Latin Quotations . A decision from a court of appeal is amended to a worse one. Traditionally, a being that owes its existence to no other being, hence, by the sword she seeks a serene repose under liberty, entities must not be multiplied beyond necessity, reality involves a power to compel certain assent. Motto of the House of Akeleye, Sweden, Denmark, Czechoslovakia. It takes three to have a valid group; three is the minimum number of members for an organization or a corporation. A law that only concerns one particular case. Pseudo-explanation for why a liquid will climb up a tube to fill a, nature does not make a leap, thus neither does the law, Nature is exceedingly simple and harmonious with itself, You may drive out Nature with a pitchfork, yet she still will hurry back. The word, Motto of the Supreme Public Prosecutor's Office of the Czech Republic, Popular as a motto; derived from a phrase in, lapse, slip, error; involuntary mistake made while writing or speaking, It is better to let the crime of the guilty go unpunished (than to condemn the innocent), One who is discontent with the present and instead prefers things of the past ("the, Inscription on the east side at the peak of the. i.e., "considering everything's weight". A judgment in favor of a defendant when the plaintiff failed to take the necessary steps in an action within the time allowed. Motto of, that the matter may have effect rather than fail. What's up? Scientia est potentia Knowledge is power. One of the fundamental rules of. was answered by "I am hungry" or "I am not hungry", not "Yes" or "No). The most typical or classic case of something; quotation which most typifies its use. Never give dangerous tools to someone who is untrained to use them or too immature to understand the damage they can do. I depart from life as from an inn, not as from home. Shutterstock 1. Used in citations to refer to the end of a book, page, etc., and abbreviated 's.f.' Also, "In secret", "privately", "confidentially", or "covertly". If it can be established, separately, that the chain must have a start, then a reductio ad infinitum is a valid refutation technique. When viewed from a distance, everything is beautiful. Originally refers to the sun rising in the east, but alludes to culture coming from the Eastern world. Generally used to refer to a haven of peace and quiet within an urban setting, often a garden, but can refer to interior decoration. Whatever He tells you, that you shall do. Indicates that a circumstance, whether good or bad, is an inherent aspect of living. Legal principle that a person who is not present is unlikely to inherit. The hour finishes the day; the author finishes his work. A Mediaeval legal Latin phrase. Or "crucial experiment". A warrant of commitment to prison, or an instruction for a jailer to hold someone in prison. nothing in the intellect unless first in sense, Or nothing to excess. Other signs of death include drop in body temperature (. A practical compromise. The more difficult reading is the stronger, Often abbreviated to L.S., used as opening words for a letter. the fount of knowledge is the word of God, teach the woods to re-echo "fair Amaryllis", perhaps even these things will be good to remember one day, motto on the Coat of Arms of the Fahnestock Family and of the Palmetto Guard of, artisan of my fate and that of several others, a legal principle: the occurrence or taint of fraud in a (legal) transaction entirely invalidates it, I once was what you are, you will be what I am, general provisions enacted in later legislation do not detract from specific provisions enacted in earlier legislation, The unique, distinctive aspects or atmosphere of a place, such as those celebrated in art, stories, folk tales, and festivals. Dum spiro spero. Often refers to the legal concept that once a matter has been finally decided by the courts, it cannot be litigated again (cf. Grammar schools in Europe and especially England during this time were Latin schools, and the first secondary school established in America by the Puritans was a Latin school as well. or "d.s.p." Legend states that when the evangelist went to the lagoon where Venice would later be founded, an angel came and said this. Refers to a possible result of Catholic ecclesiastical legal proceedings when the culprit is removed from being part of a group like a monastery. A writ whereby the king of England could command the justice to admit one's claim by an attorney, who being employed in the king's service, cannot come in person. "actions speak louder than words", or "deeds, not words". An allusion to. A purported prediction stated as if it was made before the event it describes, while in fact being made thereafter. Of medieval origin, but often incorrectly attributed to, Motto of the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (EME) Branch of the, Used to describe 2 persons who are lavishing excessive praise