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Official Site of the JOHN D. (Addendum I) Photography - YEAR 2001 -(Addendum I)

  1. Annoto - I make notes
  2. Ab ovo usque ad mala - From the egg to the apples, from soup to nuts, from A to Z
  3. A bene placito - At one's pleasure
  4. A capite ad calcem - From head to heel
  5. A cappella - In church [style] - i.e. Vocal music only
  6. Accidit in puncto, quod non seperatur in anno - Something that does not happen in years can happen in a single moment.
  7. A contrario - From a contrary position
  8. A cruce salus - From the cross comes salvation
  9. A fortiori - With yet stronger reason
  10. A fronte praecipitium a tergo lupi - A precipice in front, wolves behind (between a rock and a hard place)
  11. A mari usque ad mare - From sea to sea (Motto of Canada)
  12. A mensa et thoro - From board and bed (legal separation)
  13. A pedibus usque ad caput - From feet to head
  14. A posse ad esse - From possibility to actuality
  15. A posteriori - From what comes after. Inductive reasoning based on observation, as opposed to deductive, or a priori
  16. A priori - from what comes before
  17. A verbis ad verbera - from words to blows
  18. Ab absurdo - From the absurd (establishing the validity of your argument by pointing out the absurdity of your opponent's position)
  19. Ab aeterno - From the beginning of time
  20. Ab asino lanam - Wool from an ass, blood from a stone impossible
  21. Ab imo pectore - From the bottom of the chest. (from the heart)
  22. Ab incunabulis - From the cradle
  23. Ab initio - From the beginning
  24. Ab intestato - Having made no will
  25. Ab ovo usque ad mala - From the egg right to the apples (From start to finish) (Horace)
  26. Ab ovo - From the egg
  27. Ab urbe condita - From the foundation of the city. (Rome)
  28. Ab/Ex uno disce omnes - From one person, learn all people
  29. Abiit, excessit, evasit, erupit - He has left, absconded, escaped and disappeared
  30. Absente reo - In absence of the defendant
  31. Absit invidia - No offence intended
  32. Absit omen - May the omen be absent. (may this not be an omen)
  33. Absum! - I'm outta here!
  34. Abusus non tollit usum - Wrong use does not preclude proper use
  35. Abutebaris modo subjunctivo denuo - You've been misusing the subjunctive again
  36. Abyssus abyssum invocat - Hell calls hell; one mistep leads to another
  37. Accipere quam facere praestat injuriam - It is better to suffer an injustice than to do an injustice
  38. Acta est fabula, plaudite! - The play is over, applaud! (Said to have been emperor Augustus' last words)
  39. Acta non verba - Action not words
  40. Actus reus - Wrongful act - as opposed to mens reason - the wrongful intention or guilty mind
  41. Ad absurdum - To the point of absurdity
  42. Ad acta - To archives. Not actual any more
  43. Ad alta - To the summit
  44. Ad astra per aspera - To the stars through difficulty
  45. Ad astra - To the stars
  46. Ad augusta per angusta - To high places by narrow roads
  47. Ad captandum vulgus - To appeal to the crowd -- often used of politicians who make false or insincere promises appealing to popular interest
  48. Ad eundem gradum - To the same level
  49. Ad eundem - Of admission to the same degree at a different university
  50. Ad eundum quo nemo ante iit - To boldly go where no man has gone before
  51. Ad hoc - For a particular purpose. (improvised, made up in an instant)
  52. Ad hominem - Appealing to a person's physical and emotional urges, rather than her or his intellect
  53. Ad honorem - In honour. Honour not baring any material advantage
  54. Ad idem - Of the same mind
  55. Ad infinitum - To infinity without end
  56. Ad interim - For the meantime
  57. Ad libitum (ad lib) - At one's pleasure
  58. Ad litem - For a lawsuit or action
  59. Ad locum - At the place
  60. Ad maiorem dei gloriam (AMDG) - For the greater glory of God
  61. Ad majorem dei gloriam - To the greater glory of God
  62. Ad multos annos - To many years!, i.e. Many happy returns!
  63. Ad nauseum - To the point of making one sick
  64. 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)
  65. Ad referendum - Subject to reference
  66. Ad rem - To the point
  67. Ad valorem - By the value, e.g. Ad valorem tax
  68. Ad vitam aeternam - For all time
  69. Ad vitam paramus - We are preparing for life
  70. Ad vitam - For life
  71. Addendum - A thing to be added
  72. Adeste fideles - Be present, faithful ones
  73. Adsum - I am here
  74. Adversus incendia excubias nocturnas vigilesque commentus est - Against the dangers of fires, he (Augustus) conceived of the idea of night guards and watchmen
  75. Adversus solem ne loquitor - Don't speak against the sun (don't waste your time arguing the obvious)
  76. Advocatus diaboli - The devil's advocate
  77. Aegrescit medendo - The disease worsens with the treatment. The remedy is worse than the disease
  78. Aegroto, dum anima est, spes esse dicitur - It is said that for a sick man, there is hope as long as there is life
  79. Aequam memento rebus in arduis servare mentem - Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even. (Horace)
  80. Aeronavis abstractio a prestituto cursu - Hijacking
  81. Aetatis (aet.) - Age
  82. Aeternum vale - Farewell forever
  83. Affidavit - A sworn written statement usable as evidence in court
  84. Age quod agis - Do what you do well, pay attention to what you are doing
  85. Age. Fac ut gaudeam - Go ahead. Make my day!
  86. Agenda - Things to be done
  87. Agnus dei - The Lamb of God
  88. Aio, quantitas magna frumentorum est - Yes, that is a very large amount of corn
  89. Alea iacta est - The die has been cast. (Caesar)
  90. Alias - Otherwise
  91. Alibi - Elsewhere
  92. Aliena nobis, nostra plus aliis placent - Other people's things are more pleasing to us, and ours to other people. (Publilius Syrus)
  93. Alis volat propriis - He flies by his own wings
  94. Alma mater - Nourishing mother. (One's old school or university)
  95. Alter ego - Other I or Other Self
  96. Alter ipse amicus - A friend is another self
  97. Alterum ictum faciam - I'm going to take a mulligan
  98. Altissima quaeque flumina minimo sono labi - The deepest rivers flow with the least sound. (still waters run deep)
  99. Alumnus - Nursling (former pupil)
  100. Amantes sunt amentes - Lovers are lunatics
  101. Amantium irae amoris integratio est - The quarrels of lovers are the renewal of love. (Terence)
  102. Amare et sapere vix deo conceditur - Even a god finds it hard to love and be wise at the same time
  103. Amat victoria curam - Victory favors those who take pains
  104. Amicitiae nostrae memoriam spero sempiternam fore - I hope that the memory of our friendship will be everlasting. (Cicero)
  105. Amicule, deliciae, num is sum qui mentiar tibi? - Baby, sweetheart, would I lie to you?
  106. Amicus certus in re incerta cernitur - A true friend is discerned during an uncertain matter
  107. Amicus curiae - Friend of the court
  108. Amicus humani generis - A friend of the human race (philanthropist)
  109. Amicus verus est rara avis - A true friend is a rare bird
  110. Amor animi arbitrio sumitur, non ponitur - We choose to love, we do not choose to cease loving. (Syrus)
  111. Amor caecus est - Love is blind
  112. Amor est vitae essentia - Love is the essence of life. (Robert B. Mackay)
  113. Amor ordinem nescit - Love does not know order. (St. Jerome)
  114. Amor patriae - Love of country
  115. Amor platonicus - Platonic love
  116. Amor tussisque non celantur - Love, and a cough, are not concealed. (Ovid)
  117. Amor vincit omnia - Love conquers all. (Virgil)
  118. Amoto quaeramus seria ludo - Joking aside, let us turn to serious matters. (Horace)
  119. An nescis, mi fili, quantilla sapientia mundus regatur? - Don't you know then, my son, how little wisdom rules the world?
  120. Anguis in herba - A snake in the grass. A treacherous person. (Vergil)
  121. Anicularum lucubrationes - Old wives' tales
  122. Animadvertistine, ubicumque stes, fumum recta in faciem ferri? - (At a barbeque) Ever noticed how wherever you stand, the smoke goes right into your face?
  123. Animis opibusque parati - Prepared in minds and resources (ready for anything)
  124. Animus facit nobilem - The spirit makes (human) noble
  125. Anno (an.) - Year
  126. Anno domini (AD) - In the year of the Lord
  127. Anno hegirae (AH) - In the year of the hegira
  128. Anno mundi - In the year of the world
  129. Anno regni - In the year of reign
  130. Anno urbis conditae (AUC) - From the year of founding of the city (Rome)
  131. Annuit coeptis - God has favored us
  132. Annus bisextus - Leap year
  133. Annus horribilis - A horrible year
  134. Annus mirabilis - A wonderful year
  135. Ante bellum - Before the war
  136. Ante litteram - Before the letter
  137. Ante meridiem (a.m.) - Before midday
  138. Ante mortem - Before death
  139. Ante prandium (A.p.) - Before a meal
  140. Ante - Before
  141. 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
  142. Anulos qui animum ostendunt omnes gestemus! - Let's all wear mood rings!
  143. Appareo Decet Nihil Munditia? - Is It Not Nifty?
  144. Apudne te vel me? - Your place or mine?
  145. Aqua fortis - Nitric acid
  146. Aqua pura - Pure water
  147. Aqua vitae - Water of life (brandy)
  148. Aquila non captat muscas - The eagle doesn't capture flies (don't sweat the small things)
  149. Arbiter elegantiae - Judge in matters of taste
  150. Arcana imperii - Secrets of the empire
  151. Arduum sane munus - A truly arduous task
  152. Arguendo - For the sake of argument
  153. Argumentum ad hominem - An argument against the man. Directing an argument against an opponent's character rather than the subject at hand
  154. Argumentum ad ignorantiam - Arguing from ignorance
  155. Armis Exposcere Pacem - They demanded peace by force of arms. (An inscription seen on medals)
  156. Ars gratia artis - Art for art's sake. (motto of MGM)
  157. Ars longa, vita brevis - Art (work) is long, but life is short
  158. Ars sine scienta nihil est - Art without science is nothing. (I would also claim that the opposite is true)
  159. Artium baccalaureus - Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  160. Artium magister - Master of Arts (MA)
  161. Ascendo tuum - Up yours
  162. Asinus asinum fricat - The ass rubs the ass. (Conceited people flatter each other about qualities they do not possess)
  163. Aspice, officio fungeris sine spe honoris amplioris - Face it, you're stuck in a dead end job
  164. Aspirat primo Fortuna labori - Fortune smiles upon our first effort. (Virgil)
  165. Assiduus usus uni rei deditus et ingenium et artem saepe vincit - Constant practice devoted to one subject often outdues both intelligence and skill. (Cicero)
  166. Astra inclinant, non necessitant - The stars incline; they do not determine
  167. Astra non mentiuntur, sed astrologi bene mentiuntur de astris - The stars never lie, but the astrologs lie about the stars
  168. Aude sapere - Dare to know
  169. Audentes fortuna juvat - Fortune favors the bold. (Virgil)
  170. Audere est facere - To dare is to do. (Motto of Tottenham Hotspur)
  171. Audi et alteram partem - Hear the other side too
  172. Audiatur et altera pars! - Let us hear the opposite side!
  173. Auget largiendo - He increases by giving liberally
  174. Aura popularis - The popular breeze. (Cicero)
  175. Aurea mediocritas - The golden mean. (an ethical goal; truth and goodness are generally to be found in the middle.) (Horace)
  176. Auribus teneo lupum - I hold a wolf by the ears. (I am in a dangerous situation and dare not let go.) (Terence)
  177. Aurora australis - The Southern lights
  178. Aurora borealis - The Northern lights
  179. Aurora Musis amica - Dawn is friend of the muses. (Early bird catches the worm.)
  180. Aut disce aut discede - Either learn or leave
  181. Aut insanit homo, aut versus facit - The fellow is either mad or he is composing verses. (Horace)
  182. Aut viam inveniam aut faciam - I will either find a way or make one
  183. Aut vincere aut mori - Either conquer or die
  184. Auxilio ab alto - By help from on high
  185. Avarus animus nullo satiatur lucro - A greedy mind is satisfied with no (amount of) gain
  186. Ave atque vale - Hail and farewell. (Catullus)
  187. Ave caesar! Morituri te salutamus - Hail Caesar! We who are about to die salute you. (gladiators before the fight)
  188. Ave maria - Hail Mary

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  189. Balaenae nobis conservandae sunt! - Save the whales!
  190. Beata virgo (Maria) - The Blessed Virgin (Mary)
  191. Beatae memoriae - Of blessed memory
  192. Beati possidentes - Blessed are those who possess. (possession is nine points of the law)
  193. Bella detesta matribus - Wars, the horror of mothers. (Horace)
  194. Bella gerant alii - Let others wage war
  195. Bellum omium contra omnes - Everyman's struggle against everyman. (Thomas Hobbes)
  196. Bene legere saecla vincere - To read well is to master the ages. (Professor Isaac Flagg)
  197. Bene qui latuit, bene vixit - One who lives well, lives unnoticed. (Ovid)
  198. 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
  199. Bene - Good
  200. Beneficium accipere libertatem est vendere - To accept a favour is to sell freedom. (Publilius Syrus)
  201. Bibere venenum in auro - Drink poison from a cup of gold
  202. Bis dat qui cito dat - He gives twice who quickly gives. (Publius Syrus)
  203. Bis in die (B.i.d.) - Twice a day
  204. Bis interimitur qui suis armis perit - He is doubly destroyed who perishes by his own arms. (Syrus)
  205. Bis repetita placent - The things that please are those that are asked for again and again. (Horace)
  206. Bis vincit qui se vincit in victoria - He conquers twice who in the hour of conquest conquers himself. (Syrus)
  207. Bis vivit qui bene vivit - He lives twice who lives well
  208. Bona fide - Acting in good faith
  209. Bona fides (noun) - Honest intention
  210. Bona fortuna - Good luck!
  211. Bonum vinum laetificat cor hominis - Good wine gladdens a person's heart
  212. 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!
  213. Braccae tuae aperiuntur - Your fly is open
  214. Brevior saltare cum deformibus mulieribus est vita - Life is too short to dance with ugly women
  215. Brevior saltare cum deformibus viris est vita - Life is too short to dance with ugly men
  216. Brevis ipsa vita est sed malis fit longior - Our life is short but is made longer by misfortunes. (Publilius Syrus)

