivvabit - Time heals all things, i.e. Wounds, offenses
    Haec trutina errat - There is something wrong with this scale
    Hannibal ante portas! - Hannibal is at the doors! The enemy/danger is at the doors!
    Haud ignota loquor - I say things that are known
    Helluo librorum - A glutton for books. (bookworm)
    Heu! Tintinnuntius meus sonat! - Darn! There goes my beeper!
    Heus, hic nos omnes in agmine sunt! - Hey, we're all in line here!
    Hic et nunc - Here and now
    Hic habitat felicitas - Here dwells happiness
    Hic jacet (HJ) - Here lies. (written on gravestones or tombs)
    Hic jacet sepultus (HJS) - Here lies buried
    Hic puer est stultissimus omnium! - This boy is the stupidest of all!
    Hinc illae lacrimae - Hence these tears. (Terence)
    Historia est vitae magistra - The history is the tutor of life
    Hoc erat in votis - This was among my prayers
    Hoc est in votis - This is in my prayers
    Hoc est verum et nihili nisi verum - This is the truth and nothing but the truth
    Hoc est vivere bis vita posse priore frvi - To live twice is to make useful profit from one's past. Experience is the best teacher, so learn from it
    Hoc natura est insitum, ut quem timueris, hunc semper oderis - It's an innate thing to always hate the one we've learnt to fear
    Hoc tempore obsequium amicos, veritas odium parit - In these days friends are won through flattery, the truth gives birth to hate. (Terence)
    Hocine bibo aut in eum digitos insero? - Do I drink this or stick my fingers in it?
    Hodie mihi, cras tibi - Today for me, tomorrow for you
    Homines libenter quod volunt credunt - Men believe what they want to. (Terentius)
    Homines, dum docent, dis**** - Men learn while they teach. (Seneca)
    Homo doctvs is se semper divitias habet - A learned man always has wealth within himself
    Homo homini lupus - Man is a wolf to man
    Homo nudus cum nuda iacebat - Naked they lay together, man and woman
    Homo praesumitur bonus donec probetur malus - One is innocent until proven guilty
    Homo proponit, sed Deus disponit - Man proposes, but God disposes
    Homo sum, humani nihil a me alienum puto - I am human, therefore nothing human is strange to me
    Homo sum - I am a man
    Homo vitae commodatus non donatus est - Man has been lent to life, not given. (Pubilius Syrus)
    Honor virutis preamium - Honour is the reward of virtue
    Honores mutant mores - The honours change the customs. (Power corrupts)
    Honoris causa (h.c.) - As in doctorate, an honorary degree
    Horas non numero nisi serenas - I count only the bright hours. (Inscription on ancient sundials)
    Horribile dictu - Horrible to tell
    Horror vacui - Fear of empty places
    Hostis hvmani generis - Enemy of the human race
    Huc accedit zambonis! - Here comes the Zamboni!
    Humum mandere - To bite the dust
    Hunc tu caveto - Beware of this man

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    Ibidem (Ib.) - In the same place. (in a book)
    Id certum est quod certum reddi potest - That is certain that can be made certain
    Id est (i.e.) - That is to say
    Id est mihi, id non est tibi! - It is mine, not yours!
    Id imperfectum manet dum confectum erit - It ain't over until it's over
    Id tibi praebet speciem lepidissimam! - It looks great on you!
    Idem quod (i.q.) - The same as
    Idem - The same
    Iesus Nazarenus Rex Iudaeorum (INRI) - Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews
    Ignis aurum probat, miseria fortes viros - Life is not a bowl of cherries, or, literally, Fire tests gold; adversity tests strong men
    Ignis fatuus - Foolish fire (will-o-the-wisp)
    Ignorantia juris neminem excusat - Ignorance of the law excuses no one
    Ignoratio elenchi - An ignorance of proof
    Ignotus (ign.) - Unknown
    Ille dolet vere, qui sine teste dolet - He mourns honestly who mourns without witnesses. (Martialis)
    Ille mi par esse deo videtur - He seems to me to be equal to a god. (Catullus)
    Illegitimis nil carborundum - Don't let the bastards grind you down
    Illiud latine dici non potest - You can't say that in Latin
    Illius me paenitet, dux - Sorry about that, chief
    Imitatores, servum pecus! - Imitators, you slavish crowd! (Horace)
    Imperator/Imperatrix (Imp.) - Emperor/Empress
    Imperator - Emperor
    Imperium et libertas - Empire and liberty. (Cicero)
    Imperium in imperio - An empire within an empire, i.e. A fifth column, a group of people within an nation's territory who owe allegiance to some other leader
    Imperium - Absolute power
    Impossibilium nulla obligatio est - Nobody has any obligation to the impossible. (Corpus Iuris Civilis)
    Imprimatur - Let it be printed
    Imprimis - In first place
    In absentia - In one's absence
    In actu - In practice
    In aere aedificare - Build (castles) in the air. (St. Augustine)
    In aeternum - For eternity
    In alio pediculum, in te ricinum non vides - You see a louse on someone else, but not a tick on yourself. (Petronius)
    In articulo mortis - At the moment of death
    In banco - On the bench
    In camera - In private chamber
    In capite - In chief
    In cavda venenvm - In the tail [is the] poison. Watch out for what you don't see
    In curia - In court
    In dentibus anticis frustrum magnum spiniciae habes - You have a big piece of spinach in your front teeth
    In distans - At a distance
    In dubiis non est agendum - In dubious cases, you should not act
    In dubio pro reo - In doubt in favor of the accused. If there is a doubt about guiltiness, the judgement has to be in favour of the accused
    In dubio - In doubt
    In esse - In existence
    In excelsis - In the highest
    In extenso - At full length
    In extremis - In extremity
    In fine - At the end
    In flagrante delicto - In the very act of committing an offence
    In forma pauperis - In the form of a poor person; in a humble or abject manner
    In futuro - In the future
    In gremio legis - In the protection of the law
    In his ordo est ordinem non servare - In this case the only rule is not obeying any rules
    In hoc signo vinces - In this sign, you will be victorious. (Eusebios)
    In infinitum - To infinity; without end
    In libris libertas - In books (there is) freedom
    In limine - On the threshold, at the very outset
    In loco parentis - In the place of a parent
    In loco - In the place of
    In magnis et voluisse sat est - To once have wanted is enough in great deeds. (Propertius)
    In media res - In or into the middle of a sequence of events. (Horace)
    In medias res - Into the midst of things
    In medio stat virtus - Virtue stands in the middle. Virtue is in the moderate, not the extreme position. (Horace)
    In medio tutissimus ibis - In the middle of things you will go most safe. (Ovid)
    In memoriam - To the memory of
    In necessariis unitas, in dubiis libertas, in omnibus caritas - In necessary things unity, in doubtful things liberty, in all things charity
    In nomine Domini - In the name of the Lord
    In nomine Patris et Filii et Spiritus Santi - In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit
    In nubibus - In the clouds
    In nuce - In a nutshell
    In omnia paratus - Prepared for all things
    In ovo - In the egg
    In pace, ut sapiens, aptarit idonea bello - In peace, like a wise man, he appropriately prepares for war
    In pace - In peace
    In pari materia - Of like kind
    In partibus infidelium - In parts inhabited by unbelievers
    In parvo - In miniature
    In perpetuum - For ever
    In personam - Against the person
    In pleno - In full
    In pontificalibus - In the proper vestments of a pope or cardinal
    in posse - In possibility
    In posterum - Till the next day
    In praesenti - At the present time
    In principio - In the beginning
    In propria persona - In person
    In puris naturalibus - Completely naked
    In quaestione versare - To be under investigation
    In re - Refering to
    In rem - Against the matter (property)
    In rerum natura - In the nature of things
    In saecvla saecvlorvm - For ages of ages forever
    In se - In itself
    In silico - By means of a computer simulation
    In silvam ne ligna feras - Don't carry logs into the forest. (Horace)
    In situ - In position
    In specie - In kind; (a) in its own form and not in an equivalent (b) in coins and not in paper money
    In spiritu et veritate - In spirit and truth. (Versio Vulgata)
    In statu quo - In the same state
    In terrorem - As a warning; in order to terrify others
    In totidem verbis - In so many words
    In toto - As a whole, absolutely, Completely
    In transitu - In passing, on the way
    In usu - In use
    In utero - In the womb
    In vacuo - In a vacuum or empty space
    In vinculis etiam audax - In chains yet still bold (free)
    In vino veritas - The truth is in wine. (A drunk person tells the truth)
    In virtute sunt multi ascensus - There are many degrees in excellence. (Cicero)
    In vitro - In a test tube (literally glass)
    In vivo - In the living (thing)
    Incipit - Begin here
    Incredibile dictu - Incredible to say
    Index librorum prohibitorum - Official list of forbidden books not to be read by Catholics
    Indulgentiam quaeso - I ask your indulgence
    Infinitus est numerus stultorum - Infinite is the number of fools
    Infra dignitatem (dig.) - Undignified; beneath one's dignity
    Infra - Below, underneath
    Inhumanitas omni aetate molesta est - Inhumanity is harmful in every age. (Cicero)
    Iniqua nunquam regna perpetuo manent - Stern masters do not reign long. (Seneca Philosophus)
    Iniuria non excusat iniuriam - One wrong does not justify another
    Insanabile cacoethes scribendi - An incurable passion to write. (Juvenal)
    Insculpsit - He/she engraved it
    Instrumentum aeri temperando - Airconditioner
    Insula gilliganis - Gilligan's Island
    Integer vitae scelerisque purus - Blameless of life and free from crime
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    Intellectum valde amat - Love the intellect strongly. (St. Augustine)
    Intelligenti pauca - Few words suffice for he who understands
    Intelligo me intelligere - I understand that I understand. (St. Augustine)
    Inter alia - Among other things
    Inter alios - Amongst other people
    Inter arma silent leges - In time of war, laws are silent
    Inter caecos regnat strabo - Among blinds the squinting rules. (Erasmus)
    Inter caesa et porrecta - There's many a slip twixt cup and lip
    Inter canum et lupum - Between a dog and a wolf
    Inter nos - Between ourselves
    Inter partes - Made between two parties
    Inter se - Between themselves
    Inter spem et metum - Between hope and fear
    Inter vivos - Between living (people)
    Interdum feror cupidine partium magnarum europe vincendarum - Sometimes I get this urge to conquer large parts of Europe
    Interfice errorem, diligere errantem - Kill the sin, love the sinner. (St. Augustine)
    Interregnvm - Period between rules anarchy, lawlessnes
    Intra muros - Within the walls
    Intra vires - Within the power
    Inventas vitam iuvat excoluisse per artes - Let us improve life through science and art. (Vergil)
    Ipsa qvidem pretivm virtvs sibi - Virtue is its own reward
    Ipsa scientia potestas est - Knowledge itself is power. (Bacon)
    Ipsi dixit - He himself said it. (Cicero)
    Ipsissima verba - The exact words
    Ipso facto - By that very fact
    Ipso iure - By operation of the law
    Ira furor brevis est - Anger is a brief insanity. (Horace)
    Ire fortiter quo nemo ante iit - To boldly go where no man has gone before. (Star Trek)
    Isto pensitaris? - You get paid for this crap?