on one another, the assured does not seek profit but makes [it his profit] that he not be in loss, the stars incline us, they do not bind us, Used in bibliography for books, texts, publications, or articles that have more than 3 collaborators, Level of prestige a person had in Roman society, This formula appears in the 1668 Latin revised edition of, boldness is our wall, action is our shield, Common ancient proverb, this version from, Motto of the fictional Fowl Family in the, Denotes an absolute aspiration to become the, I. e., either through reasoned discussion or through war. From, there is a middle or mean in things, there is a middle way or position; from. Thus, don't offer your opinion on things that are outside your competence. An argument that creates an infinite series of causes that does not seem to have a beginning. Sometimes miswritten as, Indicates a right exercised by a son on behalf of his mother, Indicates a right exercised by a husband on behalf of his wife, it is ignorance of the law when we do not know our own rights, Commonly referred to as "right of survivorship": a rule in property law that surviving joint tenants have rights in equal shares to a decedent's property. A principle derived from the ethical theory of, that which virtue unites, let not death separate, led by virtue, accompanied by [good] fortune, Alternatively, "by manliness and weapons". In modern contexts, often has connotations of "genuinely" or "sincerely". This phrase describes a compromise between two extremes or the. Used to describe an action done without proper authority, or acting without the rules. Used in reference to the ending of a political term upon the death or downfall of the officer (demise as in their commission of a sufficiently grave immorality and/or legal crime). The abbreviation was historically used by physicians and others to signify that the last prescribed ingredient is to weigh as much as all of the previously mentioned ones. Blackstone, William. It is sometimes truncated to ", "namely", "that is to say", or "as follows", I see and approve of the better, but I follow the worse, "it is permitted to see" or "one may see", First attributed to the Roman scholar and satirst, he (she) conquers who conquers himself (herself), Motto of many educational institutions, including the. Used in reference to the study or assay of living tissue in an artificial environment outside the living organism. it is often found in personal letters (in English) of the early 1900s, employed to generally and piously qualify a given statement about a future planned action, that it will be carried out, so long as God wills (see, Title and first words of the first encyclical of. your lot is cast in Sparta, be a credit to it, Also translated "I expect better" and "I hope for better things.". Also "contracts must be honoured". Latin guys, like Cicero or Horace, had a lot to say about life. A quote of Desiderius Erasmus from Adagia (first published 1500, with numerous expanded editions through 1536), III, IV, 96. (cf. Those who hurry across the sea change the sky [upon them], not their souls or state of mind, Caesar has no authority over the grammarians. It was used in order to signify that "God willing" this letter will get to you safely, "God willing" the contents of this letter come true. The misuse of some thing does not eliminate the possibility of its correct use. i.e., "according to the harm" or "in proportion to the harm." Denotes something that has only been partially fulfilled. "), i.e., "nothing is heavy to those who have wings"; motto of the, let no man be another's who can be his own. Causality between two phenomena is not established (cf. with points (periods); Fowler's Modern English Usage takes the same approach, and its newest edition is especially emphatic about the points being retained. This time around, we decided to include the original Latin phrases and sayings uttered by the various eminent ancient Roman poets, philosophers, generals, and even emperors. Branch of medical science concerned with the study of drugs used in the treatment of disease. i.e., "for this," in the sense of improvised or intended only for a specific, immediate purpose. Refers to a number of legal writs to bring a person before a court or judge, most commonly, Books have their destiny [according to the capabilities of the reader], one day, this will be pleasing to remember, Commonly rendered in English as "One day, we'll look back on this and smile". there is no obligation to do the impossible, An authorization to publish, granted by some censoring authority (originally a. The word of the Lord [is] a light for our feet, A phrase denoting that the listener can fill in the omitted remainder, or enough is said. The phrase is sometimes parodied as "where there are no police, there is no speed limit". Motto on the reverse of the, Used particularly to refer to the years 1665 and 1666, during