Latin Phrases

aut disce aut discede – Either learn or leave

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aut disce aut discede
Either learn or leave

assiduus usus uni rei deditus et ingenium et artem saepe vincit. (M.Tullius Cicero).
Constant practice devoted to one subject often outdoes both intelligence and skill.

docendo discimus
Teach in order to learn (we learn by teaching)

diligentia maximum etiam mediocris ingeni subsidium
Diligence is a very great help even to a mediocre intelligence.

difficile est tenere quae acceperis nisi exerceas
It is difficult to retain what you may have learned unless you should practise it.

ipsa scientia potestas est
Knowledge itself is power.

repetitio est mater studiorum.
Repetition is the mother of studies.

tabula rasa
A blank tablet (about a student’s mind)

alma mater
Kind mother (old students about their university)

experientia docet
Experience teaches

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