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  217. Cacoethes scribendi - An insatiable urge to write. (Juvenal)
  218. Cadit quaestio - The question drops
  219. Caeca invidia est - Envy is blind. (Livy)
  220. Caeci caecos ducentes - Blind are led by the blind. Leaders are not more knowledgeable than the ones they lead
  221. Caeli enarrant gloriam dei - The heavens declare the glory of God
  222. Caelum non animum mutant qui trans mare currunt - They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea. (Horace)
  223. Caelum videre iussit, et erectos ad sidera tollere vultus - He bid them look at the sky and lift their faces to the stars. (Ovid)
  224. Caesar si viveret, ad remum dareris - If Caesar were alive, you'd be chained to an oar
  225. Camera obscvra - Hidden room - an early photographic or painting technique utilizing optical pinholes
  226. Canis meus id comedit - My dog ate it
  227. Canis timidus vehementius latrat quam mordet - A timid dog barks more violently than it bites. (Curtius Rufus)
  228. Capillamentum? Haudquaquam conieci esse! - A wig? I never would have guessed!
  229. Caro putridas es! - You're dead meat
  230. Carpe Cerevisi - Seize the beer!
  231. Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero - Seize the day, trust as little as possible in tomorrow. (Horace)
  232. Carpe diem - Seize the day (opportunity) (Horace)
  233. Casus belli - An act used to justify war
  234. 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
  235. Cave canem, te necet lingendo - Beware of the dog, he may lick you to death
  236. Cave cibum, valde malus est - Beware the food, it is very bad
  237. Cave ne ante ullas catapultas ambules - If I were you, I wouldn't walk in front of any catapults
  238. Cave quid dicis, quando, et cui - Beware what you say, when, and to whom
  239. Cave - Beware!
  240. Caveat emptor - Let the buyer beware. (He buys at his own risk)
  241. Caveat venditor - Let the seller beware
  242. Caveat - Let him/her beware
  243. Cedant arma togae - Let arms yield to the toga. (Let violence give place to law)
  244. Cedo maiori - I yield to a greater person
  245. Certamen bikini-suicidus-disci mox coepit? - Does the Bikini-Suicide-Frisbee match start soon?
  246. Certe, toto, sentio nos in kansate non iam adesse - You know, Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore
  247. Certum est, quia impossibile - It is certain, because it is impossible. (Tertullianus)
  248. Cetera desunt - the rest is missing
  249. Ceteris paribus - All else being equal
  250. Christus rex - Christ the King
  251. Circa (C.) - Approximately
  252. Clamo, clamatis, omnes clamamus pro glace lactis - I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream
  253. Clara pacta, boni amici - Clear agreements, good friends
  254. Codex juris canonici - Book of canon law
  255. Cogita ante salis - Think before you leap, or look before you leap
  256. Cogitationis poenam nemo patitur - Nobody should be punished for his thoughts
  257. Cogito ergo doleo - I think therefore I am depressed
  258. Cogito sumere potum alterum - I think I'll have another drink
  259. Cogito, ergo sum - I think, therefore I am. (Ren‚ Descartes)
  260. Commodum ex iniuria sua nemo habere debet - No person ought to have advantage from his own wrong
  261. Commune bonum - The common good
  262. Commune periculum concordiam parit - Common danger brings forth harmony
  263. Communi consilio - By common consent
  264. Compos mentis - Of sound mind (and judgement)
  265. Concordia discors - Discordant harmony
  266. Concordia res parvae crescent - Work together to accomplish more
  267. Conditio sine qua non - Condition without which not, or an essential condition or requirement
  268. Confer (Cf.) - Compare
  269. Coniecturalem artem esse medicinam - Medicine is the art of guessing. (Aulus Cornelius Celsus)
  270. Coniunctis viribus - With united powers
  271. Conlige suspectos semper habitos - Round up the usual suspects
  272. Consensus audacium - An agreement of rash men. (a conspiracy) (Cicero)
  273. Consensu omnium - By the agreement of all
  274. Consuetudinis magna vis est - The force of habit is great. (Cicero)
  275. Consule planco - In the consulship of Plancus (In the good old days) (Horace)
  276. Consummatum est - It is completed
  277. Contra felicem vix deus vires habet - Against a lucky man a god scarcely has power
  278. Contra mundum - against the world
  279. Contraria contrariis curantur - The opposite is cured with the opposite. (Hippocrates)
  280. Coram populo - In the presence of the people. (Horace)
  281. Cornix cornici oculos non effodiet - A crow doesn't rip out the eyes of another crow
  282. Cornucopia - Horn of plenty
  283. Corpus christi - The body of Christ
  284. Corpus delicti - The body of a crime. (The substance or fundamental facts of a crime)
  285. Corpus juris canonici - The body of canon law
  286. Corpus juris civilis - The body of civil law
  287. Corpus vile - Worthless body
  288. Corrigenda - A list of things to be corrected. (in a book)
  289. Corruptio optimi pessima - Corruption of the best is worst
  290. Coruscantes disci per convexa caeli volantes - Flying saucers
  291. Cotidiana vilescunt - Familiarity breeds contempt
  292. Cotidie damnatur qui semper timet - The man who is constantly in fear is every day condemned. (Syrus)
  293. Cras amet qui nunquam amavit; Quique amavit, cras amet - May he love tomorrow who has never loved before
  294. Credidi me felem vidisse! - I tought I taw a puddy tat!
  295. Credite amori vera dicenti - Believe love speaking the truth. (St. Jerome)
  296. Credo elvem etiam vivere - I believe Elvis lives
  297. Credo nos in fluctu eodem esse - I think we're on the same wavelength
  298. Credo quia absurdum - I believe it because it is absurd. (contrary to reason) (Tertullian)
  299. Credo ut intelligam - I believe in order that I may understand. (St. Augustine)
  300. Credula vitam spes fovet et melius cras fore semper dicit - Credulous hope supports our life, and always says that tomorrow will be better. (Tibullus)
  301. Crescit amor nummi, quantum ipsa pecunia crevit - The love of wealth grows as the wealth itself grew. (Juvenalis)
  302. Crescite et multiplicamini - Increase and multiply
  303. Crimen falsi - Perjury
  304. Crudelius est quam mori semper timere mortem - It is more cruel to always fear death than to die. (Seneca)
  305. Crux - Puzzle
  306. Cui bono? - For whose benefit is it? (a maxim sometimes used in the detection of crime) (Cicero)
  307. Cui dono lepidum novum libellum? - To whom do I give my new elegant little book? (Catullus)
  308. Cui malo? - Who suffers a detriment?
  309. Cui peccare licet peccat minus - One who is allowed to sin, sins less. (Ovid)
  310. Cuius regio, eius religio - He who rules, his religion
  311. Cuivis dolori remedium est patientia - Patience is the cure for all suffer
  312. Culpa - A sin
  313. Culpam poena premit comes - Punishment closely follows crime as its companion. (Horace)
  314. Cum catapultae proscriptae erunt tum soli proscript catapultas habebunt - When catapults are outlawed, only outlaws will have catapults
  315. Cum grano salis - With a grain of salt. (Pliny the Elder?)
  316. Cum homine de cane debeo congredi - Excuse me. I've got to see a man about a dog
  317. Cum laude magnum - With great success
  318. Cum laude - With praise
  319. Cum tacent, clamant - When they remain silent, they cry out. (Their silence speaks louder than words) (Cicero)
  320. Cum - With
  321. Cura nihil aliud nisi ut valeas - Pay attention to nothing except that you do well. (Cicero)
  322. Cura posterior - A later concern
  323. Cura ut valeas - Take care
  324. Curae leves loquuntur ingentes stupent - Slight griefs talk, great ones are speechless. (minor losses can be talked away, profound ones strike us dumb)
  325. Curriculum vitae - A summary of a person's career
  326. Cursum perficio - My journey is over, or I finish my journey
  327. Custos morum - Guardian of morals

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  328. 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
  329. Da mihi sis cerevisiam dilutam - I'll have a light beer
  330. Da mihi sis crustum Etruscum cum omnibus in eo - I'll have a pizza with everything on it
  331. Damnant quod non intellegunt - They condemn what they do not understand
  332. Data et accepta - Expenditure and receipts
  333. De asini vmbra disceptare - To argue about the shadow of an ass. (petty things for petty mind)
  334. De bene esse - It shall be so, as long as it is well
  335. De die in diem - From day to day
  336. De duobus malis, minus est semper eligendum - Of two evils, the lesser must always be chosen (Thomas   Kempis)
  337. De facto - Something that is automatically accepted
  338. De gustibus non est disputandum - There's no accounting for taste
  339. De integro - Repeat again from the start
  340. De jure - By law. According to law
  341. De minimis non curat praetor - The authority or king, or law does not care about trivial things
  342. De minimis - With respect to trifles
  343. De mortuis nihil nisi bonum - Say nothing but good about the dead. (Chilon)
  344. De nihilo nihil - Nothing comes from nothing. (Lucretius)
  345. De novo - Anew
  346. De profundis - Up from the depths (of misery)
  347. De rervm natvra - On the nature of things. (title of Marcus Aurelius's magnum opus)
  348. Decrevi - I have decreed
  349. Dei gratia - By the grace of God
  350. Delenda est carthago - Carthage must be destroyed
  351. Dente lupus, cornu taurus petit - The wolf attacks with his fang, the bull with his horn. (Horace)
  352. Deo adiuvante - With God's help
  353. Deo favente - With God's favour
  354. Deo gratias - Thanks be to God
  355. Deo optimo maximo - To God, the Best, the Greatest
  356. Deo vindice - God will prove us right. (motto of the Confederate States of America)
  357. Deo volente - God willing
  358. Desunt cetera - The rest is missing
  359. Deus absconditus - A god who is hidden from man
  360. Deus commodo muto consisto quem meus canis sententia existo - Which, in a very ham-fisted way, with generosity, comes close to being
  361. Deus et natua non faciunt frusta - God and nature do not work together in vain
  362. Deus ex machina - A contrived or artificial solution. (literally, 'a god from a machine')
  363. Deus vobiscum - God be with you
  364. Deus volent - (as) God will
  365. Deus vult! - God wills it! (Slogan of the Crusades)
  366. Di! Ecce hora! Uxor mea me necabit! - God, look at the time! My wife will kill me!
  367. Diabolus fecit, ut id facerem! - The devil made me do it!
  368. Dic mihi solum facta, domina - Just the facts, ma'am
  369. Dictum sapienti sat est - A word to a wise person is sufficient
  370. Die dulci freure - Have a nice day
  371. Diem perdidi - I have lost a day (another day wasted) (Titus)
  372. Dies felices - Happy Days
  373. Dies irae - The Day of Wrath, or Judgment Day
  374. Dies natalis - Birthday
  375. Dies non - Business free day
  376. Difficile est longum subito deponere amorem - It is difficult to suddenly give up a long love. (Catullus)
  377. Difficile est saturam non scribere - It is hard not to write satire. (Juvenalis)
  378. 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)
  379. Diis aliter visum - The Gods decided otherwise
  380. Diligentia maximum etiam mediocris ingeni subsidium - Diligence is a very great help even to a mediocre intelligence. (Seneca)
  381. Diligite justitiam, o judices terrae - Cherish justice, o judges of the earth
  382. Dimidium facti qui coepit habet - Half is done when the beginning is done. (Horace)
  383. Dira necessitas - The dire necessity. (Horace)
  384. Discere docendo - To learn through teaching
  385. Disiecti membra poetae - Limbs of a dismembered poet. (Horace)
  386. Disjecta membra - The scattered remains
  387. Divide et impera - Divide and conquer
  388. Dixi - I have spoken. (I will say no more on the matter, and no one else may speak further)
  389. Do ut des - I give so that you give back
  390. Docendo discitur - It is learned by teaching. (Seneca)
  391. Doli capax - Capable of crime
  392. Docendo discimus - ITeach in order to learn<
  393. Dolores capitis non fero. Eos do - II don't get headaches. I give them.
  394. Domine, dirige nos - Lord, direct us
  395. Dominus illuminatio mea - The Lord is my light
  396. Dominus tecum - May the Lord be with you (Singular)
  397. Dominus vobiscum - May the Lord be with you (Plural)
  398. Domus dulcis domus - (home) Sweet home
  399. 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)
  400. Donna nobis pacem - Grant us peace
  401. Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus - Never Tickle a Sleeping Dragon. (This is the motto of Harry Potter's alma mater)
  402. Dramatis personae - Characters of the play
  403. Duc, sequere, aut de via decede - Lead, follow, or get out of the way
  404. Dulce bellum inexpertis - War is sweet for those who haven't experienced it. (Pindaros)
  405. Dulce est desipere in loco - It is sweet to relax at the proper time
  406. Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori - It is sweet and glorious to die for one's country. (Horace)
  407. Dulcius ex asperis - Through difficulty, sweetness
  408. Dum excusare credis, accusas - When you believe you are excusing yourself, you are accusing yourself. (St. Jerome)
  409. Dum inter homines sumus, colamus humanitatem - As long as we are among humans, let us be humane. (Seneca)
  410. Dum spiramus tuebimur - While we breathe, we shall defend
  411. Dum spiro, spero - While I breathe, I hope. (Cicero)
  412. Dum tempus habemus, operemur bonum - While we have the time, let us do good
  413. Dum vita est spes est - While life is, hope is. / While there is life there is hope
  414. Dum vivimus, vivamus - While we live, let us live (Epicurean philosophy)
  415. Dura lex, sed lex - The law is harsh, but it is the law