which. Said of a word, fact or notion that occurs several times in a cited text. The rule whereby a spouse cannot by deed inter vivos or bequeath by testament to his or her second spouse more than the amount of the smallest portion given or bequeathed to any child. Formerly used on works of art, next to the artist's name. In law, a writ directed to the bailiffs, etc., that have thrust a, "No one suffers punishment for mere intent. Inscribed on a plaque above the front door of the Playboy mansion in Chicago. charity (love) is the fulfilment of the law, Motto of Ratcliffe College, UK and of the Rosmini College, NZ. so that they might drink, since they refused to eat, though the power be lacking, the will is to be praised all the same, Poetically, "Loyal she began, loyal she remains." ... — Latin phrase (Roman alert when Hannibal was approaching to Rome, around 217 BC) ★ 23 likes Hatred: Oderint, dum metuant. I prefer liberty with danger to peace with slavery, Attributed to the Count Palatine of Posen before the. Motto for the St. Xavier's Institution Board of Librarians. By hard work, all things increase and grow, a water drop hollows a stone [not by force, but by falling often], A legal term from the 14th century or earlier. to sail is necessary; to live is not necessary. For example, a weakened place that tends to be reinjured. Latin language and its vicinities. It is derived from the first line of, mankind [who] extends the life of the community. Unfortunately, his very connection to political affairs brought forth his demise – when Lucius was forced to commit suicide for his alleged role in the Pisonian conspiracy to assassinate Nero. Mentioned in "The Seamy Side of History" (L'envers de l'histoire contemporaine, 1848), part of, Used to express the belief in the transfer of imperial authority from the. It is not he who has little, but he who wants more, who is the pauper. The reign of Augustus kick-started what is known as Pax Romana (the Roman Peace), an extensive period of almost two centuries when the Roman realm was not disturbed by any long-drawn major conflict, in spite of the empire’s ‘regular’ territorial expansions into regions like Egypt, Dalmatia, Pannonia, Germania and complete annexation of Hispania. the necessity of proof always lies with the person who lays charges. 1. A legal term meaning that something is inherently wrong (cf. Kill them all. Signifies a favor exchanged for a favor. i.e., "from Heaven all the way to the center of the Earth." An individual who acts in this capacity is called a. Also used to mean "expressly". Less literally "Difficulties be damned." This article lists direct English translations of common Latin phrases. States that the preceding quoted material appears exactly that way in the source, despite any errors of spelling, grammar, usage, or fact that may be present. outside the Church [there is] no salvation, he who administers justice outside of his territory is disobeyed with impunity, "extreme solution", "last possibility", "last possible course of action", every man is the artisan of his own fortune, appeared on British coinage following the, said of the acknowledged leader in some field, especially in the arts and humanities, It is easier to do many things, than one thing consecutively, "I make free adults out of children by means of books and a balance. Various aspects of the ancient language's impact on modern culture: Latin quotes, sayings, aphorisms, book reviews, Latin motto generator, ideas for personalized engravings. ", the act done by me against my will is not my act. Or "I am not the kind of person I once was". The Latinized name of the deceased follows, in the genitive case. From the measure of Hercules' foot you shall know his size; from a part, the whole. Literally: Results, God unwilling. Learn as if always going to live; live as if tomorrow going to die. ), my heart I offer to you Lord promptly and sincerely, A popular school motto. In common law, a sheriff's right to compel people to assist law enforcement in unusual situations. Philosophically and theologically, it indicates something, e. g., the universe, that was created from outside of time. or "excellence is the way to the stars"; frequent motto; from. This refers to the relevance of illustrations, for example in preaching. In. I have done what I could; let those who can do better. From the Vulgate, Wisdom of Solomon 6:24. the world wants to be deceived, so let it be deceived, this one defends and the other one conquers, change but the name, and the story is told of yourself, When we are born we die, our end is but the pendant of our beginning, The unborn is deemed to have been born to the extent that his own inheritance is concerned. From the, A common first line on 17th century English church monuments. Pliny later died in the catastrophic eruption of Mouth Vesuvius (AD 79) on the beach at Stabiae, and hence was one of the famous (yet