    Ita erat quando hic adveni - It was that way when I got here
    Ita est - Yes./It is so
    Ite, misse est - Go, the Mass is finished
    Iubilate Deo - Rejoice in God
    Iunctis viribus - By united efforts
    Iure divino - By divine law
    Iure humano - By human law
    Ius civile - Civil law
    Ius gentium - The law of nations
    Ius primae noctis - The right of the first night
    Ivs est ars boni et aeqvi - Law is the art of the good and the just
    Ivs gentivm - Right of tribes law of nations



    J

    Justitia omnibus - Justice for all


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    Koming soon - Sorry, bad joke



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    Labera lege - Read my lips
    Labor omnia vincit - Work conquers all things. (Virgil)
    Labra lege - Read my lips
    Lachryma Christi - Christ's tears
    Lapsus alumni - Error made
    Lapsus calami - A slip of the pen
    Lapsus linguae - A slip of the tongue
    Lapsus memoriae - A slip of the memory
    Lapsus nivium! - Avalanche!!
    Lares et penates - Household gods
    Latet anguis in herba - A snake lies in the grass. (Vergil)
    Latine dictum - Spoken in Latin
    Latine loqui coactus sum - I have this compulsion to speak Latin
    Latro! fremo! - Woof woof! Grrrr!
    Laudant illa, sed ista legunt - Some (writing) is praised, but other is read. (Martialis)
    Laudatores temporis acti - Praisers of time past
    Laus Deo - Praise be to God
    Lavdem virtvtis necessitati damvs - We give to necessity the praise of virtue finding the benefit in what's needful
    Lectori Salutem (L.S.) - Greetings to the reader
    Lectio brevior lectio potior - The shortest reading is the more probable reading
    Lector benevole - Kind reader
    Legatus a latere - Advisor from the side
    Lege atque lacrima - Read 'em and weep
    Lege et lacrima - Read it and weep
    Legum servi sumus ut liberi esse possimus - We are slaves of the law so that we may be able to be free. (Cicero)
    Leve fit, quod bene fertur, onus - The burden is made light which is borne well. (Ovid)
    Lex clavatoris designati rescindenda est - The designated hitter rule has got to go
    Lex domicilii - The law of a person's home country
    Lex fori - The law of the forum (country)
    Lex loci - The law of the place
    Lex malla, lex nulla - A bad law is no law. (St. Thomas Aquinas)
    Lex non scripta - The unwritten (common) law
    Lex scripta - The written law
    Lex talionis - The law of revenge
    Libenter homines id quod volunt credunt - Men gladly believe that which they wish for. (Caesar)
    Liberae sunt nostrae cogitationes - Our thoughts are free. (Cicero)
    Liberate te ex inferis - Save yourself from hell
    Libertas inaestimabilis res est - Liberty is a thing beyond all price. (Corpus Iuris Civilis)
    Liberum arbitrium - Free will
    Libra solidus denarius (L.S.D.) - Pounds, shillings, pence
    Licentia liquendi - Liberty of speaking
    Licentia poetica - Poetic licence. (Seneca)
    Licet - It is allowed
    Lingua franca - French tongue - the common or universal language
    Literati - Men of letters
    Litoralis - Beach bum
    Litterae humaniores - The humanities
    Loco citato (lc) - In the passage just quoted
    Locum tenens - One occupying the place (used as an English noun meaning 'deputy')
    Locus classicus - The most authoritative source, Classical passage
    Locus delicti - The scene of the crime
    Locus desperatus - A hopeless passage
    Locus enim est principum generationis rerum - For place is the origin of things. (Roger Bacon)
    Locus in quo - The place in which something happens
    Locus poenitentiae - A place for repentance
    Locus sigilli (l.s.) - The place of the seal
    Locus standi - Place of standing
    Longo intervallo - After a long gap
    Loquitur (loq.) - He/she speaks
    Luctor et emergo - I struggle but I'll survive
    Luke sum ipse patrem te - Luke, I am your father. (Star Wars)
    Lumen naturale - Natural light
    Lupus est homo homini - Man is wolf to man
    Lupus in fabula - The wolf in the tale (i.e. Speak of the wolf, and he will come) (Terence)
    Lusus naturae - A freak of nature
    Lux et veritas - Light and Truth
    Lux mundi - The light of the world
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    Machina improba! Vel mihi ede potum vel mihi redde nummos meos! - You infernal machine! Give me a beverage or give me my money back!
    Maecenas atavis edite regibus - Maecenas, born of monarch ancestors. (Horace)
    Magister artis ingeniique largitor venter - Necessity is the mother of all invention
    Magister Artium (MA) - Master of arts
    Magister mundi sum! - I am the master of the universe!
    Magna charta - Great paper
    Magna cum laude - With great honour or academic distinction
    Magna res est vocis et silentii temperamentum - The great thing is to know when to speak and when to keep quiet
    Magnas inter oper inops - A pauper in the midst of wealth. (Horace)
    Magnificat - It magnifies
    Magnum bonum - A great good
    Magnum opus - Great work, the major work of one's life
    Magnus frater spectat te - Big Brother is watching you
    Maior risus, acrior ensis: quadragesima octava regula quaesitus - The bigger the smile, the sharper the knife: the 48th rule of acquisition
    Mala fide - In bad faith (something which is done fraudulently)
    Male parta male dilabuntur - What has been wrongly gained is wrongly lost. (Ill-gotten gains seldom prosper.) (Cicero)
    Malum consilium quod mutari non potest - It's a bad plan that can't be changed. (Publilius Syrus)
    Malum prohibitum - A prohibited wrong. A crime that society decides is wrong for some reason, not inherently evil
    Malum quidem nullum esse sine aliquo bono - There is, to be sure, no evil without something good. (Pliny the Elder)
    Manus in mano - Hand in hand
    Manus manum lavat - One hand washes the other. The favor for the favor. (Petronius)
    Mare clausum - A closed sea
    Mare liberum - An open sea
    Mare nostrum - Our sea. (Mediterranean)
    Margaritas ante porcos - Pearls before swine. To give something valuable to someone not respecting it
    Mater artium necessitas - Necessity is the mother of invention
    Mater dolorosa - Sorrowful mother. (Virgin Mary)
    Mater memento mori - Remember your mortality
    Mater tua criceta fuit, et pater tuo redoluit bacarum sambucus - Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries
    Mater - Mother
    Materfamilias - Mother of family
    Materia medica - Medical matter
    Materiam superabat opus - The workmanship was better than the subject matter. (Ovid)
    Maxima debetur puero reverentia - We owe the greatest respect to a child
    Maximus in minimis - Great in little things
    Me fallit - I do not know
    Me iudice - I being judge; in my judgement
    Me oportet propter praeceptum te nocere - I'm going to have to hurt you on principle
    Me transmitte sursum, caledoni! - Beam me up, Scotty!
    Mea culpa - Through my fault
    Mea maxima culpa - Through my very great fault
    Mea mihi conscientia pluris est quam omnium sermo - My conscience means more to me than all speech. (Cicero)
    Medice, cura te ipsum! - Physician, heal thyself! (Versio Vulgata)
    Medici graviores morbos asperis remediis curant - Doctors cure the more serious diseases with harsh remedies. (Curtius Rufus)
    Medicus curat, natura sanat - The physician treats, nature cures
    Medio tutissimus ibis - You will go safest in the middle. (Moderation in all things) (Ovid)
    Mei capilli sunt flagrantes - My hair is on fire
    Meliora cogito - I strive for the best
    Melitae amor - Love of Malta
    Melius est praevenire quam praeveniri - Better to forestall than to be forestalled
    Melius frangi quam flecti - It is better to break than to bend
    Melius tarde, quam nunquam - Better late than never
    Mellita, domi adsum - Honey, I'm home
    Memento mori - Remember that you must die
    Memento vivere - A reminder of life (literally remember that you have to live)
    Memorabilia - Memorable things
    Memorandum - A note of; a thing to be remembered
    Memoria in aeterna - In everlasting remembrance
    Memoriter - From memory
    Mendacem memorem esse oportet - A liar needs a good memory. (Quintilianus)
    Mens agitat molem - The mind moves the matter. (Vergil)
    Mens rea - Guilty mind
    Mens regnum bona possidet - An honest heart is a kingdom in itself. (Seneca)
    Mens sana in corpore sano - A sound mind in a sound body. (Juvenalis)
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    Mens sibi conscia recti - A mind conscious of its rectitude
    Meum cerebrum nocet - My brain hurts
    Meum pactum dictum - My word is my bond
    Mihi cura futuri - My concern is the future
    Mihi ignosce. Cum homine de cane debeo congredi - Excuse me. I've got to see a man about a dog
    Millennium (millennia) - A thousand year period
    Minime senuisti! - You haven't aged a bit!
    Minus habens - Absentminded
    Mirabile dictu - Wonderful to say/relate. (Vergil)
    Mirabile visu - Wonderful to behold
    Miserere - Have mercy
    Missa solemnis - Solemn Mass. (high Mass)
    Mittimus - We send (to prison)
    Modus agendi - Manner of operation
    Modus operandi (m.o.) - Way of operating
    Modus vivendi - Way of living
    Monstra mihi pecuniam! - Show me the money!