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  416. E contrario - From a contrary position
  417. E pluribus unum - From many, one (Motto of the USA)
  418. E re nata - As circumstances dictate
  419. E vestigio - From where one stands
  420. Ecce homo - behold the man
  421. Ecce signum - behold the proof
  422. Editio princeps - first printed edition
  423. Ego et rex meus - I and my King
  424. Ego me bene habeo - With me all is well. (last words) (Burrus)
  425. Ego nolo caesar esse - I don't want to be Caesar. (Florus)
  426. Ego spem pretio non emo - I do not purchase hope for a price. (I do not buy a pig in a poke.)
  427. Ego - Consciousness of one's own identity
  428. Eheu fugaces labuntur anni - Alas, the fleeting years slip by. (Horace)
  429. Eheu, litteras istas reperire non possum - Unfortunately, I can't find those particular documents
  430. Eiusdem generis - Of the same kind
  431. Elizabeth Regina/Eduardus Rex (E.R.) - Queen Elizabeth/King Edward
  432. Emeritus - Honorary; by merit
  433. Emitte lucem et veritatem - Send out light and truth
  434. Ense et aratro - With sword and plow. (citizen-soldier, one who serves in war and peace)
  435. Eo ipso - By that very act
  436. Eo nomine - Under that name
  437. Epistula non erubescit - A letter doesn't blush. (Cicero)
  438. Eppur si muove - But it does move... (Galileo)
  439. Eram quod es, eris quod sum - I was what you are, you will be what I am. (grave inscription)
  440. Ergo bibamus - Therefore, let us drink
  441. Ergo - Therefore
  442. Errare humanum est - To err is human. / It is human to err. (Seneca)
  443. Errata - A list of errors (in a book)
  444. Erratum (errata) - error (errors)
  445. Escariorium lavator - Dishwashing machine
  446. Esse est percipi - Being is perception. (It is a standardmetaphysical) (Mauser)
  447. Esse quam videri - To be rather than to seem
  448. 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)
  449. Est deus in nobis - The is a god inside us
  450. Est modus in rebus - There is a middle ground in things. (Horace)
  451. Est queadam fiere voluptas - There is a certain pleasure in weeping. (Ovid)
  452. Estne tibi forte magna feles fulva et planissima? - Do you by chance happen to own a large, yellowish, very flat cat?
  453. 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?
  454. Esto perpetua - Let it be forever
  455. Esto perpetue - May you last for ever
  456. Et alii/aliae - Other persons/things
  457. Et cetera/etcetera (etc.) - And the rest.
  458. Et in arcadia ego - I, also, am in Arcadia
  459. Et sequens (et seq.) - And the following
  460. Et sequentes (et seq. Or seqq.) - And those that follow
  461. Et sic de ceteris - And so to of the rest
  462. Et tu, brute! - You too, Brutus! Even you have betrayed me! (Caesar's last words)
  463. Et uxor (abbreviated et ux.) - And wife
  464. Etiam capillus unus habet umbram - Even one hair has a shadow. (Publilius Syrus)
  465. Eventus stultorum magister - Events are the teacher of the stupid persons. Stupid people learn by experience, bright people calculate what to do
  466. Ex abrupto - Without preparation
  467. Ex abundancia cordis, os loquitor - From the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks
  468. Ex animo - From the heart (sincerely)
  469. Ex ante - Before the event, beforehand. (economics: based on prior assumptions)
  470. Ex cathedra - From the chair. With authority (without argumentation)
  471. Ex cearulo - Out of the blue
  472. Ex curia - Out of court
  473. Ex gratia - Purely as a favour
  474. Ex hypothesi - From the hypothesis. (i.e. The one under consideration)
  475. Ex libris - From the Library (of)
  476. Ex mea sententia - In my opinion
  477. Ex more - According to custom
  478. Ex nilhilo nihil fit - From, or out of, nothing, nothing comes; nothing begetes nothing.)
  479. Ex officio - By virtue of his office
  480. Ex parte - By only one party to a dispute in the absence of the other
  481. Ex post facto - After the fact, or Retrospectively
  482. Ex proprio motu - Voluntarily
  483. Ex silentio - From silence. (from lack of contrary evidence)
  484. Ex tempore - Off the cuff, without preparation
  485. Ex uno disce omnes - From one person learn all persons. (From one we can judge the rest)
  486. Ex voto - According to one's vow
  487. Ex - Out of
  488. Excelsior - Ever upward
  489. Exceptio probat regulam de rebus non exceptis - An exception establishes the rule as to things not excepted
  490. Exceptis excipiendis - excepting what is to be excepted
  491. Excitabat fluctus in simpulo - He was stirring up billows in a ladle. (He was raising a tempest in a teapot) (Cicero)
  492. Excusatio non petita, accusatio manifesta - He who excuses himself, accuses himself (qui s'excuse, s'accuse)
  493. Exeat - Permission for a temporary absence
  494. Exegi monumentum aere perennius - I have erected a monument more lasting than bronze. (Horace)
  495. Exempli gratia (e.g) - For the sake of example
  496. Exeunt omnes - All go out. (A common stage direction in plays)
  497. Exeunt - They go out
  498. Exit - He/she goes out
  499. Exitus acta probat - The outcome proves the deeds. (the end justifies the means) (Ovid)
  500. Experientia docet stultos - Experience teaches fools
  501. Experientia docet - Experience is the best teacher
  502. Extempore - Without premeditation
  503. Exterioris pagina puella - Cover Girl
  504. Extinctus amabitur idem - The same [hated] man will be loved after he's dead. How quickly we forget. (Horace)
  505. Extra ecclesiam nulla salus - Outside the Church [there is] No Salvation. (A phrase of much disputed significance in Roman Catholic theology)

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  506. Fabas indulcet fames - Hunger sweetens the beans, or hunger makes everything taste good!
  507. Faber est suae quisque fortunae - Every man is the artisan of his own fortune. (Appius Claudius Caecus)
  508. Faber quisque fortunae suae - Each man (is) the maker of his own fortune
  509. Fabricati diem - Make my day
  510. Fac me cocleario vomere! - Gag me with a spoon!
  511. Fac ut nemo me vocet - Hold my calls
  512. Fac ut vivas - Get a life
  513. Facile princeps - Acknowledged leader
  514. Facilis descensvs averno - The descent to Avernus (Hell) it's easy to fall, hard to rise
  515. Facilius est multa facere quam diu - It is easier to do many things than to do one for a long time. (Quintilianus)
  516. Facilius per partes in cognitionem totius adducimur - We are more easily led part by part to an understanding of the whole. (Seneca)
  517. Facito aliquid operis, ut te semper diabolus inveniat occupatum - Always do something, so that the devil always finds you occupied. (St. Jerome)
  518. Facta, non verba - Deeds, not words. (Actions speak louder than words)
  519. Factum est - It is done
  520. Fallaces sunt rerum species - The appearances of things are deceptive. (Seneca)
  521. Falsus in uno, falsus in omnibus - False in one thing, false in all
  522. Fama crescit eundo - The rumour grows as it goes. (Vergil)
  523. Fama nihil est celerius - Nothing is swifter than rumor
  524. Fama semper vivat - May his/her fame last forever
  525. Fama volat - The rumour has wings. (Vergil)
  526. Fames est optimus coquus - Hunger is the best cook
  527. Farrago fatigans! - Thuffering thuccotash!
  528. Fas est et ab hoste doceri - It's proper to learn even from an enemy. (Ovid)
  529. Favete linguis - To keep a (religious) silence. (Horace)
  530. Fax mentis incedium gloriae - The passion of glory is the torch of the mind
  531. Fecit (fec.) - Made by
  532. 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
  533. Feles mala! - Bad kitty!
  534. Felis qvi nihil debet - Happy [is] he who owes nothing
  535. Felix culpa - Happy fault
  536. Felix qui potuit rerum cognoscere causas - Happy is he who has been able to learn the causes of things. (Vergil)
  537. Felo de se - Suicide
  538. Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt - Men readily believe what they want to believe. (Caesar)
  539. Festina lente - Make haste slowly
  540. Fiat justitia (et ruat caelum) - Let justice be done. (though the heavens fall)"
  541. Fiat lux - Let there be light
  542. Fiat volvntas tva - Let Thy will [be done] (Biblical)
  543. Fiat - Let it be done
  544. Fide, non armis - By faith, not arms
  545. Fidei defensor - Defender of the faith
  546. Fides punica - Treachery. (Livy)
  547. Fides quaerens intellectum - Faith seeking understanding
  548. Fidus Achates - faithful Achates (friend)
  549. Filioque - and from the son
  550. Filius nullius - a bastard
  551. Finem respice - Look to the end [before setting forth]
  552. Finis coronat opus - The ending crowns the work. (Ovid)
  553. Finis - the end
  554. Flagrante delicto - Literally while the crime is blazing. Caught red-handed, in the very act of a crime
  555. Flamma fumo est proxima - Flame follows smoke. (there is no smoke without fire) (Plautus)
  556. Floreat regina regina - May it flourish. (The motto of the City of Regina, Saskatchewan Canada)
  557. Floruit - Flourished
  558. Fluctuat nec mergitur - It is tossed by the waves but it does not sink
  559. Fons et origo - The source and origin
  560. Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit - Perhaps someday we will look back upon these things with joy
  561. Forsan miseros meliora sequentur - For those in misery perhaps better things will follow. (Virgil)
  562. Fortes et liber - Strong and free. (Alberta)
  563. Fortes fortuna adiuvat - Fortune favors the brave. (Terence)
  564. Fortes fortuna iuvat - fortune favours the brave
  565. Fortiter fideliter forsan feliciter - Bravely, faithfully, perhaps successfully
  566. 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)
  567. Fortitudine vincimus - By endurance we conquer
  568. Fortuna amicos parat, inopia amicos probat - The fortune is preparing friends, the abundance is testing them
  569. Fortuna caeca est - Fortune is blind. (Cicero)
  570. 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!
  571. Frangar non flectar - I am broken, I am not deflected
  572. Frater, ave atque vale - Brother, hello and good-bye. (Catullus)
  573. Fronti nulla fides - No reliance can be placed on appearance. (don't judge a book by its cover)
  574. Fugit hora - The hour flies
  575. Functus officio - Having discharged his duty and thus ceased to have any authority over a matter
  576. Furnulum pani nolo - I don't want a toaster

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  577. Gaudeamus igitur (iuvenes dum sumus) - Therefore, let us rejoice. (while we are young)
  578. Genius loci - The guardian spirit of the place
  579. Gens togata - The toga-clad race; the romans
  580. Genus irritabile vatum - The irritable race of poets. (Horace)
  581. Gladiator in arena consilium capit - The gladiator is formulating his plan in the arena (i.e., too late) (Seneca)
  582. Gloria in excelsis deo - Glory to God in the highest
  583. Gloria patri - Glory to the Father
  584. Gloria virtutis umbra - Glory (is) the shadow of virtue
  585. Gloria - Glory
  586. Gloriosum est iniurias oblivisci - It is glorious to forget the injustice
  587. Gnothe seauton (Greek) - Know thyself
  588. Graeca sunt, non leguntur - It is Greek, you don't read that
  589. Gramen artificiosum odi - I hate Astroturf
  590. Gratia placenti - For the sake of pleasing
  591. Graecia capta ferum victorem cepit - Captive Greece conquered her savage victor. (Horace)
  592. Graviora manent - greater dangers await
  593. 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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  594. Habeas corpus - You must have the body", i.e. You must justify an imprisonment
  595. Habemus papam - We have a pope. (used at the announcement of a new pope)
  596. Hac lege - with this law
  597. Haec olim meminisse ivvabit - Time heals all things, i.e. Wounds, offenses
  598. Haec trutina errat - There is something wrong with this scale
  599. Hannibal ante portas! - Hannibal is at the doors! The enemy/danger is at the doors!
  600. Haud ignota loquor - I say things that are known
  601. Helluo librorum - A glutton for books. (bookworm)
  602. Heu! Tintinnuntius meus sonat! - Darn! There goes my beeper!
  603. Heus, hic nos omnes in agmine sunt! - Hey, we're all in line here!
  604. Hic et nunc - Here and now
  605. Hic habitat felicitas - Here dwells happiness
  606. Hic jacet sepultus (HJS) - Here lies buried
  607. Hic jacet (HJ) - Here lies. (written on gravestones or tombs)
  608. Hic puer est stultissimus omnium! - This boy is the stupidest of all!
  609. Hinc illae lacrimae - Hence these tears. (Terence)
  610. Historia est vitae magistra - The history is the tutor of life
  611. Hoc erat in votis - This was among my prayers
  612. Hoc est in votis - This is in my prayers
  613. Hoc est verum et nihili nisi verum - This is the truth and nothing but the truth
  614. 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
  615. 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
  616. Hoc tempore obsequium amicos, veritas odium parit - In these days friends are won through flattery, the truth gives birth to hate. (Terence)
  617. Hocine bibo aut in eum digitos insero? - Do I drink this or stick my fingers in it?
  618. Hodie mihi, cras tibi - Today for me, tomorrow for you
  619. Homines libenter quod volunt credunt - Men believe what they want to. (Terentius)
  620. Homines, dum docent, discunt - Men learn while they teach. (Seneca)
  621. Homo doctvs is se semper divitias habet - A learned man always has wealth within himself
  622. Homo homini lupus - Man is a wolf to man
  623. Homo nudus cum nuda iacebat - Naked they lay together, man and woman
  624. Homo praesumitur bonus donec probetur malus - One is innocent until proven guilty
  625. Homo sum, humani nihil a me alienum puto - I am human, therefore nothing human is strange to me
  626. Homo sum - I am a man
  627. Homo vitae commodatus non donatus est - Man has been lent to life, not given. (Pubilius Syrus)
  628. Honor virutis preamium - Honour is the reward of virtue
  629. Honores mutant mores - The honours change the customs. (Power corrupts)
  630. Honoris causa (h.c.) - As in doctorate, an honorary degree
  631. Horas non numero nisi serenas - I count only the bright hours. (Inscription on ancient sundials)
  632. Horribile dictu - Horrible to tell
  633. Horror vacui - Fear of empty places
  634. Hostis hvmani generis - Enemy of the human race
  635. Huc accedit zambonis! - Here comes the Zamboni!
  636. Humum mandere - To bite the dust
  637. Hunc tu caveto - Beware of this man