unfortunate) eye-witnesses to the destruction of Pompeii (reconstructed in this article). This quote is often attributed to the Latin philosopher Boethius of the late fifth and early sixth centuries. The term is commonly used in case citations of, Primarily of philosophical use to discuss properties and property exemplification. it is bad to hurry, and delay is often as bad; the wise person is the one who does everything in its proper time. Generally a. Loosely: "You have been dismissed", literally "Go. Plural of alumna is alumnae (female). Probably of, of/from law passed / of/from law in force. It is shown in the "About Google Web Accelerator" page. Used for things or beings which belong to nobody and are up for grabs, e.g., uninhabited and uncolonized lands, wandering wild animals, etc. the purchase price on a sale which is to be determined by a third-party valuer), when the reason for the law ceases, the law itself ceases, A rule of law becomes ineffective when the reason for its application has ceased to exist or does not correspond to the reality anymore. Here will rest your body. There is no consistent British style. Something that has retroactive effect, is effective from an earlier date. Lead in order to serve, not in order to rule. Caught in the act (esp. It is Greek (and therefore) it cannot be read. A legal term typically used to state that a document's explicit terms are defective absent further investigation. See more ideas about Latin, Latin quotes, Latin phrases. Learn each field of study according to its kind. Or "as on the back side"; thus, "as on the previous page" (cf. by the witness who will later repeat the statement to the court) and thus the courts believe that such statements carry a high degree of credibility. i.e., "have regard for the end" or "consider the end". Or "Even you, Brutus?" From the religious concept that man was created in "God's image". Latin Quotation: English Translation: Author: Source of Citation: Notes: Marmoream relinquo, quam latericiam accepi: I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble. Used to designate a property which repeats in all cases in. "He that hath ears to hear, let him hear"; Thus, silence gives consent. Generally known as 'qui tam,' it is the technical legal term for the unique mechanism in the federal False Claims Act that allows persons and entities with evidence of fraud against federal programs or contracts to sue the wrongdoer on behalf of the Government. Alternatively, "strength and courage"; motto of the, by the power of truth, I, while living, have conquered the universe. "With all due respect to", "with due deference to", "by leave of", "no offence to", or "despite (with respect)". This time around, we decided to include the original Latin phrases and sayings uttered by the various eminent ancient Roman poets, philosophers, generals, and even emperors. blessed are they who walk in the law of the Lord, war, a woman who lures men and takes them by force, All-out war without restraint as Romans practiced against groups they considered to be barbarians, Tradition of biblical pictures displaying the essential facts of Christian salvation. Style guides are generally in agreement that both abbreviations are preceded by a comma or used inside a parenthetical construction, and are best confined to the latter and to footnotes and tables, rather than used in running prose. That is, to understand the most general rules through the most detailed analysis. Whatever you hope to supplant, you will first know thoroughly. Ancient Roman Quotes Posted by kunthra on Apr 27, 2011 in Uncategorized Some of the greatest quotes and inspirational sayings come from ancient Rome. A legal term, it is the opportunity of withdrawing from a projected contract, before the parties are finally bound; or of abandoning the intention of committing a crime, before it has been completed. The medical pitfall in which response to a therapeutic regimen substitutes proper diagnosis. It can mean attacking the work or personality of deceased person. ", a firm resolve does not know how to weaken. – Vincent van Gogh Letters", "Eusebius of Caesarea: Praeparatio Evangelica (Preparation for the Gospel). Sometimes used as a humorous alternative to, i.e., "obvious on sight" or "obvious to anyone that sees it", i.e., "exactly as it is written," "to the letter," or "to the very last detail", Generally precedes "of" and a person's name, used to wish for someone to be remembered long after death. Hail, Emperor! Or "What a craftsman dies in me!" Used in Christian prayers and confession to denote the inherently flawed nature of mankind; can also be extended to, A relatively common recent Latinization inspired by the, A well-known sequence, falsely attributed to, Carrying the connotation of "always better". From Gerhard Gerhards' (1466–1536) [better known as Erasmus] collection of annotated Adagia (1508). An. in the absence of light, darkness