    Moratorium - A delay
    Morituri te salutant - Those who are about to die salute you
    Mors ultima linea rerum est - Death is everything's final limit. (Horace)
    Mors ultima ratio - Death is the final accounting
    Mortvi non mordant - Dead me don't bite; Dead men tell no tale
    Motu proprio - Of one's own initiative
    Mulier taceat in ecclesia - Let the woman be silent in church. (Paul)
    Multi famam, conscientiam pauci verentur - Many fear their reputation, few their conscience. (Pliny)
    Multis post annis - Many years later
    Multum in parvo - Much in little. (small but significant)
    Multun, non multa - Much, not many (quality not quantity)
    Mundus vult decipi, ergo decipiatur - The world wants to be deceived, so let it be deceived!
    Mundus vult decipi - The world wants to be deceived
    Munit haec et altera vincit - One defends and the other conquers
    Mus uni non fidit antro - A mouse does not rely on just one hole. (Plautus)
    Musica delenit bestiam feram - Music soothes the savage beast
    Mutatis mutandis - The necessary changes having been made
    Mutato nomine - The name being changed
    Mvlti svnt vocati, pavci vero electi - Many are called [but] few are chosen
    Mvndvs vvlt decipi - The world wishes to be deceived there's a sucker born every minute
    Mvtatis mvtandis - The things that ought to have changed having been changed with the necessary substitutions having been made


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    Nam et ipsa scientia potestas es - Knowledge is power. (Sir Francis Bacon)
    Nascentes morimur - From the moment we are born, we begin to die
    Natale solum - Native soil
    Natura abhorret a vacua - Nature abhors a vacuum
    Natura in minima maxima - Nature is the greatest in the smallest things
    Natura nihil fit in frustra - Nature does nothing in vain
    Natura, artis magistra - Nature, the mistress of art
    Naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurret - You can drive nature out with a pitchfork but she always comes back
    Navigare necesse est - To sail is necessary
    Ne auderis delere orbem rigidum meum! - Don't you dare erase my hard disk!
    Ne cede malis - Yield not to evils
    Ne feceris ut rideam - Don't make me laugh
    Ne humanus crede - Trust no human
    Ne nimium - Not too much
    Ne plus ultra - No further. Impassable obstacle
    Ne quid nimis - Nothing in excess. (Terence)
    Nec laudas nisi mortuos poetas: tanti non est, ut placeam, perire - If only dead poets are praised, I'd rather go unsung
    Nec mortem effugere quisquam nec amorem potest - No one is able to flee from death or love
    Nec possum tecum vivere, nec sine te - I am able to live / I can live neither with you, nor without you. (Martial)
    Nec verbum verbo curabis reddere fidus interpres - As a true translator you will take care not to translate word for word. (Horace)
    Necesse est multos timeat quem multi timent - He must fear many, whom many fear. (Laberius)
    Necessitas non habet legem - Necessity knows no law
    Negotium populo romano melius quam otium committi - The Roman people understand work better than leisure
    Nemine contradicente (nem. con.) - With no one speaking in opposition. Unanimously
    Nemine dissentiente (nem. diss.) - With no one disagreeing
    Nemo ante mortem beatus - Nobody is blessed before his death. We never know what is future preparing for us!
    Nemo autem regere potest nisi qui et regi - Moreover, there is no one who can rule unless he can be ruled. (Seneca)
    Nemo dat quod non habet - No one gives what he does not have
    Nemo gratis mendax - No man lies freely. A person with no reason to lie is telling the truth
    Nemo hic adest illius nominis - There is no one here by that name
    Nemo liber est qui corpori servit - No one is free who is a slave to his body
    Nemo malus felix - No bad man is lucky. (Juvenal)
    Nemo me impune lacessit - No one provokes me with impunity. (motto of the Kings of Scotland)
    Nemo nisi mors - Nobody except death (will part us). (Inscription in the wedding ring of the Swedish Queen Katarina Jagellonica)
    Nemo propheta in patria sua - No one is considered a prophet in his hometown/homeland
    Nemo repente fuit turpissimus - No one ever became thoroughly bad in one step. (Juvenal)
    Nemo risum praebuit, qui ex se coepit - Nobody is laughed at, who laughs at himself. (Seneca)
    Nemo saltat sobrius nisi forte insanit - Nobody dances sober unless he's insane
    Nemo saltat sobrius - No man dances sober
    Nemo sine vitio est - No one is without fault. (Seneca the Elder)
    Nemo surdior est quam is qui non audiet - No man is more deaf than he who will not hear
    Nemo timendo ad summum pervenit locum - No man by fearing reaches the top. (Syrus)
    Nervos belli, pecuniam. (Nervus rerum.) - The nerve of war, money. (The nerve of things.) (Cicero)
    Nescio quid dicas - I don't know what you're talking about
    Neutiquam erro - I am not lost
    Nihil ad rem - Nothing to do with the point
    Nihil agere delectat - It is pleasant to do nothing. (Cicero)
    Nihil aliud scit necessitas quam vincere - Necesssity knows nothing else but victory. (Syrus)
    Nihil curo de ista tua stulta superstitione - I'm not interested in your dopey religious cult
    Nihil declaro - I have nothing to declare
    Nihil est ab omni parte beatum - Nothing is good in every part. (Horace)
    Nihil est incertius volgo - Nothing is more uncertain than the (favour of the) crowd. (Cicero)
    Nihil est miserum nisi cum putes - Nothing is unfortunate if you don't consider it unfortunate. (Boethius)
    Nihil est--In vita priore ego imperator romanus fui - That's nothing--in a previous life I was a Roman Emperor
    Nihil obstat - Nothing stands in the way
    Nihil sub sole novum - Nothing new under the sun
    Nihil tam munitum quod non expugnari pecunia possit - No fort is so strong that it cannot be taken with money. (Cicero)
    Nihil - Nothing
    Nil actum credens dum quid superesset agendum - Thinking nothing done, while anything was yet to do
    Nil actum reputa si quid superest agendum - Don't consider that anything has been done if anything is left to be done. (Lucan)
    Nil admirari - To admire nothing. (Horace)
    Nil agit exemplum, litem quod lite resolvit - Not much worth is an example that solves one quarrel with another. (Horace)
    Nil desperandum! - Never despair! (Horace)
    Nil homini certum est - Nothing is certain for man. (Ovid)
    Nil sine numine - Nothing without the Divine Will
    Nill illigitimi carborundum - Do not let the bastards get you down
    Nisi credideritis, non intelligetis - Unless you will have believed, you will not understand. (St. Augustine)
    Nisi prius - Unles previously
    Nisi - Unless
    Nolens volens - Whether one likes it or not; willing or unwilling
    Noli equi dentes inspicere donati - Do not look a gift horse in the mouth. (St. Jerome)
    Noli me tangere! - Don't touch me! (Versio Vulgata)
    Noli me voca, ego te vocabo - Don't call me. I'll call you
    Noli nothis permittere te terere - Don_t let the bastards get you down
    Noli simul flare sobereque - Don't whistle and drink at the same time
    Noli turbare circulos meos! - Don't upset my calculations! (Archimedes)
    Nolite id cogere, cape malleum majorem - Don't force it, get a bigger hammer
    Nolle prosequi - Do not pursue
    Nolo contendere - I do not wish to contend
    Nomen est omen - The name is the sign
    Nomina stultorum parietibus haerent - The names of foolish persons adhere to walls (Fools names and fools faces are often seen in public places.)
    Nominatim - By name
    Non bis in idem - Not twice for the same thing
    Non calor sed umor est qui nobis incommodat - It's not the heat, it's the humidity
    Non compos mentis - Not in possession of one's senses
    Non curo. Si metrum non habet, non est poema - I don't care. If it doesn't rhyme, it isn't a poem
    Non erravi perniciose! - I did not commit a fatal error!
    Non est ad astra mollis e terris via - There is no easy way from the earth to the stars. (Seneca)
    Non est ei similis - There is no one like him
    Non est mea culpa - It's not my fault
    Non est vivere sed valere vita est - Life is not being alive but being well (life is more than just being alive)
    Non Gradus Anus Rodentum! - Not Worth A Rats Ass!
    Non ignara mals, miseris svccvrrere disco - No stranger to misfortune [myself] I learn to relieve the sufferings [of others
    Non illigitamus carborundum - Don't let the bastards grind you down
    Non licet - It is not allowed
    Non liquet - It is not clear
    Non mihi, non tibi, sed nobis - Not for you, not for me, but for us - the foundation of a good relationship
    Non mortem timemus, sed cogitationem mortis - We do not fear death, but the thought of death. (Seneca)
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    Non multa, sed multum - Not many, but much. (Meaning, not quantity but quality) (Plinius)
    Non nobis, Domine - Not unto us, O Lord
    Non omne quod licet honestum est - Not everything that is permitted is honest. (Corpus Iuris Civilis)
    Non omne quod nitet aurum est - Not all that glitters is gold
    Non omnes qui habemt citharam sunt citharoedi - Not all those who own a musical instrument are musicians. (Bacon)
    Non omnia moriar - Not all of me will die. (Horace)
    Non omnia possumus omnes - Not all of us are able to do all things (We can't all do everything.) (Virgil)
    Non omnis moriar - Not all of me will die. (his works would live forever) (Horace)
    Non placet - It does not please
    Non plaudite. Modo pecuniam jacite - Don't applaud. Just throw money
    Non plus ultra! (Nec plus ultra!) - Nothing above that!
    Non prosequitur - He does not proceed
    Non quis, sed quid - Not who, but what
    Non rape me si placet - Please don't rob me
    Non scholae sed vitae discimus - We do not learn for school, but for life. (Seneca)
    Non semper erit aestas - It will not always be summer (be prepared for hard times)
    Non sequitur - It does not follow
    Non serviam - I will not serve
    Non sibi sed suis - Not for one's self but for one's people
    Non sibi, sed patriae - Not for you, but for the fatherland
    Non sum pisces - I am not a fish
    Non sum qualis eram - I am not what / of what sort I was (I'm not what I used to be.)
    Non teneas aurum totum quod splendet ut aurum - Do not take as gold everything that shines like gold
    Non timetis messor - Don't Fear the Reaper
    Non uno die roma aedificata est - Rome was not built in one day (either)
    Non ut edam vivo, sed vivam edo - I do not live to eat, but eat to live. (Quintilianus)
    Non vereor ne illam me amare hic potuerit resciscere; quippe haud etiam quicquam inepte feci - I don't think anyone knows I love the girl; I haven't done anything really silly yet
    Non, mihi ignosce, credo me insequentem esse - No, excuse me, I believe I'm next
    Nonne amicus certus in re incerta cernitur? - A friend in need is a friend in deed. (our equivalent)
    Nonne de novo eboraco venis? - You're from New York, aren't you?