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  638. Ibidem (Ib.) - In the same place. (in a book)
  639. Id certum est quod certum reddi potest - That is certain that can be made certain
  640. Id est (i.e.) - That is to say
  641. Id est mihi, id non est tibi! - It is mine, not yours!
  642. Id imperfectum manet dum confectum erit - It ain't over until it's over
  643. Id tibi praebet speciem lepidissimam! - It looks great on you!
  644. Idem quod (i.q.) - The same as
  645. Idem - The same
  646. Iesus nazarenus rex iudaeorum (INRI) - Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews
  647. Ignis aurum probat, miseria fortes viros - Life is not a bowl of cherries, or, literally, Fire tests gold; adversity tests strong men
  648. Ignis fatuus - Foolish fire (will-o-the-wisp)
  649. Ignorantia juris neminem excusat - Ignorance of the law excuses no one
  650. Ignoratio elenchi - An ignorance of proof
  651. Ignotus (ign.) - Unknown
  652. Ille dolet vere, qui sine teste dolet - He mourns honestly who mourns without witnesses. (Martialis)
  653. Ille mi par esse deo videtur - He seems to me to be equal to a god. (Catullus)
  654. Illegitimis nil carborundum - Don't let the bastards grind you down
  655. Illiud latine dici non potest - You can't say that in Latin
  656. Illius me paenitet, dux - Sorry about that, chief
  657. Imitatores, servum pecus! - Imitators, you slavish crowd! (Horace)
  658. Imperator/Imperatrix (Imp.) - Emperor/Empress
  659. Imperator - Emperor
  660. Imperium et libertas - Empire and liberty. (Cicero)
  661. 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
  662. Imperium - Absolute power
  663. Impossibilium nulla obligatio est - Nobody has any obligation to the impossible. (Corpus Iuris Civilis)
  664. Imprimatur - Let it be printed
  665. Imprimis - In first place
  666. In absentia - In one's absence
  667. In actu - In practice
  668. In aere aedificare - Build (castles) in the air. (St. Augustine)
  669. In aeternum - For eternity
  670. In alio pediculum, in te ricinum non vides - You see a louse on someone else, but not a tick on yourself. (Petronius)
  671. In articulo mortis - At the moment of death
  672. In banco - On the bench
  673. In camera - In private chamber
  674. In capite - In chief
  675. In cavda venenvm - In the tail [is the] poison. Watch out for what you don't see
  676. In curia - In court
  677. In dentibus anticis frustrum magnum spiniciae habes - You have a big piece of spinach in your front teeth
  678. In distans - At a distance
  679. In dubiis non est agendum - In dubious cases, you should not act
  680. 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
  681. In dubio - In doubt
  682. In esse - In existence
  683. In excelsis - In the highest
  684. In extenso - At full length
  685. In extremis - In extremity
  686. In fine - At the end
  687. In flagrante delicto - In the very act of committing an offence
  688. In forma pauperis - In the form of a poor person; in a humble or abject manner
  689. In futuro - In the future
  690. In gremio legis - In the protection of the law
  691. In his ordo est ordinem non servare - In this case the only rule is not obeying any rules
  692. In hoc signo vinces - In this sign, you will be victorious. (Eusebios)
  693. In infinitum - To infinity; without end
  694. In libris libertas - In books (there is) freedom
  695. In limine - On the threshold, at the very outset
  696. In loco parentis - In the place of a parent
  697. In loco - In the place of
  698. In magnis et voluisse sat est - To once have wanted is enough in great deeds. (Propertius)
  699. In media res - In or into the middle of a sequence of events. (Horace)
  700. In medio stat virtus - Virtue stands in the middle. Virtue is in the moderate, not the extreme position. (Horace)
  701. In medio tutissimus ibis - In the middle of things you will go most safe. (Ovid)
  702. In memoriam - To the memory of
  703. In necessariis unitas, in dubiis libertas, in omnibus caritas - In necessary things unity, in doubtful things liberty, in all things charity
  704. In nomine patris et filii et spiritus santi - In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit
  705. In nubibus - In the clouds
  706. In nuce - In a nutshell
  707. In omnia paratus - Prepared for all things
  708. In ovo - In the egg
  709. In pace, ut sapiens, aptarit idonea bello - In peace, like a wise man, he appropriately prepares for war
  710. In pace - In peace
  711. In pari materia - Of like kind
  712. In partibus infidelium - In parts inhabited by unbelievers
  713. In parvo - In miniature
  714. In perpetuum - To all time
  715. In personam - Against the person
  716. In pleno - In full
  717. In pontificalibus - In the proper vestments of a pope or cardinal
  718. in posse - In possibility
  719. In posterum - Till the next day
  720. In praesenti - At the present time
  721. In principio - In the beginning
  722. In propria persona - In person
  723. In puris naturalibus - Completely naked
  724. In quaestione versare - To be under investigation
  725. In re - Refering to
  726. In rem - Against the matter (property)
  727. In rerum natura - In the nature of things
  728. In saecvla saecvlorvm - For ages of ages forever
  729. In se - In itself
  730. In silico - By means of a computer simulation
  731. In silvam ne ligna feras - Don't carry logs into the forest. (Horace)
  732. In situ - In position
  733. In specie - In kind; (a) in its own form and not in an equivalent (b) in coins and not in paper money
  734. In spiritu et veritate - In spirit and truth. (Versio Vulgata)
  735. In statu quo - In the same state
  736. In terrorem - As a warning; in order to terrify others
  737. In totidem verbis - in so many words
  738. In toto - As a whole, absolutely, Completely
  739. In transitu - In passing, on the way
  740. In usu - in use
  741. In vacuo - In a vacuum or empty space
  742. In vinculis etiam audax - In chains yet still bold (free)
  743. In vino veritas - The truth is in wine. A drunk person tells the truth
  744. In virtute sunt multi ascensus - There are many degrees in excellence. (Cicero)
  745. In vitro - In a test tube (literally glass)
  746. In vivo - In the living (thing)
  747. Incipit - Begin here
  748. Incredibile dictu - Incredible to say
  749. Index librorum prohibitorum - Official list of forbidden books not to be read by Catholics
  750. Indulgentiam quaeso - I ask your indulgence
  751. Infinitus est numerus stultorum - Infinite is the number of fools
  752. Infra dignitatem (dig.) - Undignified; beneath one's dignity
  753. Infra - Below, underneath
  754. Inhumanitas omni aetate molesta est - Inhumanity is harmful in every age. (Cicero)
  755. Iniqua nunquam regna perpetuo manent - Stern masters do not reign long. (Seneca Philosophus)
  756. Iniuria non excusat iniuriam - One wrong does not justify another
  757. Insanabile cacoethes scribendi - An incurable passion to write. (Juvenal)
  758. Insculpsit - He/she engraved it
  759. Instrumentum aeri temperando - Airconditioner
  760. Insula gilliganis - Gilligan's Island
  761. Integer vitae scelerisque purus - Blameless of life and free from crime
  762. Intellectum valde amat - Love the intellect strongly. (St. Augustine)
  763. Intelligenti pauca - Few words suffice for he who understands
  764. Intelligo me intelligere - I understand that I understand. (St. Augustine)
  765. Inter alios - Amongst other people
  766. Inter arma silent leges - In time of war, laws are silent
  767. Inter caecos regnat strabo - Among blinds the squinting rules. (Erasmus)
  768. Inter caesa et porrecta - There's many a slip twixt cup and lip
  769. Inter canum et lupum - Between a dog and a wolf
  770. Inter nos - Between ourselves
  771. Inter partes - Made between two parties
  772. Inter se - Amongst themselves
  773. Inter spem et metum - Between hope and fear
  774. Inter vivos - Between living (people)
  775. Interdum feror cupidine partium magnarum europe vincendarum - Sometimes I get this urge to conquer large parts of Europe
  776. Interfice errorem, diligere errantem - Kill the sin, love the sinner. (St. Augustine)
  777. Interregnvm - Period between rules anarchy, lawlessnes
  778. Intra muros - Within the walls
  779. Intra vires - Within the power
  780. Inventas vitam iuvat excoluisse per artes - Let us improve life through science and art. (Vergil)
  781. Ipsa qvidem pretivm virtvs sibi - Virtue is its own reward
  782. Ipsa scientia potestas est - Knowledge itself is power. (Bacon)
  783. Ipse dixit - He himself said it. (Cicero)
  784. Ipsissima verba - the exact words
  785. Ipso facto - By the fact itself
  786. Ipso iure - By operation of the law
  787. Ira furor brevis est - Anger is a brief insanity. (Horace)
  788. Isto pensitaris? - You get paid for this crap?
  789. Ita erat quando hic adveni - It was that way when I got here
  790. Ita est - Yes./It is so
  791. Ite, misse est - Go, the Mass is finished
  792. Iubilate Deo - Rejoice in God
  793. Iunctis viribus - By united efforts
  794. Iure divino - By divine law
  795. Iure humano - By human law
  796. Ius civile - Civil law
  797. Ius gentium - The law of nations
  798. Ius primae noctis - The right for the first night
  799. Ivs est ars boni et aeqvi - Law is the art of the good and the just
  800. Ivs gentivm - Right of tribes law of nations

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  801. Justitia omnibus - Justice for all

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  802. Koming soon - Sorry, bad joke

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  803. Labor omnia vincit - Work conquers all things. (Virgil)
  804. Labra lege - Read my lips
  805. Lachryma christi - Christ's tears
  806. Lapsus alumni - Error made
  807. Lapsus linguae - A slip of the tongue
  808. Lapsus memoriae - A slip of the memory
  809. Lapsus nivium! - Avalanche!!
  810. Lapsus stili - A slip of the pen
  811. Lares et penates - Household gods
  812. Latet anguis in herba - A snake lies in the grass. (Vergil)
  813. Latine dictum - Spoken in Latin
  814. Latine loqui coactus sum - I have this compulsion to speak Latin
  815. Latro! fremo! - Woof woof! Grrrr!
  816. Laudant illa, sed ista legunt - Some (writing) is praised, but other is read. (Martialis)
  817. Laudatores temporis acti - Praisers of time past
  818. Laus Deo - Praise be to God
  819. Lavdem virtvtis necessitati damvs - We give to necessity the praise of virtue finding the benefit in what's needful
  820. Lectio brevior lectio potior - The shortest reading is the more probable reading
  821. Lector benevole - Kind reader
  822. Lege atque lacrima - Read 'em and weep
  823. Lege et lacrima - Read it and weep
  824. Legum servi sumus ut liberi esse possimus - We are slaves of the law so that we may be able to be free. (Cicero)
  825. Leve fit, quod bene fertur, onus - The burden is made light which is borne well. (Ovid)
  826. Lex clavatoris designati rescindenda est - The designated hitter rule has got to go
  827. Lex domicilii - The law of a person's home country
  828. Lex fori - The law of the forum (country)
  829. Lex loci - The law of the place
  830. Lex malla, lex nulla - A bad law is no law. (St. Thomas Aquinas)
  831. Lex non scripta - The unwritten (common) law
  832. Lex scripta - The written law
  833. Lex talionis - The law of revenge
  834. Libenter homines id quod volunt credunt - Men gladly believe that which they wish for. (Caesar)
  835. Liberae sunt nostrae cogitationes - Our thoughts are free. (Cicero)
  836. Liberate te ex inferis - Save yourself from hell
  837. Libertas inaestimabilis res est - Liberty is a thing beyond all price. (Corpus Iuris Civilis)
  838. Liberum arbitrium - Free will
  839. Libra solidus denarius (L.S.D.) - Pounds, shillings, pence
  840. Licentia liquendi - Liberty of speaking
  841. Licentia poetica - Poetic licence. (Seneca)
  842. Licet - It is allowed
  843. Lingua franca - French tongue - the common or universal language
  844. Literati - Men of letters
  845. Litoralis - Beach bum
  846. Litterae humaniores - The humanities
  847. Loco citato (Lc) - In the passage just quoted
  848. Locum tenens - One occupying the place (used as an English noun meaning 'deputy')
  849. Locus classicus - The most authoritative source, Classical passage
  850. Locus delicti - The scene of the crime
  851. Locus desperatus - A hopeless passage
  852. Locus enim est principum generationis rerum - For place is the origin of things. (Roger Bacon)
  853. Locus in quo - The place in which something happens
  854. Locus poenitentiae - A place for repentance
  855. Locus sigilli (l.s.) - The place of the seal
  856. Locus standi - The right to be heard in court
  857. Longo intervallo - After a long gap
  858. Loquitur (Loq.) - He/she speaks
  859. Luctor et emergo - I struggle but I'll survive
  860. Lumen naturale - Natural light
  861. Lupus est homo homini - Man is wolf to man
  862. Lupus in fabula - The wolf in the tale (i.e. Speak of the wolf, and he will come) (Terence)
  863. Lusus naturae - A freak of nature
  864. Lux et veritas - Light and Truth
  865. Lux mundi - The light of the world

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  866. Machina improba! Vel mihi ede potum vel mihi redde nummos meos! - You infernal machine! Give me a beverage or give me my money back!
  867. Maecenas atavis edite regibus - Maecenas, born of monarch ancestors. (Horace)
  868. Magister artis ingeniique largitor venter - Necessity is the mother of all invention
  869. Magister artium (MA) - Master of arts
  870. Magister mundi sum! - I am the master of the universe!
  871. Magna charta - Great paper
  872. Magna cum laude - With great honour or academic distinction
  873. Magnas inter oper inops - A pauper in the midst of wealth. (Horace)
  874. Magnificat - It magnifies
  875. Magnum bonum - a great good
  876. Magnum opus - Great work, the major work of one's life
  877. Magnus frater spectat te - Big Brother is watching you
  878. Mala fide - In bad faith (something which is done fraudulently)
  879. Male parta male dilabuntur - What has been wrongly gained is wrongly lost. (Ill-gotten gains seldom prosper.) (Cicero)
  880. Malum consilium quod mutari non potest - It's a bad plan that can't be changed. (Publilius Syrus)
  881. Malum prohibitum - A prohibited wrong. A crime that society decides is wrong for some reason, not inherently evil
  882. Malum quidem nullum esse sine aliquo bono - There is, to be sure, no evil without something good. (Pliny the Elder)
  883. Manus in mano - Hand in hand
  884. Manus manum lavat - One hand washes the other. The favor for the favor. (Petronius)
  885. Mare clausum - A closed sea
  886. Mare liberum - An open sea
  887. Mare nostrum - Our sea. (Mediterranean)
  888. Margaritas ante porcos - Pearls before swine. To give something valuable to someone not respecting it
  889. Mater artium necessitas - Necessity is the mother of invention
  890. Mater dolorosa - Sorrowful mother. (Virgin Mary)
  891. Mater tua criceta fuit, et pater tuo redoluit bacarum sambucus - Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries
  892. Mater - Mother
  893. Materfamilias - Mother of family
  894. Materia medica - Medical matter
  895. Materiam superabat opus - The workmanship was better than the subject matter. (Ovid)
  896. Maxima debetur puero reverentia - We owe the greatest respect to a child
  897. Maximus in minimis - Great in little things
  898. Me fallit - I do not know
  899. Me iudice - I being judge; in my judgement
  900. Me oportet propter praeceptum te nocere - I'm going to have to hurt you on principle
  901. Me transmitte sursum, caledoni! - Beam me up, Scotty!
  902. Mea culpa - Through my fault
  903. Mea maxima culpa - Through my very great fault
  904. Mea mihi conscientia pluris est quam omnium sermo - My conscience means more to me than all speech. (Cicero)
  905. Medice, cura te ipsum! - Physician, heal thyself! (Versio Vulgata)
  906. Medici graviores morbos asperis remediis curant - Doctors cure the more serious diseases with harsh remedies. (Curtius Rufus)
  907. Medicus curat, natura sanat - The physician treats, nature cures
  908. Medio tutissimus ibis - You will go safest in the middle. (Moderation in all things) (Ovid)
  909. Meliora cogito - I strive for the best
  910. Melitae amor - Love of Malta
  911. Melius est praevenire quam praeveniri - Better to forestall than to be forestalled
  912. Melius frangi quam flecti - It is better to break than to bend
  913. Melius tarde, quam nunquam - Better late than never
  914. Mellita, domi adsum - Honey, I'm home
  915. Memento mori - Remember that you will die
  916. Memento vivere - A reminder of life (literally remember that you have to live)
  917. Memorabilia - Memorable things
  918. Memorandum - A note of; a thing to be remembered
  919. Memoria in aeterna - In everlasting remembrance
  920. Memoriter - From memory
  921. Mendacem memorem esse oportet - A liar needs a good memory. (Quintilianus)
  922. Mens agitat molem - The mind moves the matter. (Vergil)
  923. Mens rea - Guilty mind
  924. Mens regnum bona possidet - An honest heart is a kingdom in itself. (Seneca)
  925. Mens sana in corpore sano - A sound mind in a sound body. (Juvenalis)
  926. Mens sibi conscia recti - A mind conscious of its rectitude
  927. Meum pactum dictum - My word is my bond
  928. Mihi cura futuri - My concern is the future
  929. Mihi ignosce. Cum homine de cane debeo congredi - Excuse me. I've got to see a man about a dog
  930. Millennium (millennia) - A thousand year period
  931. Minime senuisti! - You haven't aged a bit!
  932. Minus habens - Absentminded
  933. Mirabile dictu - Wonderful to say/relate. (Vergil)
  934. Mirabile visu - Wonderful to behold
  935. Miserere - Have mercy
  936. Missa solemnis - Solemn Mass. (high Mass)
  937. Mittimus - We send (to prison)
  938. Modus agendi - Manner of operation
  939. Modus operandi (m.o.) - Way of operating
  940. Modus vivendi - Way of living
  941. Monstra mihi pecuniam! - Show me the money!
  942. Moratorium - A delay
  943. Morituri te salutant - Those who are about to die salute you
  944. Mors ultima linea rerum est - Death is everything's final limit. (Horace)
  945. Mortvi non mordant - Dead me don't bite; Dead men tell no tale
  946. Motu proprio - Of one's own initiative
  947. Mulier taceat in ecclesia - Let the woman be silent in church. (Paul)
  948. Multi famam, conscientiam pauci verentur - Many fear their reputation, few their conscience. (Pliny)
  949. Multis post annis - Many years later
  950. Multum in parvo - Much in little. (small but significant)
  951. Multun, non multa - Much, not many (quality not quantity)
  952. Mundas vult decipi - The world wants to be deceived
  953. Mundus vult decipi, ergo decipiatur - The world wants to be deceived, so let it be deceived!
  954. Munit haec et altera vincit - One defends and the other conquers
  955. Mus uni non fidit antro - A mouse does not rely on just one hole. (Plautus)
  956. Musica delenit bestiam feram - Music soothes the savage beast
  957. Mutatis mutandis - The necessary changes having been made
  958. Mutato nomine - The name being changed
  959. Mvlti svnt vocati, pavci vero electi - Many are called [but] few are chosen
  960. Mvndvs vvlt decipi - The world wishes to be deceived there's a sucker born every minute
  961. Mvtatis mvtandis - The things that ought to have changed having been changed with the necessary substitutions having been made