prevails, [Sunday in Setting Aside the] White Garments. A common beginning for ancient Roman letters. Be patient and tough; some day this pain will be useful to you. Literally meaning "things, not words" or "facts instead of words" but referring to that "actions be used instead of words". where there is bread, there is my country, Or "whereas, in reality..." Also rendered, Nostalgic theme of poems yearning for days gone by. For more than one term or phrase, the plural is. The purchaser is responsible for checking whether the goods suit his need. Often translated "why did God become Man? To that end, Ovid is mainly known his mythological narrative – the Metamorphoses, along with collections of love poetry like the Amores (“Love Affairs”) and Ars Amatoria (“The Art of Love”). A single example of something positive does not necessarily mean that all subsequent similar instances will have the same outcome. The motto of the. Confer. That is, "no contest". Quote from the. ... — Terentius, c. 185-159 BC, Roman comic playwright ★ 72 likes Similarity: Canis caninam non est. i.e., "from the bottom of my heart," "with deepest affection," or "sincerely." less literally, "What's new from Africa? Similar to the English idiom "pardon my French". Based on knowledge of the past. Plural of alumnus is alumni (male). a sweet and useful thing / pleasant and profitable, Used when someone has been asked for urgent help, but responds with no immediate action. Usually said as a jocular remark to defend the speaker's (or writer's) choice to repeat some important piece of information to ensure reception by the audience. If no grounds have been given for an assertion, then there are no grounds needed to reject it. "A civil obligation is one which has a binding operation in law, [a] wise man does not urinate [up] against the wind. Denotes a temporary current situation; abbreviated. For example, power of the Sovereign. i.e., "no offense," meaning to wish that no insult or injury be presumed or done by the speaker's words. People's beliefs are shaped largely by their desires. Precedes a person's name, denoting "from the library of" the nominate; also a synonym for ", out of mere impulse, or of one's own accord, Denotes something that has been newly made or made from scratch, By virtue or right of office. the truth of the Lord remains for eternity, A common, non-literal translation is "truth enlightens me"; motto of, Another plausible translation is "truth is the mistress of life". i.e., "You have hit the nail on the head". Also written, From a dishonorable cause an action does not arise. A term used in formal extract minutes to indicate that the minute quoted has been taken from a fuller record of other matters, or when alluding to the parent group after quoting a particular example. ', When the republic is at its most corrupt the laws are most numerous, a raven does not pick out an eye of another raven, May he who has never loved before, love tomorrow; And may he who has loved, love tomorrow as well. Paraphrased from. Quotes tagged as "roman-empire" Showing 1-30 of 35 “The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the people as equally true; by the philosopher as equally false; and by the magistrate as equally useful.” Prescribing a set form or procedure, or performed in a set manner. The word denotes "by way of" or "by means of", e. g., "I will contact you via email". RealmofHistory(C)2019. A third person or thing of indeterminate character. It is credited to Paracelsus who expressed the classic toxicology maxim "All things are poison and nothing is without poison; only the dose makes a thing not a poison. Regarded as a legal maxim in agency law, referring to the legal liability of the principal with respect to an employee. Denotes that a certain intervention is performed in a correct way. More colloquially: "Do whatever He [Jesus] tells you to do." The, The phrase denotes a previous life, generally believed to be the result of. Said of an argument either for a conclusion that rests on the alleged absurdity of an opponent's argument (cf. In the original place, appropriate position, or natural arrangement. Motto of several institutions including the US Air Force Auxiliary (Civil Air Patrol), the city of San Diego, California, and the Providence, Rhode Island Police Department. Often used to compress lists of parties to legal documents, Refers to property transfers between living persons, as opposed to a, You would still recognize the scattered fragments of a poet, Motto of the Seal of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Commonly said in Medieval debates and referring to, To approximate the main thrust or message without using the exact words, Like the vast majority of inhabitants of the ancient world, the. In Latin with translation. not to speak words in vain or to start laughter, Quotation from a famous speech of Caius Titus in the ancient. Said of two