    Nonne macescis? - Have you lost weight?
    Nosce te ipsum - Know thyself. (Inscription at the temple of Apollo in Delphi.)
    Nota bene (nb.) - Note well. Observe carefully
    Novus homo - A new Man; a man who was the first in his family to be elected to an office
    Novus ordo saeculorum - A new order of ages
    Novus ordo seclorum - A new order for the ages. (appears on the U.S. one-dollar bill)
    Nulla avarita sine poena est - There is no avarice without penalty. (Seneca)
    Nulla dies sine linea - Not a day without a line. Do something every day! (Apeles, Greek painter)
    Nulla regula sine exceptione - There is no rule/law without exception
    Nulla res carius constat quam quae precibus empta est - Nothing is so expensive as that which you have bought with pleas. (Seneca)
    Nulla vit melior quam bona - There's no life better than a good life
    Nulli expugnabilis hosti - Conquered By No Enemy. (motto of Gibraltar)
    Nulli secundus - Second to none
    Nullius in verba - (Rely) on the words on no one. (Horace)
    Nullo metro compositum est - It doesn't rhyme
    Nullum crimen sine lege, nulla poena sine lege - No crime and no punishment without a (pre-existing) law
    Nullum est iam dictum quod non dictum sit prius - Nothing is said that hasn't been said before. (Terence)
    Nullum gratuitum prandium - There is no free lunch!
    Nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementiae - There is no one great ability without a mixture of madness
    Nullum saeculum magnis ingeniis clausum est - No generation is closed to great talents. (Seneca)
    Nullus est instar domus - There is no place like home
    Nullus est liber tam malus ut non aliqua parte prosit - There is no book so bad that it is not profitable on some part. (Pliny the Younger)
    Numen - Divine power
    Numero pondere et mensura Deus omnia condidit - God created everything by number, weight and measure. (Isaac Newton)
    Numerus clausus - A restricted number
    Nummus americanus - Greenback. ($US)
    Numquam aliud natura, aliud sapientia dicit - Never does nature say one thing and wisdom say another
    Numquam non paratus - Never unprepared
    Numquam se minus solum quam cum solus esset - You are never so little alone as when you are alone. (Cicero)
    Nunc dimittis - Now let depart
    Nunc est bibendum - Now we must drink. (Horace)
    Nvdvm pactvm - A nude pact an invalid agreement a contract with illusory benefits or without consideration hence unenforceable
    Nvllvm qvod tetiget non ornavit - He touched none he did not adorn - not simply 'the Midas touch', or 'he left things better than he found them', but a tribute to a Renaissance man
    Nvnc avt nvnqvam - Now or never
    Nvnc dimittis - Now let [thy servant] depart - generally any permission to go, specifically to express one's readiness to depart or die
    Nvnc pro tvnc - Now for then retroactive

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    O curas hominum! O quantum est in rebus inane! - Ah, human cares! Ah, how much futility in the world! (Lucilius)
    O di immortales! - Good heavens! (uttered by Cicero on the Senate floor)
    O diem praeclarum! - Oh, what a beautiful day!
    O praeclarum custodem ovium lupum! - An excellent protector of sheep, the wolf! (Cicero)
    O quam cito transit gloria mundi! - O how quickly passes the glory of the world!
    O sancta simplicitas! - Oh, holy simplicity! (Jan Hus)
    O tempora, O mores! - Oh, the times! Oh, the morals! (Cicero)
    O! Plus! Perge! Aio! Hui! Hem! - Oh! More! Go on! Yes! Ooh! Ummm!
    Obesa cantavit - The fat lady has sung
    Obiit (ob.) - He/she died
    Obiter (ob.) - In passing
    Obiter dictum - Something said in passing - parenthetical remark
    Oblitus sum perpolire clepsydras! - I forgot to polish the clocks!
    Obscurum per obscurius - The obscure by means of the more obscure
    Obsta principiis - Resist the beginnings - Nip it in the bud
    Occasio aegre offertur, facile amittitur - Opportunity is offered with difficulty, lost with ease. (Publius Syrus)
    Occasio facit furem - Opportunity makes a thief
    Oderint dum metuant - Let them hate provided that they fear. (Seneca)
    Odi et amo - I hate (her), and I love (her) (Catullus)
    Odium theologicum - Theological hatred. (a special name for the hatred generated in theological disputes)
    Olevm addere camino - To pour fuel on the stove adding gasoline to a fire
    Olevm perdisti - You have lost oil you've wasted your time on this criticism for a misallocation of resources
    Olim habeas eorum pecuniam, numquam eam reddis: prima regula quaesitus - Once you have their money, you never give it back: the 1st rule of acquisiton
    Olim - Formerly
    Omne ignotum pro magnifico est - We have great notions of everything unknown. (Tacitus)
    Omne initium est difficile - Every beginning is difficult
    Omne trium perfectum - Everything that comes in threes is perfect
    Omne tvlit pvnctvm qvi miscvit vtile dvlci - [he] has gained every point who has combined [the] useful [with the] agreeable
    Omnes aequo animo parent ubi digni imperant - All men cheerfully obey where worthy men rule. (Syrus)
    Omnes deteriores svmvs licentia - Too much freedom debases us
    Omnes lagani pistrinae gelate male sapiunt - All frozen pizzas taste lousy
    Omnes una manet nox - The same night awaits us all. (Horace)
    Omnes vulnerant, ultima necat - All (hours) wound, the last kills. (inscription on solar clocks)
    Omnia iam fient quae posse negabam - Everything which I used to say could not happen will happen now. (Ovid)
    Omnia mea mecum porto - All that is mine, I carry with me. (My wisdom is my greatest wealth) (Cicero)
    Omnia mihi lingua graeca sunt - It's all Greek to me
    Omnia mors aequat - Death equals all things
    Omnia munda mundis - Everything is pure to pure ones
    Omnia mutantur nos et mutamur in illis - All things change, and we change with them
    Omnia mutantur, nihil interit - Everything changes, nothing perishes. (Ovid)
    Omnia mutantur, nos et mutamur in illis - All things are changing, and we are changing with them
    Omnia vincit amor - Love conquers all
    Omnia vincit amor; et nos cedamus amori - Love conquers all things; let us too surrender to love. (Vergil)
    Omnium gatherum - Assortment
    Omnium rerum principia parva sunt - Everything has a small beginning. (Cicero)
    Onus probandi - The burden of proof
    Opere citato (op. cit.) - In the work just quoted
    Optimis parentibus - To my excellent parents. A common dedication in a book
    Optimus magister, bonus liber - The best teacher is a good book
    Opus Dei - The work of God
    Ora et labora - Pray and work. (St. Benedict)
    Ora pro nobis - Pray for us
    Oratvr fit, poeta nascitvr - An orator is made [but] a poet is born
    Orbes volantes exstare - Flying saucers are real
    Orbiter dictum/dicta - Said by the way (miscellaneous remarks)
    Orcae ita - Pretty straightforward
    Ore rotundo - With full voice
    Osculare pultem meam! - Kiss my grits!
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    Pace tua - With your consent
    Pace - By leave of
    Pacta sunt servanda - Agreements are to be kept. (Cicero)
    Pactum serva - Keep the faith
    Pallida mors - Pale Death. (Horace)
    Palmam qui meruit ferat - Let him who has earned it bear the reward
    Panem et circenses - Bread and circuses. Food and games to keep people happy. (Juvenalis)
    Par pare refero - I return like for like tit for tat retaliation
    Parens patriae - Parent of the country
    Pares cvm paribvs - Like persons with like persons. Birds of a feather flock together
    Pari passu - With equal pace - moving together
    Pars maior lacrimas ridet et intus habet - You smile at your tears but have them in your heart. (Martialis)
    Particeps criminis - Partner in crime
    Parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus - Mountains will be in labour, and an absurd mouse will be born. (all that work and nothing to show for it)
    Parva leves capiunt animas - Small things occupy light minds (small things amuse small minds)
    Parva scintilla saepe magnam flamam excitat - The small sparkle often initiates a large flame
    Passim - All through
    Pater familias - Father of the family
    Pater historiae - The father of history
    Pater Noster - Our Father (The first words of the Lord's Prayer in Latin)
    Pater patriae - Father of the country
    Patria est communis omnium parens - Our native land is the common parent of us all. (Cicero)
    Patris est filius - He is his father's son
    Paucis verbis, quid est deconstructionismus? - What, in a nutshell, is deconstructionism?
    Paucis verbis - In a few words
    Pavesco, pavesco - I'm shaking, I'm shaking
    Pavpertas omnivm artivm repertrix - Poverty [is the] inventor of all the arts necessity is the mother of invention
    Pax et bonum! - Peace and salvation!
    Pax tecum - May peace be with you (Singular)
    Pax vobiscum - May peace be with you (Plural)
    Pax - Peace
    Peccatum tacituritatis - Sin of silence
    Peccavi - I have sinned
    Peculium - Property
    Pecunia in arbotis non crescit - Money does not grow on trees
    Pecunia non olet - Money has no smell. Money doesn't stink. (don't look a gift horse in the mouth) (Vespasianus)
    Pecvniate obedivnt omnia - All things obey money. Money makes the world go round
    Pede poena claudo - Punishment comes limping. Retribution comes slowly, but surely. (Horace)
    Pendente lite - While a suit is pending
    Penetalia mentis - The innermost recesses of the mind. Heart of hearts
    Per accidens - By Accident
    Per angusta in augusta - Through difficulties to great things
    Per annum (p.a.) - Yearly
    Per ardua ad astra - Through difficulties to the stars
    Per aspera ad astra - Through the thorns to the stars
    Per capita - Per head
    Per cent (per centum) - Per hundred
    Per contra - On the contrary
    Per diem - Per day; daily allowance
    Per fas et nefas - Through right or wrong
    Per impossibile - As is impossible a way to qualify a proposition that cannot ever be true
    Per mensem - Monthly
    Per procurationem (per pro) - By delegation to
    Per se - By or in itself
    Per varios usus artem experientia fecit - Through different exercises practice has brought skill. (Manilius)
    Perfer et obdura; dolor hic tibi proderit olim - Be patient and tough; some day this pain will be useful to you. (Ovid)
    Periculum in mora - There is danger in delay. (Livy)
    Perpetuo vincit qui utitur clementia - He is forever victor who employs clemency. (Syrus)
    Perpetuum mobile - Perpetual motion
    Perscriptio in manibus tabellariorum est - The check is in the mail
    Persona (non) grata - (un)welcome person
    Pessimum genus inimicorum laudantes - Flatterers are the worst type of enemies
    Pessimus inimicorum genus, laudantes - The worst kind of enemies, those who can praise. (Tacitus)
    Petitio principii - An assumption at the start
    Philosophum non facit barba! - The beard does not define a philosopher. (Plutarch)
    Pictor ignotus - Painter unknown
    Pinxit - He/she painted it
    Pistrix! Pistrix! - Shark! Shark!
