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Latin Phrases

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Cool Latin Phrases

aut viam inveniam aut faciam
I will either find a way or make one.
Latin Phrases on Achievement

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

adde parvum parvo magnus acervus erit (Ovid)
Add a little to a little and there will be a great heap.
Latin Phrases on Perseverance

castigat ridendo mores
One corrects customs by laughing at them.
Latin Phrases on Criticism

de gustibus non est disputandum
In matters of taste, there is no argument.
Latin Phrases on Tastes & Preferences

legum servi sumus ut liberi esse possimus
We are slaves of the law in order that we may be able to be free.
Philosophical Latin Phrases

non omnis moriar (Horace, Odes)
Not all of me shall die.

parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus
Mountains will be in labour, and an ridiculous mouse will be born
(all that work and nothing to show for it)
Funny Latin Phrases

crede quod habes, et habes
Believe that you have it, and you do.
Latin Phrases: Believing, Trusting

absentem laedit cum ebrio qui litigat
To quarrel with a drunk is to wrong a man who is not even there.
Latin Phrases: Alcohol

dulce bellum inexpertis
War is sweet to those who have never fought.
Latin Phrases: War




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