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  962. Nam et ipsa scientia potestas es - Knowledge is power. (Sir Francis Bacon)
  963. Nascentes morimur - From the moment we are born, we begin to die
  964. Natale solum - Native soil
  965. Natura abhorret a vacua - Nature abhors a vacuum
  966. Natura in minima maxima - Nature is the greatest in the smallest things
  967. Natura nihil fit in frustra - Nature does nothing in vain
  968. Naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurret - You can drive nature out with a pitchfork but she always comes back
  969. Navigare necesse est - To sail is necessary
  970. Ne auderis delere orbem rigidum meum! - Don't you dare erase my hard disk!
  971. Ne cede malis - Do not yield to misfortune
  972. Ne feceris ut rideam - Don't make me laugh
  973. Ne humanus crede - Trust no human
  974. Ne nimium - Not too much
  975. Ne plus ultra - No further. Impassable obstacle
  976. Ne quid nimis - Nothing in excess. (Terence)
  977. Nec possum tecum vivere, nec sine te - I am able to live / I can live neither with you, nor without you. (Martial)
  978. Nec verbum verbo curabis reddere fidus interpres - As a true translator you will take care not to translate word for word. (Horace)
  979. Necesse est multos timeat quem multi timent - He must fear many, whom many fear. (Laberius)
  980. Necessitatis non habet legem - Necessity knows no law
  981. Negotium populo romano melius quam otium committi - The Roman people understand work better than leisure
  982. Nemine contradicente (Nem. Con.) - With no one speaking in opposition. Unanimously
  983. Nemine dissentiente (Nem. Diss.) - With no one disagreeing
  984. Nemo ante mortem beatus - Nobody is blessed before his death. We never know what is future preparing for us!
  985. Nemo autem regere potest nisi qui et regi - Moreover, there is no one who can rule unless he can be ruled. (Seneca)
  986. Nemo dat quod non habet - No one gives what he does not have
  987. Nemo gratis mendax - No man lies freely. A person with no reason to lie is telling the truth
  988. Nemo hic adest illius nominis - There is no one here by that name
  989. Nemo liber est qui corpori servit - No one is free who is a slave to his body
  990. Nemo malus felix - No bad man is lucky. (Juvenal)
  991. Nemo me impune lacessit - No one provokes me with impunity. (motto of the kings of Scotland)
  992. Nemo nisi mors - Nobody except death (will part us). (Inscription in the wedding ring of the Swedish Queen Katarina Jagellonica)
  993. Nemo propheta in patria sua - No one is considered a prophet in his hometown/homeland
  994. Nemo repente fuit turpissimus - No one ever became thoroughly bad in one step. (Juvenal)
  995. Nemo risum praebuit, qui ex se coepit - Nobody is laughed at, who laughs at himself. (Seneca)
  996. Nemo saltat sobrius - No man dances sober
  997. Nemo sine vitio est - No one is without fault. (Seneca the Elder)
  998. Nemo surdior est quam is qui non audiet - No man is more deaf than he who will not hear
  999. Nemo timendo ad summum pervenit locum - No man by fearing reaches the top. (Syrus)
  1000. Nervos belli, pecuniam. (Nervus rerum.) - The nerve of war, money. (The nerve of things.) (Cicero)
  1001. Nescio quid dicas - I don't know what you're talking about
  1002. Neutiquam erro - I am not lost
  1003. Nihil ad rem - Nothing to do with the point
  1004. Nihil agere delectat - It is pleasant to do nothing. (Cicero)
  1005. Nihil aliud scit necessitas quam vincere - Necesssity knows nothing else but victory. (Syrus)
  1006. Nihil curo de ista tua stulta superstitione - I'm not interested in your dopey religious cult
  1007. Nihil declaro - I have nothing to declare
  1008. Nihil est ab omni parte beatum - Nothing is good in every part. (Horace)
  1009. Nihil est incertius volgo - Nothing is more uncertain than the (favour of the) crowd. (Cicero)
  1010. Nihil est miserum nisi cum putes - Nothing is unfortunate if you don't consider it unfortunate. (Boethius)
  1011. Nihil est--In vita priore ego imperator romanus fui - That's nothing--in a previous life I was a Roman Emperor
  1012. Nihil obstat - Nothing stands in the way
  1013. Nihil sub sole novum - Nothing new under the sun
  1014. Nihil tam munitum quod non expugnari pecunia possit - No fort is so strong that it cannot be taken with money. (Cicero)
  1015. Nihil - Nothing
  1016. Nil actum reputa si quid superest agendum - Don't consider that anything has been done if anything is left to be done. (Lucan)
  1017. Nil actum credens dum quid superesset agendum - Thinking nothing done, while anything was yet to do
  1018. Nil admirari - To admire nothing. (Horace)
  1019. Nil agit exemplum, litem quod lite resolvit - Not much worth is an example that solves one quarrel with another. (Horace)
  1020. Nil desperandum! - Never despair! (Horace)
  1021. Nil homini certum est - Nothing is certain for man. (Ovid)
  1022. Nil sine numine - Nothing without providence
  1023. Nill illigitimi carborundum - Do not let the bastards get you down
  1024. Nisi credideritis, non intelligetis - Unless you will have believed, you will not understand. (St. Augustine)
  1025. Nisi prius - Unles previously
  1026. Nisi - Unless
  1027. Nolens volens - Whether one likes it or not; willing or unwilling
  1028. Noli equi dentes inspicere donati - Do not look a gift horse in the mouth. (St. Jerome)
  1029. Noli me tangere! - Don't touch me! (Versio Vulgata)
  1030. Noli me voca, ego te vocabo - Don't call me. I'll call you
  1031. Noli nothis permittere te terere - Don't let the bastards get you down
  1032. Noli turbare circulos meos! - Don't upset my calculations! (Archimedes)
  1033. Nolite id cogere, cape malleum majorem - Don't force it, get a bigger hammer
  1034. Nolle prosequi - Do not pursue
  1035. Nolo contendere - I do not wish to contend
  1036. Nomen est omen - The name is the sign
  1037. Nomina stultorum parietibus haerent - The names of foolish persons adhere to walls (Fools names and fools faces are often seen in public places.)
  1038. Nominatim - By name
  1039. Non bis in idem - Not twice for the same thing
  1040. Non calor sed umor est qui nobis incommodat - It's not the heat, it's the humidity
  1041. Non compos mentis - Not in possession of one's senses
  1042. Non curo. Si metrum non habet, non est poema - I don't care. If it doesn't rhyme, it isn't a poem
  1043. Non erravi perniciose! - I did not commit a fatal error!
  1044. Non est ad astra mollis e terris via - There is no easy way from the earth to the stars. (Seneca)
  1045. Non est ei similis - There is no one like him
  1046. Non est mea culpa - It's not my fault
  1047. Non est vivere sed valere vita est - Life is not being alive but being well (life is more than just being alive)
  1048. Non Gradus Anus Rodentum! - Not Worth A Rats Ass!
  1049. Non ignara mals, miseris svccvrrere disco - No stranger to misfortune [myself] I learn to relieve the sufferings [of others
  1050. Non illigitamus carborundum - Don't let the bastards grind you down
  1051. Non licet - It is not allowed
  1052. Non liquet - It is not clear
  1053. Non mihi, non tibi, sed nobis - Not for you, not for me, but for us - the foundation of a good relationship
  1054. Non mortem timemus, sed cogitationem mortis - We do not fear death, but the thought of death. (Seneca)
  1055. Non multa, sed multum - Not many, but much. (Meaning, not quantity but quality) (Plinius)
  1056. Non nobis, Domine - Not unto us, O Lord
  1057. Non omne quod licet honestum est - Not everything that is permitted is honest. (Corpus Iuris Civilis)
  1058. Non omne quod nitet aurum est - Not all that glitters is gold
  1059. Non omnes qui habemt citharam sunt citharoedi - Not all those who own a musical instrument are musicians. (Bacon)
  1060. Non omnia moriar - Not all of me will die. (Horace)
  1061. Non omnia possumus omnes - Not all of us are able to do all things (We can't all do everything.) (Virgil)
  1062. Non omnis moriar - Not all of me will die. (his works would live forever) (Horace)
  1063. Non placet - it does not please
  1064. Non plus ultra! (Nec plus ultra!) - Nothing above that!
  1065. Non prosequitur - He does not proceed
  1066. Non quis, sed quid - Not who, but what
  1067. Non scholae sed vitae discimus - We do not learn for school, but for life. (Seneca)
  1068. Non semper erit aestas - It will not always be summer (be prepared for hard times)
  1069. Non sequitur - It does not follow
  1070. Non serviam - I will not serve
  1071. Non sibi sed suis - Not for one's self but for one's people
  1072. Non sibi, sed patriae - Not for you, but for the fatherland
  1073. Non sum pisces - I am not a fish
  1074. Non sum qualis eram - I am not what / of what sort I was (I'm not what I used to be.)
  1075. Non teneas aurum totum quod splendet ut aurum - Do not take as gold everything that shines like gold
  1076. Non timetis messor - Don't Fear the Reaper
  1077. Non uno die roma aedificata est - Rome was not built in one day (either)
  1078. Non ut edam vivo, sed vivam edo - I do not live to eat, but eat to live. (Quintilianus)
  1079. Non, mihi ignosce, credo me insequentem esse - No, excuse me, I believe I'm next
  1080. Nonne amicus certus in re incerta cernitur? - A friend in need is a friend in deed. (our equivalent)
  1081. Nonne de novo eboraco venis? - You're from New York, aren't you?
  1082. Nonne macescis? - Have you lost weight?
  1083. Nosce te ipsum - Know thyself. (Inscription at the temple of Apollo in Delphi.)
  1084. Nota bene (Nb.) - Note well. Observe carefully
  1085. Novus homo - A new Man; a man who was the first in his family to be elected to an office
  1086. Novus ordo seclorum - A new order for the ages. (appears on the U.S. one-dollar bill)
  1087. Nulla avarita sine poena est - There is no avarice without penalty. (Seneca)
  1088. Nulla dies sine linea - Not a day without a line. Do something every day! (Apeles, Greek painter)
  1089. Nulla regula sine exceptione - There is no rule/law without exception
  1090. Nulla res carius constat quam quae precibus empta est - Nothing is so expensive as that which you have bought with pleas. (Seneca)
  1091. Nulli secundus - Second to none
  1092. Nullius in verba - (Rely) on the words on no one. (Horace)
  1093. Nullo metro compositum est - It doesn't rhyme
  1094. Nullum crimen sine lege, nulla poena sine lege - No crime and no punishment without a (pre-existing) law
  1095. Nullum est iam dictum quod non dictum sit prius - Nothing is said that hasn't been said before. (Terence)
  1096. Nullum gratuitum prandium - There is no free lunch!
  1097. Nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementiae - There is no one great ability without a mixture of madness
  1098. Nullum saeculum magnis ingeniis clausum est - No generation is closed to great talents. (Seneca)
  1099. Nullus est instar domus - There is no place like home
  1100. 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)
  1101. Numen - Divine power
  1102. Numero pondere et mensura Deus omnia condidit - God created everything by number, weight and measure (Isaac Newton)
  1103. Numerus clausus - A restricted number
  1104. Nummus americanus - Greenback. ($US)
  1105. Numquam aliud natura, aliud sapientia dicit - Never does nature say one thing and wisdom say another
  1106. Numquam non paratus - Never unprepared
  1107. Numquam se minus solum quam cum solus esset - You are never so little alone as when you are alone. (Cicero)
  1108. Nunc dimittis - Now let depart
  1109. Nunc est bibendum - Now we must drink. (Horace)
  1110. Nvdvm pactvm - A nude pact an invalid agreement a contract with illusory benefits or without consideration hence unenforceable
  1111. 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
  1112. Nvnc avt nvnqvam - Now or never
  1113. Nvnc dimittis - Now let [thy servant] depart - generally any permission to go, specifically to express one's readiness to depart or die
  1114. Nvnc pro tvnc - Now for then retroactive

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  1115. O curas hominum! O quantum est in rebus inane! - Ah, human cares! Ah, how much futility in the world! (Lucilius)
  1116. O di immortales! - Good heavens! (uttered by Cicero on the Senate floor)
  1117. O diem praeclarum! - Oh, what a beautiful day!
  1118. O praeclarum custodem ovium lupum! - An excellent protector of sheep, the wolf! (Cicero)
  1119. O quam cito transit gloria mundi! - O how quickly passes the glory of the world!
  1120. O sancta simplicitas! - Oh, holy simplicity! (Jan Hus)
  1121. O tempora, O mores! - Oh, the times! Oh, the morals! (Cicero)
  1122. O! Plus! Perge! Aio! Hui! Hem! - Oh! More! Go on! Yes! Ooh! Ummm!
  1123. Obesa cantavit - The fat lady has sung
  1124. Obiit (Ob.) - He/she died
  1125. Obiter (Ob.) - In passing
  1126. Obiter dictum - Something said in passing - parenthetical remark
  1127. Oblitus sum perpolire clepsydras! - I forgot to polish the clocks!
  1128. Obscurum per obscurius - The obscure by means of the more obscure
  1129. Obsta principiis - Resist the beginnings - Nip it in the bud
  1130. Occasio aegre offertur, facile amittitur - Opportunity is offered with difficulty, lost with ease. (Publius Syrus)
  1131. Occasio facit furem - Opportunity makes a thief
  1132. Oderint dum metuant - Let them hate provided that they fear. (Seneca)
  1133. Odi et amo - I hate (her), and I love (her) (Catullus)
  1134. Odium theologicum - Theological hatred. (a special name for the hatred generated in theological disputes)
  1135. Olevm addere camino - To pour fuel on the stove adding gasoline to a fire
  1136. Olevm perdisti - You have lost oil you've wasted your time on this criticism for a misallocation of resources
  1137. Olim - Formerly
  1138. Omne ignotum pro magnifico est - We have great notions of everything unknown. (Tacitus)
  1139. Omne initium est difficile - Every beginning is difficult
  1140. Omne trium perfectum - Everything that comes in threes is perfect
  1141. Omne tvlit pvnctvm qvi miscvit vtile dvlci - [he] has gained every point who has combined [the] useful [with the] agreeable
  1142. Omnes aequo animo parent ubi digni imperant - All men cheerfully obey where worthy men rule. (Syrus)
  1143. Omnes deteriores svmvs licentia - Too much freedom debases us
  1144. Omnes lagani pistrinae gelate male sapiunt - All frozen pizzas taste lousy
  1145. Omnes una manet nox - The same night awaits us all. (Horace)
  1146. Omnes vulnerant, ultima necat - All (hours) wound, the last kills. (inscription on solar clocks)
  1147. Omnia iam fient quae posse negabam - Everything which I used to say could not happen will happen now. (Ovid)
  1148. Omnia mea mecum porto - All that is mine, I carry with me. (My wisdom is my greatest wealth) (Cicero)
  1149. Omnia mihi lingua graeca sunt - It's all Greek to me
  1150. Omnia mors aequat - Death equals all things
  1151. Omnia munda mundis - Everything is pure to pure ones
  1152. Omnia mutantur nos et mutamur in illis - All things change, and we change with them
  1153. Omnia mutantur, nihil interit - Everything changes, nothing perishes. (Ovid)
  1154. Omnia mutantur, nos et mutamur in illis - All things are changing, and we are changing with them
  1155. Omnia vincit amor; et nos cedamus amori - Love conquers all things; let us too surrender to love. (Vergil)
  1156. Omnium gatherum - Assortment
  1157. Omnium rerum principia parva sunt - Everything has a small beginning. (Cicero)
  1158. Onus probandi - The burden of proof
  1159. Opere citato (op. Cit.) - In the work just quoted
  1160. Optimis parentibus - To my excellent parents. A common dedication in a book
  1161. Optimus magister, bonus liber - The best teacher is a good book
  1162. Opus dei - The work of God
  1163. Ora et labora - Pray and work. (St. Benedict)
  1164. Ora pro nobis - Pray for us
  1165. Oratvr fit, poeta nascitvr - An orator is made [but] a poet is born
  1166. Orbes volantes exstare - Flying saucers are real
  1167. Orbiter dictum/dicta - Said by the way (miscellaneous remarks)
  1168. Ore rotundo - With full voice
  1169. Osculare pultem meam! - Kiss my grits!