    Placebo - I will please. Medical expression for remedies with no medical effect, which improve one's medical condition only because one believes they do
    Placet - It pleases
    Pleno iure - With full authority
    Pluralitas non est ponenda sine neccesitate - Entities should not be multiplied unnecessarily
    Plusque minusque - More or less
    Plvres crapvla qvam gladivs - Drunkeness [kills] more than the sword. As true today on the road as it ever was
    Poeta nascitur, non fit - The poet is born, not made
    Poli, poli, di umbuendo - Slowly, Slowly we will get there
    Pone ubi sol non lucet! - Put it where the sun don't shine!
    Posse (posse comitatus) - The power of the country
    Possunt quia posse videntur - They can because they think they can
    Post bellum - After the war
    Post coitem - After sexual intercourse
    Post factum - After the fact
    Post hoc ergo propter hoc - After this, therefore because of this
    Post hoc - After this
    Post meridiem (p.m.) - After midday
    Post mortem - After death. (nowadays, the autopsy performed by a coroner)
    Post obitum - After death
    Post partum - After childbirth
    Post proelia praemia - After the battles come the rewards
    Post scriptum (ps) - After what has been written
    Post tenebras lux - After the darkness, light
    Postatem obscuri lateris nescitis - You do not know the power of the dark side
    Potes currere sed te occulere non potes - You can run, but you can't hide
    Potest ex casa magnus vir exire - A great man can come from a hut. (Seneca)
    Potestatem obscuri lateris nescis - You don't know the power of the dark side. (Star Wars)
    Potius mori quam foedari - Rather to die than to be dishonoured (death before dishonour)
    Potius sero quam numquam - It's better late than never. (Livy)
    Praemonitus, pramunitus - Forewarned, forearmed
    Praetio prudentia praestat - Prudence supplies a reward
    Prehende uxorem meam, sis! - Take my wife, please!
    Prescriptio in manibus tabellariorium est - The check is in the mail
    Pretium iustum est - The Price is Right
    Prima facie - At first sight; on the face of it. (in law, an obvious case that requires no further proof)
    Primum mobile - Prime mover
    Primum non nocere - The first thing is to do no harm. (Hippocratic oath)
    Primum viveri deinde philosophari - Live before you philosophize, or Leap before you look
    Primus inter pares - First among equals
    Principiis obsta - Resist the beginnings
    Pro bono (pro bono publico) - For the good of the public
    Pro di immortales! - Good Heavens!
    Pro et contra - For and against
    Pro forma - As a matter of formality
    Pro hac vice - For this occaision
    Pro memoria - For a memorial
    Pro nunc - For now
    Pro opportunitate - As circumstances allow
    Pro patria - For one's country
    Pro rata - In proportion to the value. (per hour for example)
    Pro re nata (prn) - For an occasion as it arises
    Pro se - On one's own behalf
    Pro tanto - So far
    Pro tempore (pro tem.) - For the time being
    Probae esti in segetem sunt deteriorem datae fruges, tamen ipsae suaptae enitent - A good seed, planted even in poor soil, will bear rich fruit by its own nature. (Accius)
    Probatum est - It has been proved
    Probitas laudatur et alget - Honesty is praised and left in the cold. (Juvenal)
    Promotor fidei - Promoter of the faith
    Promoveatur ut amoveatur - Let him be promoted to get him out of the way
    Propino fibi salutem! - Cheers!
    Proprium humani ingenii est odisse quem laeseris - It is human nature to hate a person whom you have injured
    Proxime accessit - He/she came close
    Proximo (prox.) - Of the next month
    Proximus sum egomet mihi - I am closest to myself. (Charity begins at home.) (Terence)
    Pueri pueri, pueri puerilia tractant - Children are children, (therefore) children do childish things
    Pulvis et umbra sumus - We are dust and shadow. (Horace)
    Purgamentum init, exit purgamentum - Garbage in, garbage out
    Puris omnia pura - To the pure all things are pure
    Puri sermonis amator - A lover of pure speech. (Terence)
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    Qua - In so far as
    Quad nesciunt eos non interficiet - What they don't know won't kill them
    Quandoquidem inter nos sanctissima divitiarum maiestas, esti funesta pecunia templo nondum habitas - Among us, the god most revered is Wealth, but so far it has no temple of its own
    Quae nocent, saepe docent - What hurts, often instructs. One learns by bitter/adverse experience
    Quae vide (qqv) - See these things
    Quaere verum - Seek the truth
    Quaere - (You might) ask. Used to introduce questions, usually rhetorical or tangential questions
    Qualem blennum! - What a doofus!
    Qualem muleirculam! - What a bimbo!
    Qualis pater talis filius - As is the father, so is the son; like father, like son
    Quam bene vivas refert, non quam diu - The important thing isn't how long you live, but how well you live. (Seneca)
    Quam se ipse amans-sine rivali! - Himself loving himself so much-without a rival! (Cicero)
    Quam terribilis est haec hora - How fearful is this hour
    Quandam - Formally
    Quando omni flunkus moritatus - When all else fails play dead
    Quantum materiae materietur marmota monax si marmota monax materiam possit materiari? - How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
    Quantum meruit - As much as he/she deserved
    Quantum sufficit (qs) - As much as suffices
    Quaque mane (qm) - Every morning
    Quaque nocte (qn) - Every night
    Quasi - As if
    Quater in die (Q.I.D) - Take four times a day
    Quem di diligunt, adolescens moritur - Whom the gods love die young. (only the good die young)
    Quemadmodum possums scire utrum vere simus an solum sentiamus nos esse? - How are we to know whether we actually exist or only think we exist?
    Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentis telum est - A sword is never a killer, it's a tool in the killer's hands. (Seneca)
    Qui bene cantat, bis orat - He who sings well, prays twice
    Qui bono? - Who benfits?
    Qui dedit benificium taceat; narret qui accepit - Let him who has done a good deed be silent; let him who has received it tell it. (Seneca)
    Qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum - Let him who wishes for peace prepare for war. (Vegetius)
    Qui docet discit - He who teaches learns
    Qui dormit, non peccat - One who sleeps doesn't sin
    Qui habet aures audiendi audiat - He who has ears, let him understand how to listen
    Qui ignorabat, ignorabitur - One who is ignorant will remain unnoticed
    Qui me amat, amet et canem meum - Love me, love my dog
    Qui multum habet, plus cupit - He who has much desires more. (Seneca)
    Qui nimium probat, nihil probat - One who proves too much, proves nothing
    Qui non est hodie cras minus aptus erit - He who is not prepared today will be less so tomorrow. (Ovid)
    Qui omnes insidias timet in nullas incidit - He who fears every ambush falls into none. (Pubilius Syrus)
    Qui potest capere capiat - Let him accept it who can. Freely: If the shoe fits, wear it
    Qui pro innocente dicit, satis est eloquens - He who speaks for the innocent is eloquent enough. (Publius Syrus)
    Qui scribit bis legit - He who writes reads twice
    Qui tacet consentire videtur - He that is silent is thought to consent
    Qui tacet consentit - Silence gives consent
    Qui vir odiosus! - What a bore!
    Qui vivat atque floreat ad plurimos annos - May he live and flourish for many years
    Qui vult dare parva non debet magna rogare - He who wishes to give little shouldn't ask for much
    Quia natura mutari non potest idcirco verae amicitiae sempiternae sunt - Since nature cannot change, true friendships are eternal. (Horace)
    Quid agis, medice? - What's up, Doc?
    Quid est illa in auqua? - What's that in the water?
    Quid Novi - What's New?
    Quid nunc - What now?! (a nosy busybody)
    Quid pro quo - Something for something. i.e. A favor for a favor
    Quid quid latine dictum sit, altum videtur - Anything said in Latin sounds profound
    Quid rides? Mutato nomine de te fabula narratur - What are you laughing at? Just change the name and the joke's on you. (Horace)
    Quidnunc? Or Quid nunc? - What now? As a noun, a quidnunc is a busybody or a gossip
    Quidquid agis, prudenter agas et respice finem! - Whatever you do, do cautiously, and look to the end
    Quidquid id est, timeo Danaos et dona ferentes - Whatever it is, I fear the Greeks, even bearing gifts. (Vergil)
    Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum videtur - Anything said in Latin sounds profound
    Quidvis Recte Factum Quamvis Humile Praeclarum - Whatever is rightly done, however humble, is noble
    Quieta non movere - Don't move settled things, or Don't rock the boat
    Quinon proficit deficit - He who does not advance, go backwards
    Quique amavit, cras amet - May he love tomorrow who has never loved before;
    Quis custodiet ipsos custodes - Who shall keep watch over the guardians? (Luvenalis) Don't assign a fox to guard the henhouse
    Quis separabit? - Who shall separate us?
    Quis, quid, ubi, quibus auxiliis, cur, quomodo, quando? - Who, what, where, with what, why, how, when?
    Quisque comoedum est - Everybody is a comedian
    Quo ad hoc - As much as this (to this extent)
    Quo animo? - With what spirit? (or intent?)
    Quo fas et gloria do**** - Where right and glory lead
    Quo iure? - By what law?
    Quo signo nata es? - What's your sign?
    Quo usque tandem abutere, catilina, patientia nostra? - How long will you abuse our patience, Catiline? (Cicero)
    Quo vadis? - Where are you going? / Whither goest thou?
    Quod bonum, felix faustumque sit! - May it be good, fortunate and prosperous! (Cicero)
    Quod differtur, non aufertur - That which is postponed is not dropped. Inevitable is yet to happen. (Sir Thomas More)
    Quod erat demonstrandum (QED) - Which was to be demonstrated
    Quod erat faciendum (QEF) - Which was to be done
    Quod erat in veniendum - Which was to be found
    Quod est (qe) - Which is
    Quod foetet? - What's that bad smell?
