What Latin phrases are some of your favorites?

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  1. Earl S. Wynn profile image82
    Earl S. Wynnposted 12 years ago

    What Latin phrases are some of your favorites?

  2. RealityBomb profile image60
    RealityBombposted 12 years ago

    res, non verba (actions speak louder than words)

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    Giselle Maineposted 12 years ago

    Palma non sine pulvere (no honors without effort)

  4. bigdogacb profile image61
    bigdogacbposted 12 years ago

    veni, vedi, veci. (I came, I saw, I conquered)

  5. dusy7969 profile image61
    dusy7969posted 12 years ago

    en vino veritas - In wine there is the truth. It is so true

  6. RocketCityWriter profile image78
    RocketCityWriterposted 12 years ago

    Ex Astris Scientia...From the Stars, Knowledge

  7. internett1t3 profile image59
    internett1t3posted 12 years ago

    beneficium accipere libertatem est vendere To accept a favour is to sell one's freedom.

  8. MickS profile image62
    MickSposted 12 years ago

    Vice versa, especially when females start talking about how bad men are.

  9. thooghun profile image94
    thooghunposted 12 years ago

    Omnie Mutandis Mutandur (All things change)

  10. Briton profile image61
    Britonposted 12 years ago

    Malo Mori Quam Foedari.

    Tis better to die than be dishonored

  11. RSHunter88 profile image60
    RSHunter88posted 12 years ago

    In somnis veritas - In dreams there is truth
    Persona non grata or even more fun in the plural with personae non gratae.

  12. Dave Harris profile image68
    Dave Harrisposted 12 years ago

    Per ardua ad astra ("Through Adversity to the Stars")

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    Errol Kaneposted 12 years ago

    Aquí está a la vida (Here's To Life)
    Just one of my favorites

  14. Seafarer Mama profile image82
    Seafarer Mamaposted 12 years ago

    Dona Nobis Pacen! (Give us peace). I love to sing the chant, and listen to various instrumentalists play it...especially Yo Yo Ma on the cello.

  15. chspublish profile image80
    chspublishposted 12 years ago

    Tempus fugit - time flies.
    It has to be this one. I don't where the time goes.

  16. Guy Foxe profile image61
    Guy Foxeposted 12 years ago

    Post hoc ergo propter hoc (after this therefore because of this)

    It's a fallacy describing false links because of sequentiality. As in: Obama became president.  The unemployment rate rose to over 10%.  Therefore Obama must have caused the rise in unemployment.

  17. JCBS profile image60
    JCBSposted 12 years ago

    veritas liberabit vos. the truth shall set you free.

  18. fanatik_efka profile image80
    fanatik_efkaposted 12 years ago

    non progredi est regredi (not moving forward means moving backward)

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    prayersposted 12 years ago

    Quid Quid - Whatever

    Semper - Always

    Ave Maria - Hail Mary

    Facta, Non Verba - Actions, Not Words

  20. alextsui profile image59
    alextsuiposted 12 years ago

    caveat emptor (let the buyer beware). If more people were to heed this phrase, there won't be so many stories of buyers being duped by dishonest sellers.

  21. brandonord profile image60
    brandonordposted 12 years ago

    si vis pacem para ballum

    not sure if it is spelt brilliant,
    but it means
    if you seek peace, prepare for war.


  22. nifty@50 profile image69
    nifty@50posted 12 years ago

    E Pluribus Unum ( Out of many, one) the motto of the Great seal of the United States, found on currency, coins, seals and flags.

  23. lindacee profile image89
    lindaceeposted 12 years ago

    Carpe diem (seize the day). Now if only I could do it!

  24. Doc Snow profile image91
    Doc Snowposted 12 years ago

    Caveat lector--"the the reader beware."

    Always good advice when online.

  25. Harry Santos profile image50
    Harry Santosposted 12 years ago

    Non Sum Qualis Eram -- I am not who I used to be

  26. crazymom3 profile image71
    crazymom3posted 12 years ago

    The only one I can think-of  or rather never forgot from high a school teacher is Carpe diem or "seize the day"


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