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  1170. Pace tua - With your consent
  1171. Pace - Be at peace
  1172. Pacta sunt servanda - Agreements are to be kept. (Cicero)
  1173. Pactum serva - Keep the faith
  1174. Pallida mors - Pale Death. (Horace)
  1175. Palmam qui meruit ferat - Let him who has earned it bear the reward
  1176. Panem et circenses - Bread and circuses. Food and games to keep people happy. (Juvenalis)
  1177. Par pare refero - I return like for like tit for tat retaliation
  1178. Parens patriae - Parent of the country
  1179. Pares cvm paribvs - Like persons with like persons. Birds of a feather flock together
  1180. Pari passu - With equal step - moving together
  1181. Pars maior lacrimas ridet et intus habet - You smile at your tears but have them in your heart. (Martialis)
  1182. Particeps criminis - Partner in crime
  1183. 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)
  1184. Parva leves capiunt animas - Small things occupy light minds (small things amuse small minds)
  1185. Parva scintilla saepe magnam flamam excitat - The small sparkle often initiates a large flame
  1186. Pater familias - Father of the family
  1187. Pater historiae - The father of history
  1188. Pater Noster - Our Father. The first words of the Lord's Prayer in Latin
  1189. Pater patriae - Father of the country
  1190. Patria est communis omnium parens - Our native land is the common parent of us all. (Cicero)
  1191. Patris est filius - He is his father's son
  1192. Paucis verbis, quid est deconstructionismus? - What, in a nutshell, is deconstructionism?
  1193. Paucis verbis - In a few words
  1194. Pavesco, pavesco - I'm shaking, I'm shaking
  1195. Pavpertas omnivm artivm repertrix - Poverty [is the] inventor of all the arts necessity is the mother of invention
  1196. Pax et bonum! - Peace and salvation!
  1197. Pax tecum - May peace be with you (Singular)
  1198. Pax vobiscum - May peace be with you (Plural)
  1199. Pax - Peace
  1200. Peccatum tacituritatis - Sin of silence
  1201. Peccavi - I have sinned
  1202. Peculium - Property
  1203. Pecunia in arbotis non crescit - Money does not grow on trees
  1204. Pecunia non olet - Money has no smell. Money doesn't stink. (don't look a gift horse in the mouth) (Vespasianus)
  1205. Pecvniate obedivnt omnia - All things obey money. Money makes the world go round
  1206. Pede poena claudo - Punishment comes limping. Retribution comes slowly, but surely. (Horace)
  1207. Pendente lite - While a suit is pending
  1208. Penetalia mentis - The innermost recesses of the mind. Heart of hearts
  1209. Per accidens - By Accident
  1210. Per angusta in augusta - Through difficulties to great things
  1211. Per annum - Yearly
  1212. Per ardua ad astra - Through difficulties to the stars
  1213. Per aspera ad astra - Through the thorns to the stars
  1214. Per capita - Per head
  1215. Per cent (per centum) - Per hundred
  1216. Per contra - On the contrary
  1217. Per diem - Per day; daily allowance
  1218. Per fas et nefas - Through right or wrong
  1219. Per impossibile - As is impossible a way to qualify a proposition that cannot ever be true
  1220. Per mensem - Monthly
  1221. Per procurationem (per pro) - By delegation to
  1222. Per se - By or in itself
  1223. Per varios usus artem experientia fecit - Through different exercises practice has brought skill. (Manilius)
  1224. Perfer et obdura; dolor hic tibi proderit olim - Be patient and tough; some day this pain will be useful to you. (Ovid)
  1225. Periculum in mora - There is danger in delay. (Livy)
  1226. Perpetuo vincit qui utitur clementia - He is forever victor who employs clemency. (Syrus)
  1227. Perpetuum mobile - Something in perpetual motion
  1228. Perscriptio in manibus tabellariorum est - The check is in the mail
  1229. Persona (non) grata - (un)welcome person
  1230. Pessimum genus inimicorum laudantes - Flatterers are the worst type of enemies
  1231. Pessimus inimicorum genus, laudantes - The worst kind of enemies, those who can praise. (Tacitus)
  1232. Petitio principii - An assumption at the start
  1233. Philosophum non facit barba! - The beard does not define a philosopher. (Plutarch)
  1234. Pictor ignotus - Painter unknown
  1235. Pinxit - He/she painted it
  1236. Pistrix! Pistrix! - Shark! Shark!
  1237. Placebo - I will please. Medical expression for remedies with no medical effect, which improve one's medical condition only because one believes they do
  1238. Placet - It pleases
  1239. Pleno iure - With full authority
  1240. Pluralitas non est ponenda sine neccesitate - Entities should not be multiplied unnecessarily
  1241. Plusque minusque - More or less
  1242. Plvres crapvla qvam gladivs - Drunkeness [kills] more than the sword. As true today on the road as it ever was
  1243. Poeta nascitur, non fit - The poet is born, not made
  1244. Poli, poli, di umbuendo - Slowly, Slowly we will get there
  1245. Pone ubi sol non lucet! - Put it where the sun don't shine!
  1246. Possunt quia posse videntur - They can because they think they can
  1247. Post bellum - After the war
  1248. Post coitem - After sexual intercourse
  1249. Post factum - After the fact
  1250. Post hoc ergo propter hoc - After this, therefore because of this
  1251. Post hoc - After this
  1252. Post meridiem (p.m.) - After midday
  1253. Post mortem - After death. (nowadays, the autopsy performed by a coroner)
  1254. Post obitum - After death
  1255. Post partum - After childbirth
  1256. Post proelia praemia - After the battles come the rewards
  1257. Post scriptum (P.S) - After what has been written
  1258. Post tenebras lux - After the darkness, light
  1259. Postatem obscuri lateris nescitis - You do not know the power of the dark side
  1260. Potes currere sed te occulere non potes - You can run, but you can't hide
  1261. Potest ex casa magnus vir exire - A great man can come from a hut. (Seneca)
  1262. Potius mori quam foedari - rather to die than to be dishonoured (death before dishonour)
  1263. Potius sero quam numquam - It's better late than never. (Livy)
  1264. Praemonitus pramunitus - Forewarned, forearmed
  1265. Praetio prudentia praestat - Prudence supplies a reward
  1266. Prehende uxorem meam, sis! - Take my wife, please!
  1267. Prescriptio in manibus tabellariorium est - The check is in the mail
  1268. Pretium iustum est - The Price is Right
  1269. Prima facie - At first sight; on the face of it. (in law, an obvious case that requires no further proof)
  1270. Primum mobile - Prime mover
  1271. Primum non nocere - The first thing is to do no harm. (Hippocratic oath)
  1272. Primum viveri deinde philosophari - Live before you philosophize, or Leap before you look
  1273. Primus inter pares - First among his equals
  1274. Principiis obsta - Resist the beginnings
  1275. Pro bono (pro bono publico) - For the good of the public
  1276. Pro di immortales! - Good Heavens!
  1277. Pro et contra - For and against
  1278. Pro forma - As a matter of formality
  1279. Pro hac vice - For this occaision
  1280. Pro memoria - For a memorial
  1281. Pro nunc - For now
  1282. Pro opportunitate - As circumstances allow
  1283. Pro patria - For one's country
  1284. Pro rata - In proportion to the value. (per hour for example)
  1285. Pro re nata (Prn) - For an occasion as it arises
  1286. Pro se - On one's own behalf
  1287. Pro tanto - So far
  1288. Pro tempore (pro tem.) - For the time being
  1289. 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)
  1290. Probatum est - It has been proved
  1291. Probitas laudatur et alget - Honesty is praised and left in the cold. (Juvenal)
  1292. Promoveatur ut amoveatur - Let him be promoted to get him out of the way
  1293. Propino fibi salutem! - Cheers!
  1294. Proprium humani ingenii est odisse quem laeseris - It is human nature to hate a person whom you have injured
  1295. Proxime accessit - He/she came close
  1296. Proximo (prox.) - Of the next month
  1297. Proximus sum egomet mihi - I am closest to myself. (Charity begins at home.) (Terence)
  1298. Pueri pueri, pueri puerilia tractant - Children are children, (therefore) children do childish things
  1299. Pulvis et umbra sumus - We are dust and shadow. (Horace)
  1300. Purgamentum init, exit purgamentum - Garbage in, garbage out
  1301. Puris omnia pura - To the pure all things are pure
  1302. Puri sermonis amator - A lover of pure speech. (Terence)

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  1303. Qua - In the capacity of
  1304. Quad nesciunt eos non interficiet - What they don't know won't kill them
  1305. Quae nocent, saepe docent - What hurts, often instructs. One learns by bitter/adverse experience
  1306. Quae vide (Qqv) - See these things
  1307. Quaere verum - Seek the truth
  1308. Quaere - (You might) ask. . ." Used to introduce questions, usually rhetorical or tangential questions
  1309. Qualis pater talis filius - As is the father, so is the son; like father, like son
  1310. Quam bene vivas refert, non quam diu - The important thing isn't how long you live, but how well you live. (Seneca)
  1311. Quam se ipse amans-sine rivali! - Himself loving himself so much-without a rival! (Cicero)
  1312. Quam terribilis est haec hora - How fearful is this hour
  1313. Quandam - Formally
  1314. Quantum materiae materietur marmota monax si marmota monax materiam possit materiari? - How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
  1315. Quantum meruit - As much as he/she deserved
  1316. Quantum sufficit (Qs) - As much as suffices
  1317. Quaque mane (Qm) - Every morning
  1318. Quaque nocte (Qn) - Every night
  1319. Quasi - As if
  1320. Quater in die (Q.I.D) - Take four times a day
  1321. Quem di diligunt, adolescens moritur - Whom the gods love die young. (only the good die young)
  1322. 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?
  1323. Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentis telum est - A sword is never a killer, it's a tool in the killer's hands. (Seneca)
  1324. Qui bene cantat, bis orat - He who sings well, prays twice
  1325. 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)
  1326. Qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum - Let him who wishes for peace prepare for war. (Vegetius)
  1327. Qui docet discit - He who teaches learns
  1328. Qui dormit, non peccat - One who sleeps doesn't sin
  1329. Qui habet aures audiendi audiat - He who has ears, let him understand how to listen
  1330. Qui ignorabat, ignorabitur - One who is ignorant will remain unnoticed
  1331. Qui me amat, amet et canem meum - Who loves me, loves my dog too
  1332. Qui multum habet, plus cupit - He who has much desires more. (Seneca)
  1333. Qui nimium probat, nihil probat - One who proves too much, proves nothing
  1334. Qui non est hodie cras minus aptus erit - He who is not prepared today will be less so tomorrow. (Ovid)
  1335. Qui omnes insidias timet in nullas incidit - He who fears every ambush falls into none. (Pubilius Syrus)
  1336. Qui potest capere capiat - Let him accept it who can. Freely: If the shoe fits, wear it
  1337. Qui pro innocente dicit, satis est eloquens - He who speaks for the innocent is eloquent enough. (Publius Syrus)
  1338. Qui scribit bis legit - He who writes reads twice
  1339. Qui tacet consentire videtur - He that is silent is thought to consent
  1340. Qui tacet, consentit - Silence gives consent
  1341. Qui vir odiosus! - What a bore!
  1342. Qui vivat atque floreat ad plurimos annos - May he live and flourish for many years
  1343. Qui vult dare parva non debet magna rogare - He who wishes to give little shouldn't ask for much
  1344. Quia natura mutari non potest idcirco verae amicitiae sempiternae sunt - Since nature cannot change, true friendships are eternal. (Horace)
  1345. Quid agis, medice? - What's up, Doc?
  1346. Quid est illa in auqua? - What's that in the water?
  1347. Quid Novi - What's New?
  1348. Quid nunc - What now?! (a nosy busybody)
  1349. Quid pro quo - Something for something. i.e. A favor for a favor
  1350. Quid quid latine dictum sit, altum videtur - Anything said in Latin sounds profound
  1351. Quid rides? Mutato nomine de te fabula narratur - What are you laughing at? Just change the name and the joke's on you. (Horace)
  1352. Quidnunc? Or Quid nunc? - What now? As a noun, a quidnunc is a busybody or a gossip
  1353. Quidquid agis, prudenter agas et respice finem! - Whatever you do, do cautiously, and look to the end
  1354. Quidquid id est, timeo Danaos et dona ferentes - Whatever it is, I fear the Greeks, even bearing gifts. (Vergil)
  1355. Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum videtur - Anything said in Latin sounds profound
  1356. Quidvis Recte Factum Quamvis Humile Praeclarum - Whatever is rightly done, however humble, is noble
  1357. Quieta non movere - Don't move settled things, or Don't rock the boat
  1358. Quique amavit, cras amet - May he love tomorrow who has never loved before;
  1359. Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? - Who shall keep watch over the guardians? (Luvenalis)
  1360. Quis separabit? - Who shall separate us?
  1361. Quis, quid, ubi, quibus auxiliis, cur, quomodo, quando? - Who, what, where, with what, why, how, when?
  1362. Quo ad hoc - As much as this (to this extent)
  1363. Quo animo? - With what spirit? (or intent?)
  1364. Quo fas et gloria docunt - Where right and glory lead
  1365. Quo iure? - By what law?
  1366. Quo signo nata es? - What's your sign?
  1367. Quo usque tandem abutere, catilina, patientia nostra? - How long will you abuse our patience, Catiline? (Cicero)
  1368. Quo vadis? - Where are you going? / Whither goest thou?
  1369. Quod bonum, felix faustumque sit! - May it be good, fortunate and prosperous! (Cicero)
  1370. Quod differtur, non aufertur - That which is postponed is not dropped. Inevitable is yet to happen. (Sir Thomas More)
  1371. Quod erat demonstrandum (QED) - Which was to be demonstrated
  1372. Quod erat faciendum (QEF) - Which was to be done
  1373. Quod erat in veniendum - Which was to be found
  1374. Quod est (Qe) - Which is
  1375. Quod incepimus conficiemus - What we have begun we shall finish
  1376. Quod licet Iovi non licet bovi - What Jupiter (supreme God) is allowed to do, cattle (people) are not
  1377. Quod natura non sunt turpia - What is natural cannot be bad
  1378. Quod vide (Qv) - See this thing
  1379. Quomodo cogis comas tuas sic videri? - How do you get your hair to do that?
  1380. Quomodo vales - How are you?
  1381. Quorum - Of whom
  1382. Quos amor verus tenuit, tenebit - True love will hold on to those whom it has held. (Seneca)
  1383. Quot homines, tot sententiae - As many men, so as many opinions
  1384. Qvae nocent docent - Things that hurt, teach. School of Hard Knocks
  1385. Qvaerenda pecvnia primvm est, virtvs post nvmmos - Money is the first thing to be sought [then] virtue after wealth
  1386. Qvalis artifex pereo - Such an artist dies in me - Emperor Nero's famous last words
  1387. Qvalis pater talis filivs - Like father like son. The apple doesn't fall too far from the tree
  1388. Qvandoqve bonvs dormitat homervs - Sometimes [even the] good Homer sleeps. You win some, you lose some
  1389. Qvi bene amat bene castigat - Who loves well castigates well. Spare the rod and spoil the child
  1390. Qvi desiderat pacem praeparat bellvm - Who desires peace [should] prepare [for] war
  1391. Qvi docent discit - He who teaches, learns. (George Bernard Shaw)
  1392. 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
  1393. Qvi me amat, amat et canem meam - Who loves me loves my dog as well. Love me love my dog
  1394. Qvi nescit dissimlare nescit regnare - He who doesn't know how to lie doesn't know how to rule
  1395. Qvid novi? - What's new? 'What's up?'
  1396. Qvis cvstodiet iposos cvstodes - Who will guard those selfsame guardians? Don't assign a fox to guard the henhouse
  1397. Qvod cibvs est aliis, aliis est wenenum - What is food to some is poison to others. One man's meat is another poison
  1398. Qvod cito acqviritvr cito perit - [that] which is quickly acquired [is] quickly lost. Eeasy come, easy go
  1399. Qvod erat demonstrandvm - [that] which has been demonstrated - a statement of logical proof, especially in mathematics and law, abbreviated Q.E.D
  1400. Qvod vive (q.v) - Which see - a scholarly cross-reference