    Quod incepimus conficiemus - What we have begun we shall finish
    Quod licet Iovi non licet bovi - What Jupiter (supreme God) is allowed to do, cattle (people) are not
    Quod minimum specimen in te ingenii? - What microscopic evidence of wit can be found in you?
    Quod natura non sunt turpia - What is natural cannot be bad
    Quod vide (qv) - See this thing
    Quomodo cogis comas tuas sic videri? - How do you get your hair to do that?
    Quomodo vales - How are you?
    Quorum - Of whom
    Quos amor verus tenuit, tenebit - True love will hold on to those whom it has held. (Seneca)
    Quot homines, tot sententiae - As many men, so as many opinions
    Qvae nocent docent - Things that hurt, teach. School of Hard Knocks
    Qvaerenda pecvnia primvm est, virtvs post nvmmos - Money is the first thing to be sought [then] virtue after wealth
    Qvalis artifex pereo - Such an artist dies in me - Emperor Nero's famous last words
    Qvalis pater talis filivs - Like father like son. The apple doesn't fall too far from the tree
    Qvandoqve bonvs dormitat homervs - Sometimes [even the] good Homer sleeps. You win some, you lose some
    Qvi bene amat bene castigat - Who loves well castigates well. Spare the rod and spoil the child
    Qvi desiderat pacem praeparat bellvm - Who desires peace [should] prepare [for] war
    Qvi docent discit - He who teaches, learns. (George Bernard Shaw)
    Qvi fvgiebat rvrsvs proeliabitvr - He who has fled will do battle once more. He who fights and runs away may live to fight another day
    Qvi me amat, amat et canem meam - Who loves me loves my dog as well. Love me love my dog
    Qvi nescit dissimlare nescit regnare - He who doesn't know how to lie doesn't know how to rule
    Qvid novi? - What's new? 'What's up?'
    Qvod cibvs est aliis, aliis est wenenum - What is food to some is poison to others. One man's meat is another poison
    Qvod cito acqviritvr cito perit - [that] which is quickly acquired [is] quickly lost. Eeasy come, easy go
    Qvod erat demonstrandvm - [that] which has been demonstrated - a statement of logical proof, especially in mathematics and law, abbreviated Q.E.D
    Qvod vive (q.v) - Which see - a scholarly cross-reference
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    Radicitus, comes! - Really rad, dude!
    Radix lecti - Couch potato
    Radix omnium malorum est cupiditas - The love of money is the root of all evil. Avarice is the problem, money itself is not evil
    Raptus regaliter - Royally screwed
    Rara avis - A rare bird, i.e. An extraodinary or unusual thing. (Juvenal)
    Ratio decidendi - The reason for the decision
    Ratio et consilium propriae ducis artes - Reason and deliberation are the proper skills of a general
    Ratio legis est anima legis - The reason of the law is the soul of the law
    Re vera, cara mea, mea nil refert - Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn
    Re vera, potas bene - Say, you sure are drinking a lot
    Re - Concerning
    Recedite, plebes! Gero rem imperialem! - Stand aside plebians! I am on imperial business!
    Recto - On the right
    Redde Caesari quae sunt Caesaris - Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's
    Redivivus - Come back to life
    Redolet lvcernam - [it] smells of the lamp - critical remark that one worked too hard on something
    Reductio ad absurdum - Reduction to the absurd. (proving the truth of a proposition by proving the falsity of all its alternatives)
    Referendum - Something to be referred
    Regina - Queen
    Regnat non regitur qui nihil nisi quod vult facit - He is a king and not a subject who does only what he wishes. (Syrus)
    Regnat populus - Let the People rule
    Relata refero - I tell what I have been told. (Herodotos)
    Religious loci - The (religious) spirit of the place
    Rem tene, verba sequentur - Keep to the subject and the words will follow. (Cato Senior)
    Repetitio est mater memoriae/ studiorum/ - Repetition is the mother of memory/studies
    Requiescat in pace (RIP) - May he/she rest in peace
    Rerum concordia discors - The concord of things through discord. (Horace)
    Res firma mitescere nescit - A firm resolve does not know how to weaken
    Res gestae - Things done
    Res in cardine est - The matter is on a door hinge things are balanced on a knife's edge
    Res inter alios - A matter between others it's not our busines
    Res ipsa loquitur - The thing speaks for itself
    Res judicata - Thing already judged upon
    Res melius evinissent cum coca - Things go better with Coke
    Res publica - The public thing
    Res severa est verum gaudium - True joy is a serious thing. (Seneca)
    Res tantum valet quantum vendi potest - A thing is worth only what someone else will pay for it
    Respice finem - Look to the end
    Respice post te, mortalem te esse memento - Look around you, remember that you are mortal. (Tertullianus)
    Respice, adspice, prospice - Examine the past, examine the present, examine the future (look to the past, the present, the future)
    Respondeat superior - Let the superior answer (a supervisor must take responsibility for the quality of a subordinate's work)
    Resurgam - I shall rise again
    Revelare pecunia! - Show me the money!
    Revera linguam latinam vix cognovi - I don_t really know all that much Latin
    Rex non potest peccare - The king cannot sin
    Rex regnant sed non gubernat - The king reigns but does not govern
    Rex - King
    Rident stolidi verba latina - Fools laugh at the Latin language. (Ovid)
    Ridentem dicere verum quid vetat? - What forbids a laughing man from telling the truth? (Horace)
    Rigor mortis - The rigidity of death
    Risu inepto res ineptior nulla est - There is nothing more foolish than a foolish laugh. (Catullus)
    Risus abundat in ore stultorum - Abundant laughs in the mouth of the foolish - too much hilarity means foolishness
    Roma locuta est. Causa finita est - Rome has spoken. The cause is finished
    Romani ite domum - Romans go home!
    Romani quidem artem amatoriam invenerunt - You know, the Romans invented the art of love
    Rosa rubicundior, lilio candidior, omnibus formosior, semper in te glorior - Redder than the rose, whiter than the lilies, fairer than everything, I will always glory in thee
    Rumores volant. / Rumor volat - Rumors fly. / Rumor flies


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    Saepe creat molles aspera spina rosas - Often the prickly thorn produces tender roses. (Ovid)
    Saepe ne utile quidem est scire quid futurum sit - Often it is not even advantageous to know what will be. (Cicero)
    Saepe stilum vertas - May you often turn the stylus (You should make frequent corrections.)
    Salus populi suprema lex - The safety of the people is the supreme law. (Cicero)
    Salva veritate - With truth preserved
    Salve (plural salvete) - Hail; welcome
    Salve sis - May you be well
    Salve veritate - Saving the truth
    Salve(te) - Greetings!
    Salve - Hello
    Sanctum sanctorum - The holy of holies
    Sane ego te vocavi. forsitan capedictum tuum desit - I did call. Maybe your answering machine is broken
    Sapere aude! - Dare to be wise! (Horace)
    Sapiens nihil affirmat quod non probat - A wise man states as true nothing he does not prove (don't swear to anything you don't know firsthand)
    Sartor resartus - The tailor patched
    Sat sapienti - Enough for a wise man. (Plautus)
    Satis - Enough
    Satius est impunitum relinqui facinus nocentis, quam innocentem damnari - It is better that a crime is left unpunished than that an innocent man is punished. (Corpus Iuris Civilis)
    Scala Caeli - The ladder of heaven
    Scala naturae - The ladder of nature
    Scandalum magnatum - Scandal of magnates
    Schola cantorum - School of singers
    Scientia est potentia - Knowledge is power
    Scientia non habet inimicum nisp ignorantem - Science has no enemies but the ignorants
    Scilicet (sc.) - That is to say
    Scio cur summae inter se dissentiant! Numeris Romanis utor! - I know why the numbers don't agree! I use Roman numerals!
    Scio me nihil scire - I know that I know nothing. Certain knowledge cannot be obtained. (Socrates)
    Scire tuum nihil est, nisi te scire hoc sciat alter - Your knowledge is nothing when no one else knows that you know it
    Sciri facias - Cause (him) to know
    Scito te ipsum - Know yourself
    Scribere est agere - To write is to act
    Scripsit - He/she wrote it
    Sculpsit - He/she engraved it
    Sed quis custodiet ipsos custodes? - Who watches the watchmen? (Juvenal)
    Sedit qui timuit ne non succederet - He who feared he would not succeed sat still. (For fear of failure, he did nothing.) (Horace)
    Semper fidelis - Always faithful
    Semper idem - Always the same thing. (Cicero)
    Semper inops quicumque cupit - Whoever desires is always poor. (Claudian)
    Semper letteris mandate - Always get it in writing!
    Semper paratus - Always prepared
    Semper superne nitens - Always striving upwards
    Semper ubi sub ubi ubique - Always wear underwear everywhere
    Senatus Populusque Romanus (SPQR) - The Senate and the Roman people
    Sensu lato - Broadly speaking
    Sensu stricto - Strictly speaking
    Sensu stricto, nullo metro compositum est - Strictly speaking, it doesn't rhyme
    Sentio aliquos togatos contra me conspirare - I think some people in togas are plotting against me
    Sequens (seq.) - The following (one)
    Sequens mirabitur aetas - The following age will be amazed
    Sequentia (seqq.) - The following (ones)
    Seriatim - One after another in order
    Serva me, servabo te - Save me and I will save you. (Petronius Arbiter)
    Si Deus pro nobis quis contra nos - If God is with us who is against us
    Si fallatis officium, quaestor infitias eat se quicquam scire de factis vestris - If you fail, the secretary will disavow all knowledge of your activities
    Si fecisti nega! - If you did it, deny it (stonewall!)
    Si finis bonus est, totum bonum erit - If the end is good, everything will be good (all's well that ends well)
    Si fractum non sit, noli id reficere - If it ain't broke, don't fix it
    Si hoc legere scis nimium eruditionis habes - Essentially it says, 'if you can read this, you're overeducated.'