situations that can only occur simultaneously: if one ends, so does the other, and vice versa. His massive contribution to Latin literature is espoused by three significant works – the Eclogues (or Bucolics), the Georgics, and the epic Aeneid. A useful phrase, as the Romans had no word for "yes", preferring to respond to questions with the affirmative or negative of the question (e.g., "Are you hungry?" Well-known and useful Latin quotes, phrases and sayings. Alternatively, "call to Kingdom". In law, a writ for the delivery of a clerk out of prison, who is imprisoned upon the breach of statute merchant. Short for, In other words, the gods have ideas different to those of mortals, and so events do not always occur in the way persons wish them to. Or "by his own accord." Or "just so". Used especially in a medical context. Also used commonly as an equivalent of "as if this wasn't enough. Presupposed independent of experience; the reverse of, Used in scholarly works to cite a reference at second hand, "Spirit of Wine" in many English texts. the more common an evil is, the worse it is, literally translated means 'with a strong hand', often quoted as 'by strength of hand', Using armed forces in order to achieve a goal, With the implication of "signed by one's hand". E.H. Gifford (1903) – Book 6", "Q. Horati Flacci Epistvlarvm Liber Secvndvs", http://reg.gg.ca/heraldry/pub-reg/project.asp?lang=e&ProjectID=1485&ShowAll=1, "Source of Crescent and Tree on the South Carolina Flag? That is, disregarding or eliminating extraneous factors in a situation. From the Bible, locution indicating a will to death ("I want to die"). Compare ". Latin phrases don't get much more iconic than "alea iacta est," or "the die is cast," an expression reportedly uttered by Julius Caesar as he crossed Italy's Rubicon river with his army. i.e., "let this not be a bad omen," expressing the hope that something ill-boding does not turn out to be bad luck in the future. This was often used in conjunction with a signature at the end of letters. 10 in, CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (, Actus non facit reum, nisi mens sit rea: An Investigation into the Treatment of Mens Rea in the Quest to Hold Individuals Accountable for Genocide, sfn error: no target: CITEREFDaviesRutherford2003 (, sfn error: no target: CITEREFCaillau1838 (, sfn error: no target: CITEREFLawMartin2009 (. Often, peace of mothers, therefore peace of families, If the mother is peaceful, then the family is peaceful. According to the, That is, "Don't upset my calculations!" In full; at full length; complete or unabridged. Often used when someone holds one office by virtue of holding another: for example, the, A theological phrase meaning that the act of receiving a. It is sweet on occasion to play the fool. Said of the person who perfectly knows his art or science. I. e., when explaining a subject, it is important to clarify rather than confuse. Similar to the less common, Usually translated "Who is like unto God?" An accommodation between disagreeing parties to allow life to go on. An ironic or rueful commentary, appended following a fanciful or unbelievable tale. From "Reginam occidere nolite timere bonum est si omnes consentiunt ego non contradico", a sentence whose meaning is highly dependent on punctuation: either the speaker wishes a queen killed or not. Various aspects of the ancient language's impact on modern culture: Latin quotes, sayings, aphorisms, book reviews, Latin motto generator, ideas for personalized engravings. The question attributed to Anselm in his work of by this name, wherein he reflects on why the Christ of Christianity must be both fully Divine and fully Human. Motto of several institutions. A medical term to describe a location on or in a body that offers little resistance to infection, damage, or injury. That is, "please note" or "note it well". Latin quotes is great for anyone who's ever wanted to come off as a bit wittier, a bit cleverer, and a bit more worldly. Typically, this would address issues of who or what is a valid target, how to treat prisoners, and what sorts of weapons can be used. i.e., "from the outset," referring to an inquiry or investigation. Latin quotes Ancient Wisdom for Today. for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh. A declaration that one succeeds above all others. Supposedly a quote by the Roman philosopher Lucretius, the Latin motto ex nihilo nihil fit means "nothing comes from nothing," and is used as a reminder that hard work is … The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. Motto of the Association of Canadian Knights of the Sovereign and Military Order of Malta. Motto of, A common debate technique, and a method of proof in mathematics and philosophy, that proves the thesis by showing that its opposite is absurd or logically untenable. A Latin honorific meaning "Father of the Country", or more literally, "Father of the Fatherland".