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  1401. Radicitus, comes! - Really rad, dude!
  1402. Radix lecti - Couch potato
  1403. Radix omnium malorum est cupiditas - the love of money is the root of all evil. Avarice is the problem, money itself is not evil
  1404. Raptus regaliter - Royally screwed
  1405. Rara avis - A rare bird, i.e. An extraodinary or unusual thing. (Juvenal)
  1406. Ratio decidendi - The reason for the decision
  1407. Ratio et consilium propriae ducis artes - Reason and deliberation are the proper skills of a general
  1408. Ratio legis est anima legis - The reason of the law is the soul of the law
  1409. Re vera, cara mea, mea nil refert - Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn
  1410. Re vera, potas bene - Say, you sure are drinking a lot
  1411. Re - Concerning
  1412. Recedite, plebes! Gero rem imperialem! - Stand aside plebians! I am on imperial business!
  1413. Recto - On the right
  1414. Redde Caesari quae sunt Caesaris - Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's
  1415. Redivivus - Come back to life
  1416. Redolet lvcernam - [it] smells of the lamp - critical remark that one worked too hard on something
  1417. Reductio ad absurdum - Reduction to the absurd. (proving the truth of a proposition by proving the falsity of all its alternatives)
  1418. Referendum - Something to be referred
  1419. Regina - Queen
  1420. Regnat non regitur qui nihil nisi quod vult facit - He is a king and not a subject who does only what he wishes. (Syrus)
  1421. Regnat populus - Let the People rule
  1422. Relata refero - I tell what I have been told. (Herodotos)
  1423. Religious loci - The (religious) spirit of the place
  1424. Rem tene, verba sequentur - Keep to the subject and the words will follow. (Cato Senior)
  1425. Repetitio est mater memoriae/ studiorum/ - Repetition is the mother of memory/studies
  1426. Requiescat in pace (RIP) - May he/she rest in peace
  1427. Requiescat in pace - Let him/her rest in peace. (May he/she rest in peace)
  1428. Rerum concordia discors - The concord of things through discord. (Horace)
  1429. Res firma mitescere nescit - A firm resolve does not know how to weaken
  1430. Res gestae - Things done
  1431. Res in cardine est - The matter is on a door hinge things are balanced on a knife's edge
  1432. Res inter alios - A matter between others it's not our busines
  1433. Res ipsa loquitur - The thing speaks for itself
  1434. Res judicata - Thing already judged upon
  1435. Res melius evinissent cum coca - Things go better with Coke
  1436. Res publica - The public thing
  1437. Res severa est verum gaudium - True joy is a serious thing. (Seneca)
  1438. Res tantum valet quantum vendi potest - A thing is worth only what someone else will pay for it
  1439. Respice finem - Look to the end
  1440. Respice post te, mortalem te esse memento - Look around you, remember that you are mortal. (Tertullianus)
  1441. Respice, adspice, prospice - Examine the past, examine the present, examine the future (look to the past, the present, the future)
  1442. Respondeat superior - Let the superior answer (a supervisor must take responsibility for the quality of a subordinate's work)
  1443. Resurgam - I shall rise again
  1444. Revelare pecunia! - Show me the money!
  1445. Revera linguam latinam vix cognovi - I don't really know all that much Latin
  1446. Rex non potest peccare - The king cannot sin
  1447. Rex regnant sed non gubernat - The king reigns but does not govern
  1448. Rex - King
  1449. Rident stolidi verba latina - Fools laugh at the Latin language. (Ovid)
  1450. Ridentem dicere verum quid vetat? - What forbids a laughing man from telling the truth? (Horace)
  1451. Rigor mortis - The rigidity of death
  1452. Risu inepto res ineptior nulla est - There is nothing more foolish than a foolish laugh. (Catullus)
  1453. Risus abundat in ore stultorum - Abundant laughs in the mouth of the foolish - too much hilarity means foolishness
  1454. Roma locuta est. Causa finita est - Rome has spoken. The cause is finished
  1455. Romani ite domum - Romans go home!
  1456. Romani quidem artem amatoriam invenerunt - You know, the Romans invented the art of love
  1457. 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
  1458. Rumores volant. / Rumor volat - Rumors fly. / Rumor flies

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  1459. Saepe creat molles aspera spina rosas - Often the prickly thorn produces tender roses. (Ovid)
  1460. Saepe ne utile quidem est scire quid futurum sit - Often it is not even advantageous to know what will be. (Cicero)
  1461. Saepe stilum vertas - May you often turn the stylus (You should make frequent corrections.)
  1462. Salus populi suprema lex - The safety of the people is the supreme law. (Cicero)
  1463. Salva veritate - With truth preserved
  1464. Salve (plural salvete) - Hail; welcome
  1465. Salve sis - May you be well
  1466. Salve veritate - Saving the truth
  1467. Salve(te) - Greetings!
  1468. Salve - Hello
  1469. Sanctum sanctorum - The holy of holies
  1470. Sane ego te vocavi. forsitan capedictum tuum desit - I did call. Maybe your answering machine is broken
  1471. Sapere aude! - Dare to be wise! (Horace)
  1472. 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)
  1473. Sartor resartus - The tailor patched
  1474. Sat sapienti - Enough for a wise man. (Plautus)
  1475. Satis - Enough
  1476. 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)
  1477. Scala naturae - The ladder of nature
  1478. Scandalum magnatum - Scandal of magnates
  1479. Schola cantorum - School of singers
  1480. Scientia est potentia - Knowledge is power
  1481. Scientia non habet inimicum nisp ignorantem - Science has no enemies but the ignorants
  1482. Scilicet (Sc.) - That is to say
  1483. Scio cur summae inter se dissentiant! Numeris Romanis utor! - I know why the numbers don't agree! I use Roman numerals!
  1484. Scio me nihil scire - I know that I know nothing. Certain knowledge cannot be obtained. (Socrates)
  1485. Scire tuum nihil est, nisi te scire hoc sciat alter - Your knowledge is nothing when no one else knows that you know it
  1486. Sciri facias - Cause (him) to know
  1487. Scito te ipsum - Know yourself
  1488. Scribere est agere - To write is to act
  1489. Scripsit - He/she wrote it
  1490. Sed quis custodiet ipsos custodes? - Who watches the watchmen? (Juvenal)
  1491. Sedit qui timuit ne non succederet - He who feared he would not succeed sat still. (For fear of failure, he did nothing.) (Horace)
  1492. Semper fidelis - Always faithful
  1493. Semper idem - Always the same thing. (Cicero)
  1494. Semper inops quicumque cupit - Whoever desires is always poor. (Claudian)
  1495. Semper letteris mandate - Always get it in writing!
  1496. Semper paratus - Always prepared
  1497. Semper ubi sub ubi ubique - Always wear underwear everywhere
  1498. Senatus populusque romanus (SPQR) - The Senate and the Roman people
  1499. Senatus populusque romanus - The senate and Roman people
  1500. Sensu lato - Broadly speaking
  1501. Sensu stricto, nullo metro compositum est - Strictly speaking, it doesn't rhyme
  1502. Sentio aliquos togatos contra me conspirare - I think some people in togas are plotting against me
  1503. Sequens (seq.) - The following (one)
  1504. Sequens mirabitur aetas - The following age will be amazed
  1505. Sequentia (seqq.) - The following (ones)
  1506. Seriatim - One after another in order
  1507. Serva me, servabo te - Save me and I will save you. (Petronius Arbiter)
  1508. Si Deus pro nobis quis contra nos - If God is with us who is against us
  1509. Si fallatis officium, quaestor infitias eat se quicquam scire de factis vestris - If you fail, the secretary will disavow all knowledge of your activities
  1510. Si fecisti nega! - If you did it, deny it (stonewall!)
  1511. Si finis bonus est, totum bonum erit - If the end is good, everything will be good (all's well that ends well)
  1512. Si fractum non sit, noli id reficere - If it ain't broke, don't fix it
  1513. Si hoc legere scis nimium eruditionis habes - Essentially it says, 'if you can read this, you're overeducated.'
  1514. Si monumentum requiris circumspice - If you seek a monument, look around
  1515. 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)
  1516. Si sapis, sis apis - If you are wise, be a bee
  1517. Si tacuisses, philosophus manisses - If you had kept quiet, you would have remained a philosopher. (Boethius)
  1518. Si tu id aeficas, ei venient. Ager somnia - If you build it, they will come
  1519. Si vis amari, ama - If you wish to be loved, love. (Seneca)
  1520. Si vis pacem, para bellum - If you want peace, prepare for the war. (Vegetius)
  1521. Sic ad nauseam - And so on to the point of causing nausea
  1522. Sic erat in fatis - So it was fated
  1523. Sic faciunt omnes - Everyone is doing it
  1524. Sic itur ad astra - Such is the path to the stars (i.e. Gain reputation) (Vergil)
  1525. Sic passim - Thus everywhere
  1526. Sic semper tyrannis - Thus always to tyrants - a statement often accompanying a regicide
  1527. Sic transit gloria mundi - So passes the glory of the world
  1528. Sic volo, sic iubeo - I want this, I order this. (Juvenalis)
  1529. Sic - Thus, just so
  1530. Silent enim leges inter arma - Laws are silent in times of war. (Cicero)
  1531. Simia quam similis, turpissimus bestia, nobis! - How like us is that very ugly beast the monkey. (Cicero)
  1532. Simplex munditiis - Unaffected by manners. (Horace)
  1533. Simpliciter - Naturally; without qualification
  1534. Sine cura - Without a care
  1535. Sine die - Without a day (being set)
  1536. Sine ira et studio - Without anger or bias. (Tacitus)
  1537. Sine loco (Sl) - Without place
  1538. Sine nobilitatis - Without nobility (SNOB)
  1539. Sine prole (Sp) - Without issue
  1540. Sine qua non - Something/someone indispensable
  1541. Sine sole sileo - Without the sun I'm silent. (sundial inscription)
  1542. Siste, viator - Wait, traveler - inscription on Roman tombstones
  1543. Sit tibi terra levis - May the earth be light upon you - tombstone inscription
  1544. Sit vis nobiscum - May the Force be with you
  1545. Sobria inebrietas - Sober intoxication
  1546. Sol omnibus lucet - The sun shines upon us all. (Petronius)
  1547. Sola lingua bona est lingua mortua - The only good language is a dead language
  1548. Solitudinem fecerunt, pacem appelunt - They made a desert and called it peace. (Tacitus)
  1549. Solum potestis prohibere ignes silvarum - Only you are can prevent forest fires
  1550. Sona si latine loqueris - Honk if you speak Latin
  1551. Sotto voce - In soft voice
  1552. Spectaculorum procedere debet - The show must go on
  1553. Spectatvm venivnt, venivnt spectentvr vt ipsae - They come to see, they come that they themselves be seen 'to see and be seen
  1554. Spemque metumque inter dubiis - Hover between hope and fear. (Vergil)
  1555. Spero melior - I hope for better things
  1556. Spero nos familiares mansuros - I hope we'll still be friends
  1557. Spiritus asper - Rough breathing
  1558. Spiritus lenis - Smooth breathing
  1559. Splendide mendax - Splendidly false. (Horace)
  1560. Splendor sine occasu - Splendour without end
  1561. Stabat Mater - The mother was standing
  1562. Stare decisis - To stand by things decided
  1563. Status quo - The present state of affairs
  1564. Stercus accidit - Shit happens
  1565. Stet - Let it stand
  1566. Struit insidias lacrimis cum femina plorat - When a woman weeps, she is setting traps with her tears. (Dionysius Cato)
  1567. 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
  1568. Stultorum calami carbones moenia chartae - Chalk is the pen of fools, walls (their) paper No Graffiti please. Showing that graffiti is nothing new
  1569. Stultorum infinitus est numerus - Infinite is the number of fools. (Bible)
  1570. Stultum est timere quod vitare non potes - It is foolish to fear that which you cannot avoid. (Publilius Syrus)
  1571. Sua cuique voluptas - Everyone has his own pleasures
  1572. Sub dio - Under the open sky
  1573. Sub iudice - Under a judge
  1574. Sub judice - Before a court
  1575. Sub lite - In dispute
  1576. Sub poena - Under penalty of law
  1577. Sub rosa - Under the rose. Secretly or in confidence
  1578. Sub secreto - In secret
  1579. Sub silentio - In silence
  1580. Sub sole nihil novi est - There's nothing new under the sun
  1581. Sub voce (Sv) - Under the voice
  1582. Subucula tua apparet - Your slip is showing
  1583. Suggestio falsi - Suggestion of something false
  1584. Suggestio veri, suggestio falsi - An intimation of truth, an intimation of falcity
  1585. Sui generis - Of one's own kind
  1586. Sui iuris - Of one's own right
  1587. Summa cum laude - With highest honor
  1588. Summam scrutemur - Let's look at the bottom line
  1589. Summum bonum - The highest good
  1590. Summum ius, summa iniuria - The extreme law is the greatest injustice. (Cicero)
  1591. Sumptus censum ne superet - Let not your spending exceed your income (live within your means)
  1592. Sunt lacrimae rerum et mentem mortalia tangunt - These are the tears of things, and our mortality cuts to the heart. (Vergil)
  1593. Sunt pueri pueri, puerilia tractant - Children are children, (therefore) children do childish things
  1594. Suo jure - In one's rightful place
  1595. Suos cuique mos - Everyone has his customs. (Gellius)
  1596. Supra - Above or on an earlier page
  1597. Sursum corda - (lift) up (your) hearts
  1598. Suum cuique pulchrum est - To each his own is beautiful. (Cicero)
  1599. Svi generis - Of its own kind unique