    Si hoc non legere potes tu asinus es - If you can't read this, you're an ass
    Si minor plus est ergo nihil sunt omnia - If less is more, then nothing is everything
    Si monumentum requiris circumspice - If you seek a monument, look around
    Si post fata venit gloria non propero - If glory comes after death, I'm not in a hurry (if one must die to be recognised, I can wait)
    Si sapis, sis apis - If you are wise, be a bee
    Si tacuisses, philosophus manisses - If you had kept quiet, you would have remained a philosopher. (Boethius)
    Si tu id aeficas, ei venient. Ager somnia - If you build it, they will come
    Si vis amari, ama - If you wish to be loved, love. (Seneca)
    Si vis pacem, para bellum - If you want peace, prepare for the war. (Vegetius)
    Sic ad nauseam - And so on to the point of causing nausea
    Sic erat in fatis - So it was fated
    Sic faciunt omnes - Everyone is doing it
    Sic friatur crustum dulce - That's the way the cookie crumbles
    Sic itur ad astra - Such is the path to the stars (i.e. Gain reputation) (Vergil)
    Sic passim - Thus everywhere
    Sic semper tyrannis - Thus always to tyrants - a statement often accompanying a regicide
    Sic transit gloria mundi - So passes the glory of the world
    Sic volo, sic iubeo - I want this, I order this. (Juvenalis)
    Sic - Thus, just so
    Silent enim leges inter arma - Laws are silent in times of war. (Cicero)
    Simia quam similis, turpissimus bestia, nobis! - How like us is that very ugly beast the monkey. (Cicero)
    Simplex munditiis - Unaffected by manners. (Horace)
    Simpliciter - Naturally; without qualification
    Sine cura - Without a care
    Sine die - Without a day (indefinitely)
    Sine ira et studio - Without anger or bias. (Tacitus)
    Sine loco (sl) - Without place
    Sine nobilitatis - Without nobility (SNOB)
    Sine prole (sp) - Without issue
    Sine qua non - Something/someone indispensable
    Sine sole sileo - Without the sun I'm silent. (sundial inscription)
    Siste, viator - Wait, traveler - inscription on Roman tombstones
    Sit tibi terra levis - May the earth be light upon you - tombstone inscription
    Sit vis vobiscum - May the Force be with you. (Star Wars)
    Sobria inebrietas - Sober intoxication
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    Sol omnibus lucet - The sun shines upon us all. (Petronius)
    Sola lingua bona est lingua mortua - The only good language is a dead language
    Solitudinem fecerunt, pacem appelunt - They made a desert and called it peace. (Tacitus)
    Solum potestis prohibere ignes silvarum - Only you are can prevent forest fires
    Sona si latine loqueris - Honk if you speak Latin
    Sotto voce - In soft voice
    Spectaculorum procedere debet - The show must go on
    Spectatvm venivnt, venivnt spectentvr vt ipsae - They come to see, they come that they themselves be seen 'to see and be seen
    Spemque metumque inter dubiis - Hover between hope and fear. (Vergil)
    Spero melior - I hope for better things
    Spero nos familiares mansuros - I hope we'll still be friends
    Spiritus asper - Rough breathing
    Spiritus lenis - Smooth breathing
    Splendide mendax - Splendidly false. (Horace)
    Splendor sine occasu - Splendour without end
    Stabat Mater - The mother was standing
    Stare decisis - To stand by things decided
    Status quo - The current state of being
    Stercus accidit - **** happens
    Stet - Let it stand
    Struit insidias lacrimis cum femina plorat - When a woman weeps, she is setting traps with her tears. (Dionysius Cato)
    Studium discendi voluntate quae cogi non potest constat - Study depends on the good will of the student, a quality which cannot be secured by compulsion
    Stultior stulto fuisti, qui tabellis crederes! - Idiot of idiots, to trust what is written!
    Stultorum calami carbones moenia chartae - Chalk is the pen of fools, walls (their) paper No Graffiti please. Showing that graffiti is nothing new
    Stultorum infinitus est numerus - Infinite is the number of fools. (Bible)
    Stultum est timere quod vitare non potes - It is foolish to fear that which you cannot avoid. (Publilius Syrus)
    Stultus est sicut stultus facit - Stupid is as stupid does
    Sua cuique voluptas - Everyone has his own pleasures
    Sub dio - Under the open sky
    Sub iudice - Under a judge
    Sub judice - Before a court
    Sub lite - In dispute
    Sub poena - Under penalty of law
    Sub rosa - Under the rose. Secretly or in confidence
    Sub secreto - In secret
    Sub silentio - In silence
    Sub sole nihil novi est - There's nothing new under the sun
    Sub voce (sv) - Under the voice
    Subucula tua apparet - Your slip is showing
    Suggestio falsi - Suggestion of something false
    Suggestio veri, suggestio falsi - An intimation of truth, an intimation of falcity
    Sui generis - Of his/her/its kind
    Sui iuris - Of one's own right
    Sum, ergo edo - I am, therefore I eat
    Summa cum laude - With highest honor
    Summam scrutemur - Let's look at the bottom line
    Summum bonum - The highest good
    Summum ius, summa iniuria - The extreme law is the greatest injustice. (Cicero)
    Sumptus censum ne superet - Let not your spending exceed your income (live within your means)
    Sunt lacrimae rerum et mentem mortalia tangunt - These are the tears of things, and our mortality cuts to the heart. (Vergil)
    Sunt pueri pueri, puerilia tractant - Children are children, (therefore) children do childish things
    Suntne vacci laeti - Are your cows happy?
    Suo iure - In one's own right
    Suo jure - In one's rightful place
    Suos cuique mos - Everyone has his customs. (Gellius)
    Supra - Above or on an earlier page
    Sursum corda - Lift up your hearts (to God)
    Suum cuique pulchrum est - To each his own is beautiful. (Cicero)
    Svi generis - Of its own kind unique



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    Tabula rasa - A clean slate. Person that knows nothing
    Tacet - Silence
    Tam diu minime visu! - Long time, no see!
    Tam exanimis quam tunica nehru fio - I am as dead as the nehru jacket
    Tamdiu discendum est, quamdiu vivas - We should learn as long as we may live. (We live and learn.) (Seneca Philosophus)
    Tamquam alter idem - As if a second self. (Cicero)
    Tanta stultitia mortalium est - What fools these mortals be
    Tantum eruditi sunt liberi - Only the educated are free. (Epictetus)
    Tantum religio potuit suadere malorum - So potent was religion in persuading to evil deeds. (Lucretius)
    Tarditas et procrastinatio odiosa est - Delay and procrastination is hateful. (Cicero)
    Te audire non possum. Musa sapientum fixa est in aure - I can't hear you. I have a banana in my ear
    Te capiam, cunicule sceleste! - I'll get you, you wascally wabbit!
    Te Deum - Thee, God [we praise]
    Te igitur - Thee, therefore
    Te nosce - Know thyself
    Te precor dulcissime supplex! - Pretty please with a cherry on top!
    Tempora mutantur, nos et mutamur in illis - The times change, and we change with them. (John Owen)
    Tempore - In the time of
    Tempus edax rerum - Time is the devourer of things (time flies)
    Tempus fugit, non autem memoria - Time flies, but not memory
    Tempus fugit - Time flees
    Tempus incognitum - Time unknown
    Tempus neminem manet - Time waits for no one
    Tempus omnia sed memorias privat - Time deprives all but memories
    Ter in die (t.i.d.) - Three times a day
    Terminus a quo - The end from which
    Terminus ad quem - The end to which
    Terra firma - Solid ground
    Terra incognita - Unknown land
    Terra nullius - Uninhabited land
    Tertium quid - A third something
    Tetigisti acu - You have hit the nail on the head. (Plautus)
    Theatrum mundi - The theatre of the world
    Tibi gratias agimus quod nihil fumas - Thank you for not smoking
    Timendi causa est nescire - Ignorance is the cause of fear. (Seneca)
    Timeo Danaos et dona ferentes - I fear the Greeks, even when they bring gifts. (Virgil)
    Timor mortis conturbat me - The fear of death confounds me
    Tintinnuntius meus sonat! - There goes my beeper!
    Tolerabiles ineptiae - Bearable absurdities
    Totidem verbis - In so many words
    Totum dependeat! - Let it all hang out!
    Trahimur omnes laudis studio - We are all led on by our eagerness for praise. (Cicero)
    Transire suum pectus mundoque potiri - To overcome one's human limitations and become master of the universe
    Transit umbra, lux permanet - Shadow passes, light remains (On a sun dial)
    Tu autem - You, also
    Tu fui, ego eris - What you are, I was. What I am, you will be. (This is found on graves and burial sites)
    Tu ne cede malis sed contra audentior ito - Yield not to misfortunes, but advance all the more boldly against them
    Tu quoque Brute, file mi! - You too Bruto, my son! (Caesar's last words)
    Tu quoque - You likewise
    Tu stupidus es - You are dumb
    Tu, rattus turpis! - You dirty rat!
    Tua mater tam antiquior ut linguam latine loquatur - Your mother is so old she speaks Latin
    Tua toga suspina est - Your toga is backwards
    Tuis pugis pignore! - You bet your bippy!
    Tum podem extulit horridulum - You are talking ****
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    Uberrimae fidei - Of the utmost good faith
    Ubi amor, ibi oculus - Where love is, there is insight
    Ubi bene, ibi patria - Where you feel good, there is your home
    Ubi concordia, ibi victoria - Where is the unity, there is the victory. (Publius Syrus)
    Ubi dubium ibi libertas - Where there is doubt, there is freedom
    Ubi est mea anaticula cumminosa? - Where_s my rubber ducky?
    Ubi fumus, ibi ignis - Where there's smoke, there's fire
    Ubi maior, minor cessat - The weak (minor) capitulates before the strong (major)
    Ubi mel ibi apes - Where honey, there bees, i.e., if you want support, you must offer something in return
    Ubi revera (Ubi re vera) - When, in reality
    Ubi spiritus est cantus est - Where there is spirit there is song
    Ubi sunt? - Where are they (the good old days)?
    Ubi supra - Where (cited) above
    Ubicumque homo est, ibi benefici locus est - Wherever there is a man, there is a place of/for kindness/service
    Ubique - Everywhere
    Ultima ratio regum - The final argument of kings
    Ultima ratio - Ultimate sanction
    Ultima Thule - The most distant Thule
    Ultimo (ult.) - Of the previous month
    Ultimus Romanorum - The last of the Romans
    Ultra posse nemo obligatur - No one is obligated beyond what he is able to do
    Ultra vires - Beyond the powers or legal authority
    Un idea perplexi na - The idea is strange to us
    Una hirundo non facit ver - One Swallow does not make Summer. (Horace)
    Una salus victis nullam sperare salutem - The one safety for the vanquished is to abandon hope of safety knowing there is no hope can give one the courage to fight and win
    Una voce - With one's voice
    Unitam logica falsa tuam philosophiam totam suffodiant! - May faulty logic undermine your entire philosophy!
    Unitas mirabile vinculum - The wonderful bond of unity
    Unum necessarium - The one necessary
    Unus multorum - One of many. (Horace)
    Urbanus et instructus - A gentleman and a scholar
    Urbem lateritiam invenit, marmoream reliquit - He found a city [Rome] of bricks and left a city of marble. (Augustus)
    Urbi et orbi - To the city [Rome] and to the globe - a blessing of the pope
    Ut ameris, ama! - To be loved, love!
    Ut desint vires, tamen est laudanda voluntas - Although the power is lacking, the will is commendable. (Ovid)
    Ut dictum (ut dict.) - As directed
    Ut humiliter opinor - In my humble opinion
    Ut incepit fidelis sic permanet - As loyal as she began, so she remains
    Ut infra - As below
    Ut sementem feceris, ita metes - As you sow, so shall you reap. (Cicero)
    Ut si! - As if!
    Ut sit magna, tamen certe lenta ira deorum est - The wrath of the gods may be great, but it certainly is slow
    Ut supra (ut sup.) - As above
    Uti foro - To play the market
    Uti possidetis - As you possess
    Uti, non abuti - To use, not abuse
    Utile et dulce - Useful and pleasant
    Utinam barbari spatium proprium tuum invadant! - May barbarians invade your personal space!
    Utinam coniurati te in foro interficiant! - May conspirators assassinate you in the mall!
    Utinam populus romanus unam cervicem haberet! - If only the Roman people had one neck!
    Uva uvam videndo varia fit - A grape changes color in seeing another grape. A bad/good friend makes you a bad/good person


    V

    Vacca foeda - Stupid cow
    Vacca, vacca, vacca - Cow, cow, cow
    Vade in pace - Go in peace. (Roman way of saying goodbye)
    Vade mecum - Come with me. A constant companion
    Vae victis! - Woe to the conquered! (vanquished) (Livy)
    Vagans - Cruising
    Vah! Denuone Latine loquebar? Me ineptum. Interdum modo elabitur - Oh! Was I speaking Latin again? Silly me. Sometimes it just sort of slips out
    Vale, lacerte! - See you later, alligator!
    Vale - Farewell
    Valui ad satanam in computatrum meum invocandum - I succeeded in summoning satan into my computer
    Vanitas vanitatvm, omnis vanitas - Vanity of vanities, all is vanity
    Varia lecto (v.l.) - Variant reading
    Variatio delectat - There's nothing like change! (Cicero)
    Variorum - Of various people
    Velle est posse - To be willing is to be able
    Veni vidi duci - I came, I saw, I calculated
    Veni, vidi, vici - I came, I saw, I conquered. (Julius Caesar)
    Veni, Vidi, Visa - I Came, I Saw, I Shopped
    Veni, Vidi, volo in domum redire - I came, I saw, I want to go home
    Venienti occurrite morbo - Meet the misfortune as it comes. (Persius)
    Venire facias - You must make come
    Ventis secundis, tene cursum - Go with the flow
    Ventis secundis, tene/tenete cursum - The winds being favorable, hold the course
    Verba de futuro - Words about the future
    Verba movent, exempla trahunt - Words move people, examples draw/compel them. Deeds, not words, give the example
    Verba volant, (littera) scripta manet - Words fly away, the written (letter) remains
    Verbatim et litteratim - Word for word and letter for letter
    Verbatim - Exactly as said
    Verbum sapienti satis est (verb. sap.) - A word to the wise is sufficient. Enough said
    Veritas Lux Mea - The truth enlightens me / The truth is my light
    Veritas numquam perit - Truth never perishes. (Seneca)
    Veritas odit moras - Truth hates delay. (Seneca)
    Veritas vincit - Truth conquers
    Veritas vos liberabit - The truth will set you free
    Verso - Reverse
    Versus - Against
    Verum et factum convertuntur - The true and the made are interchangeable. One can know with certainty only what he have created himself
    Verveces tui similes pro ientaculo mihi appositi sunt - I have jerks like you for breakfast
    Vesanum poetam qui sapiunt fugiunt - Anyone with a brain flees a versifying poet
    Vescere bracis meis - Eat my shorts
    Vestigia terrent - The footprints frighten me. (Horace)
    Vestis virum reddit - The clothes make the man. (Quintilianus)
    Veto - I forbid
    Vi et armis - By force and arms
    Via Crucis - The Way of the Cross
    Via Dolorosa - The Way of Sorrow
    Via Lactea - The Milky Way
    Via media - A middle way or course
    Via - By way of
    Vice versa - In reverse order
    Vice - In place of
    Victis honor - Honour to the vanquished
    Victoria Imperatrix Regina (VIR) - Victoria, Empress and Queen
    Victoria Regina (VR) - Queen Victoria
    Victoria Regina et Imperatrix (VRI) - Victoria, Queen and Empress
    Victoria, non praeda - Victory, not loot
    Victurus te saluto - He who is about to win salutes you
    Vide et credere - See and believe
    Vide ut supra - See the above
    Vide - See
    Videlicet (viz.) - That is to say; To wit; Namely
    Video meliora proboque deteriora sequor - I see the better way and approve it, but I follow the worse way
    Videre est credere - Seeing is believing
    Videtis quantum scelus contra rem publicam vobis nuntiatum sit? - How great an evil do you see that may have been announced by you against the Republic? (Cicero)
    Vidistine nuper imagines moventes bonas? - Seen any good movies lately?
    Vigilando, agendo, bene consulendo, prospera omnia cedunt - By watching, by doing, by counsulting well, these things yield all things prosperous. (Sallust)
    Vincere est totum - To win is everything
    Vincit omnia amor - Love conquers all
    Vincit omnia veritas - Truth conquers all
    Vincit qui se vincit - He conquers who conquers himself
    Vinculum unitatis - The bond of unity
    Vinum bellum iucunumque est, sed animo corporeque caret - It's a nice little wine, but it lacks character and depth
    Vinum et musica laetificant cor - Wine and music gladden the heart
    Vir bonus, dicendi peritus - A good man, skilled in speaking. (definition of an orator) (Cato the Elder)
    Vir prudens non contra ventum mingit - A wise man does not urinate against the wind
    Vir sapit qui pauca loquitor - It is a wise man who speaks little
    Vir sapit qui pauca loquitur - That man is wise who talks little (know when to hold your tongue)
    Vires acquirit eundo - It gains strength by going / as it goes. (Virgil)
    Virginibus puerisque - For maidens and youths
    Virgo intacta - Intact virgin
    Viri sunt viri - Men are slime
    Virtus in medio stat - Virtue stands in the middle
    Virtute et armis - By courage and by arms
    Virtvs probata florescit - Manly excellence in trial flourished
    Virtvtis fortvna comes - Good luck is the companion of courage
    Virum mihi, Camena, insece versutum - Tell me, O Muse, of the skillful man. (Livius Andronicus)
    Virus - Poison or slime
    Vis comica - Sense of humour
    Vis consili expers mole ruit sua - Brute force bereft of wisdom falls to ruin by its own weight. (Discretion is the better part of valor) (Horace)
    Vis inertiae - The power of inertia - why things never change
    Vis maior - Higher force
    Vis medicatrix naturae - The healing power of nature
    Visa - Things seen
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    Visne saltare? - Do you want to dance?
    Vita brevis, ars lunga - Life is short, art is long
    Vita contin git. Vive com eo - Life happens. Live with it
    Vita luna! - Crazy life!
    Vita mutatur, non tollitur - Life is changed, not taken away
    Vita non est vivere sed valere vita est - Life is more than merely staying alive
    Vita sine libris mors est - Life without books is death
    Vitam impendere vero - To risk one's life for the truth
    Vitam regit fortuna, non sapientia - Fortune, not wisdom, rules lives. (Cicero)
    Vitanda est improba siren desidia - One must avoid that wicked temptress, Laziness. (Horace)
    Vitiis nemo sine nascitur - No-one is born without faults. (Horace)
    Viva voce - With living voice
    Vivat regina - Long live the queen
    Vivat rex - Long live the king
    Vivat, crescat, floreat! - May he/she/it live, grow, and flourish!
    Vive hodie - Live today (not tomorrow)
    Vive vt vivas - Live that you may live
    Vivere commune est, sed non commune mereri - Everybody lives; not everybody deserves to
    Vivere disce, cogita mori - Learn to live; Remember death. (sundial inscription)
    Vivos voco, mortuos plango - I call the living, I mourn the dead. (church bell inscription)
    Vix ulla tam iniqua pax, quin bello vel aequissimo sit potior - Scarcely is there any peace so unjust that it is better than even the fairest war. (Erasmus)
    Vixere fortes ante agamemnona - Brave men lived before Agamemnon. (heroism exists even if it's not recorded)
    Vixit - He/she has lived
    Vltima ratio regvm - The final argument of kings. (motto of Louis XIV on his cannon)
    Vltra vires - Beyond [one's] authority outside the jurisdiction
    Volens et potens - Willing and able
    Volente Deo - God willing
    Volenti non fit iniuria - A person who consents does not suffer injustice
    Volo anaticulam cumminosam meam! - I want my rubber ducky!
    Volo, non valeo - I am willing but unable
    Volvptates commendat rarior vsvs - Infrequent use commends pleasure. (moderation in all things)
    Vos vestros servate, meos mihi linquite mores - You cling to your own ways and leave mine to me. (Petrarch)
    Vox clamantis in deserto - Voice crying in the desert. (voice in the wilderness unheeded warning, an opinion not in the mainstream
    Vox populi, vox Dei - The voice of the people is the voice of God. (Public opinion is obligatory)
    Vox populi - The voice of the people
    Vrbi et orbi - To the city and to the world. (preface of Papal documents)
    Vulnerant omnes, ultima necat - Every (hour) wounds, the last kills. (sundial inscription)
    Vulpem pilum mutat, non mores - A fox may change its hair, not its tricks. (People change behaviour but not their aims)
    Vultus est index animi - The face is the index of the soul/mind



    ................and thats it. There are no WXYZ words in the latin language........
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    Originally Posted by Brasmonky View Post
    lol

    I was waiting for that. You don't have to look at eery single one, just quickly skim through it.
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    Originally Posted by Maestro View Post
    lol

    I was waiting for that. You don't have to look at eery single one, just quickly skim through it.
    It makes me dizzy
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