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  1600. Tabula rasa - A clean slate. Person that knows nothing
  1601. Tacet - Silence
  1602. Tam diu minime visu! - Long time, no see!
  1603. Tam exanimis quam tunica nehru fio - I am as dead as the nehru jacket
  1604. Tamdiu discendum est, quamdiu vivas - We should learn as long as we may live. (We live and learn.) (Seneca Philosophus)
  1605. Tamquam alter idem - As if a second self. (Cicero)
  1606. Tantum religio potuit suadere malorum - So potent was religion in persuading to evil deeds. (Lucretius)
  1607. Tarditas et procrastinatio odiosa est - Delay and procrastination is hateful. (Cicero)
  1608. Te audire non possum. Musa sapientum fixa est in aure - I can't hear you. I have a banana in my ear
  1609. Te capiam, cunicule sceleste! - i'll get you, you wascally wabbit!
  1610. Te Deum - Thee, God
  1611. Te igitur - Thee, therefore
  1612. Te nosce - Know thyself
  1613. Te precor dulcissime supplex! - Pretty please with a cherry on top!
  1614. Tempora mutantur, nos et mutamur in illis - The times change, and we change with them. (John Owen)
  1615. Tempore - In the time of
  1616. Tempus edax rerum - Time is the devourer of things (time flies)
  1617. Tempus fugit - Time flees
  1618. Tempus incognitum - Time unknown
  1619. Tempus neminem manet - Time waits for no one
  1620. Ter in die (T.I.D) - Take thrice a day
  1621. Terminus a quo - The end from which
  1622. Terminus ad quem - The end to which
  1623. Terra firma - Solid ground
  1624. Terra incognita - Unknown land
  1625. Terra nullius - Uninhabited land
  1626. Tertium quid - A third something
  1627. Tetigisti acu - You have hit the nail on the head. (Plautus)
  1628. Theatrum mundi - The theatre of the world
  1629. Tibi gratias agimus quod nihil fumas - Thank you for not smoking
  1630. Timendi causa est nescire - Ignorance is the cause of fear. (Seneca)
  1631. Timeo danaos et dona ferentes - I fear the Greeks, even when they bring gifts. (Virgil)
  1632. Timor mortis conturbat me - The fear of death confounds me
  1633. Tintinnuntius meus sonat! - There goes my beeper!
  1634. Tolerabiles ineptiae - Bearable absurdities
  1635. Totidem verbis - In so many words
  1636. Totum dependeat! - Let it all hang out!
  1637. Trahimur omnes laudis studio - We are all led on by our eagerness for praise. (Cicero)
  1638. Transit umbra, lux permanet - Shadow passes, light remains (On a sun dial)
  1639. Tu autem - You, also
  1640. Tu fui, ego eris - What you are, I was. What I am, you will be. (This is found on graves and burial sites)
  1641. Tu ne cede malis sed contra audentior ito - Yield not to misfortunes, but advance all the more boldly against them
  1642. Tu quoque - You likewise
  1643. Tu, rattus turpis! - You dirty rat!
  1644. Tuis pugis pignore! - You bet your bippy!
  1645. Tum podem extulit horridulum - You are talking shit

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  1646. Uberrimae fidei - Of the utmost good faith
  1647. Ubi amor, ibi oculus - Where love is, there is insight
  1648. Ubi bene, ibi patria - Where you feel good, there is your home
  1649. Ubi concordia, ibi victoria - Where is the unity, there is the victory. (Publius Syrus)
  1650. Ubi dubium ibi libertas - Where there is doubt, there is freedom
  1651. Ubi fumus, ibi ignis - Where there's smoke, there's fire
  1652. Ubi maior, minor cessat - The weak (minor) capitulates before the strong (major)
  1653. Ubi mel ibi apes - Where honey, there bees, i.e., if you want support, you must offer something in return
  1654. Ubi revera (Ubi re vera) - When, in reality
  1655. Ubi spiritus est cantus est - Where there is spirit there is song
  1656. Ubi sunt? - Where are they (the good old days)?
  1657. Ubi supra - Where (cited) above
  1658. Ubicumque homo est, ibi benefici locus est - Wherever there is a man, there is a place of/for kindness/service
  1659. Ubique - Everywhere
  1660. Ultima ratio regum - The final argument of kings
  1661. Ultima ratio - Last reason. The last resort
  1662. Ultima Thule - The most distant Thule
  1663. Ultimo (ult.) - Of the previous month
  1664. Ultimus Romanorum - The last of the Romans
  1665. Ultra posse nemo obligatur - No one is obligated beyond what he is able to do
  1666. Ultra vires - Beyond the powers or legal authority
  1667. Un idea perplexi na - The idea is strange to us
  1668. Una hirundo non facit ver - One Swallow does not make Summer. (Horace)
  1669. 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
  1670. Una voce - With one voice, unanimously
  1671. Unitam logica falsa tuam philosophiam totam suffodiant - May faulty logic undermine your entire philosophy
  1672. Unitas mirabile vinculum - The wonderful bond of unity
  1673. Unum necessarium - The one necessary
  1674. Unus multorum - One of many. (Horace)
  1675. Urbanus et instructus - A gentleman and a scholar
  1676. Urbem lateritiam invenit, marmoream reliquit - He found a city [Rome] of bricks and left a city of marble. (Augustus)
  1677. Urbi et orbi - To the city [Rome] and to the globe - a blessing of the pope
  1678. Ut ameris, ama! - To be loved, love!
  1679. Ut desint vires, tamen est laudanda voluntas - Although the power is lacking, the will is commendable. (Ovid)
  1680. Ut dictum (Ut dict.) - As directed
  1681. Ut humiliter opinor - In my humble opinion
  1682. Ut incepit fidelis sic permanet - As loyal as she began, so she remains
  1683. Ut infra - As below
  1684. Ut sementem feceris, ita metes - As you sow, so shall you reap. (Cicero)
  1685. Ut si! - As if!
  1686. Ut supra (Ut sup.) - As above
  1687. Uti foro - To play the market
  1688. Uti possidetis - As you possess
  1689. Uti, non abuti - To use, not abuse
  1690. Utile et dulce - Useful and pleasant
  1691. Utinam barbari spatium proprium tuum invadant! - May barbarians invade your personal space!
  1692. Utinam coniurati te in foro interficiant! - May conspirators assassinate you in the mall!
  1693. Utinam logica falsa tuam philosophiam totam suffodiant! - May faulty logic undermine your entire philosophy!
  1694. Utinam populus romanus unam cervicem haberet! - If only the Roman people had one neck!
  1695. Uva uvam videndo varia fit - A grape changes color in seeing another grape. A bad/good friend makes you a bad/good person

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  1696. Vacca foeda - Stupid cow
  1697. Vacca, vacca, vacca - Cow, cow, cow
  1698. Vade in pace - Go in peace. (Roman way of saying goodbye)
  1699. Vade mecum - Come with me. A constant companion
  1700. Vae victis! - Woe to the conquered! (vanquished) (Livy)
  1701. Vagans - Cruising
  1702. Vah! Denuone Latine loquebar? Me ineptum. Interdum modo elabitur - Oh! Was I speaking Latin again? Silly me. Sometimes it just sort of slips out
  1703. Vale, lacerte! - See you later, alligator!
  1704. Vale - Farewell
  1705. Valui ad satanam in computatrum meum invocandum - I succeeded in summoning satan into my computer
  1706. Vanitas vanitatvm, omnis vanitas - Vanity of vanities, all is vanity
  1707. Varia lecto (v.l.) - Variant reading
  1708. Variatio delectat - There's nothing like change! (Cicero)
  1709. Variorum - Of various people
  1710. Velle est posse - To be willing is to be able
  1711. Veni, vidi, vici - I came, I saw, I conquered. (Julius Caesar)
  1712. Veni, Vidi, volo in domum redire - I came, I saw, I want to go home
  1713. Venienti occurrite morbo - Meet the misfortune as it comes. (Persius)
  1714. Venire facias - You must make come
  1715. Ventis secundis, tene cursum - Go with the flow
  1716. Ventis secundis, tene/tenete cursum - The winds being favorable, hold the course
  1717. Verba de futuro - Words about the future
  1718. Verba movent, exempla trahunt - Words move people, examples draw/compel them. Deeds, not words, give the example
  1719. Verba volant, (littera) scripta manet - Words fly away, the written (letter) remains
  1720. Verbatim et litteratim - Word for word and letter for letter
  1721. Verbatim - Exactly as said
  1722. Verbum sapienti satis est - A word to the wise is sufficient. Enough said
  1723. Veritas Lux Mea - The truth enlightens me / The truth is my light
  1724. Veritas numquam perit - Truth never perishes. (Seneca)
  1725. Veritas odit moras - Truth hates delay. (Seneca)
  1726. Veritas vincit - Truth conquers
  1727. Veritas vos liberabit - The truth will set you free
  1728. Verso - Reverse
  1729. Versus - Against
  1730. Verum et factum convertuntur - The true and the made are interchangeable. One can know with certainty only what he have created himself
  1731. Verveces tui similes pro ientaculo mihi appositi sunt - I have jerks like you for breakfast
  1732. Vescere bracis meis - Eat my shorts
  1733. Vestigia terrent - The footprints frighten me. (Horace)
  1734. Vestis virum reddit - The clothes make the man. (Quintilianus)
  1735. Veto - I forbid
  1736. Vi et armis - By force and arms
  1737. Via crucis - The Way of the Cross
  1738. Via dolorosa - The Way of Sorrow
  1739. Via lactea - The Milky Way
  1740. Via media - A middle way or course
  1741. Via - By way of
  1742. Vice versa - In reverse order
  1743. Vice - In place of
  1744. Victis honor - Honour to the vanquished
  1745. Victoria Imperatrix Regina (VIR) - Victoria, Empress and Queen
  1746. Victoria Regina (VR) - Queen Victoria
  1747. Victoria Regina et Imperatrix (VRI) - Victoria, Queen and Empress
  1748. Victoria, non praeda - Victory, not loot
  1749. Victurus te saluto - He who is about to win salutes you
  1750. Vide et credere - See and believe
  1751. Vide ut supra - See the above
  1752. Vide - See
  1753. Videlicet (viz.) - That is to say; To wit; Namely
  1754. Video meliora proboque deteriora sequor - I see the better way and approve it, but I follow the worse way
  1755. Videre est credere - Seeing is believing
  1756. 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)
  1757. Vidistine nuper imagines moventes bonas? - Seen any good movies lately?
  1758. Vigilando, agendo, bene consulendo, prospera omnia cedunt - By watching, by doing, by counsulting well, these things yield all things prosperous. (Sallust)
  1759. Vincere est totum - To win is everything
  1760. Vincit omnia amor - Love conquers all
  1761. Vincit omnia veritas - Truth conquers all
  1762. Vincit qui se vincit - He conquers who conquers himself
  1763. Vinculum unitatis - The bond of unity
  1764. Vinum bellum iucunumque est, sed animo corporeque caret - It's a nice little wine, but it lacks character and depth
  1765. Vinum et musica laetificant cor - Wine and music gladden the heart
  1766. Vir bonus, dicendi peritus - A good man, skilled in speaking. (definition of an orator) (Cato the Elder)
  1767. Vir prudens non contra ventum mingit - A wise man does not urinate against the wind
  1768. Vir sapit qui pauca loquitur - That man is wise who talks little (know when to hold your tongue)
  1769. Vires acquirit eundo - It gains strength by going / as it goes. (Virgil)
  1770. Virginibus puerisque - For maidens and youths
  1771. Virgo intacta - Intact virgin
  1772. Viri sunt viri - Men are slime
  1773. Virtus in medio stat - Virtue stands in the middle
  1774. Virtute et armis - By courage and by arms
  1775. Virtvs probata florescit - Manly excellence in trial flourished
  1776. Virtvtis fortvna comes - Good luck is the companion of courage
  1777. Virum mihi, Camena, insece versutum - Tell me, O Muse, of the skillful man. (Livius Andronicus)
  1778. Virus - Poison or slime
  1779. Vis comica - Sense of humour
  1780. 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)
  1781. Vis inertiae - The power of inertia - why things never change
  1782. Vis maior - Higher force
  1783. Vis medicatrix naturae - The healing power of nature
  1784. Visa - Things seen
  1785. Visne saltare? Viam Latam Fungosam scio - Do you want to dance? I know the Funky Broadway
  1786. Visne saltare? - Do you want to dance?
  1787. Vita brevis, ars lunga - Life is short, art is long
  1788. Vita luna! - Crazy life!
  1789. Vita mutatur, non tollitur - Life is changed, not taken away
  1790. Vita non est vivere sed valere vita est - Life is more than merely staying alive
  1791. Vita sine libris mors est - Life without books is death
  1792. Vitam impendere vero - To risk one's life for the truth
  1793. Vitam regit fortuna, non sapientia - Fortune, not wisdom, rules lives. (Cicero)
  1794. Vitanda est improba siren desidia - One must avoid that wicked temptress, Laziness. (Horace)
  1795. Vitiis nemo sine nascitur - No-one is born without faults. (Horace)
  1796. Viva voce - With living voice
  1797. Vivat regina - long live the queen
  1798. Vivat rex - long live the king
  1799. Vivat, crescat, floreat! - May he/she/it live, grow, and flourish!
  1800. Vive hodie - Live today (not tomorrow)
  1801. Vive vt vivas - Live that you may live
  1802. Vivere disce, cogita mori - Learn to live; Remember death. (sundial inscription)
  1803. Vivos voco, mortuos plango - I call the living, I mourn the dead. (church bell inscription)
  1804. Vixere fortes ante agamemnona - Brave men lived before Agamemnon. (heroism exists even if it's not recorded)
  1805. 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)
  1806. Vixit - He/she has lived
  1807. Vltima ratio regvm - The final argument of kings. (motto of Louis XIV on his cannon)
  1808. Vltra vires - Beyond [one's] authority outside the jurisdiction
  1809. Volens et potens - Willing and able
  1810. Volente Deo - God willing
  1811. Volenti non fit iniuria - A person who consents does not suffer injustice
  1812. Volo, non valeo - I am willing but unable
  1813. Volvptates commendat rarior vsvs - Infrequent use commends pleasure. (moderation in all things)
  1814. Vos vestros servate, meos mihi linquite mores - You cling to your own ways and leave mine to me. (Petrarch)
  1815. Vox clamantis in deserto - Voice crying in the desert. (voice in the wilderness unheeded warning, an opinion not in the mainstream
  1816. Vox populi, vox Dei - The voice of the people is the voice of God. (Public oppinion is obligatory)
  1817. Vox populi - The voice of the people
  1818. Vulnerant omnes, ultima necat - Every (hour) wounds, the last kills. (sundial inscription)
  1819. Vulpem pilum mutat, non mores - A fox may change its hair, not its tricks. (People change behaviour but not their aims)
  1820. Vultus est index animi - The face is the index of the soul/mind

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