Cur ante tubam tremor occupat artus? Why should fear seize the limbs before the trumpet sounds? (Virgil) victis honor Honour to the vanquished veni vidi vici I came, I saw, I conquered (Julius Caesar’s report of victory in 47 B.C. over Pharnaces, king of Pontus) in pace, ut sapiens, aptarit idonea bello In peace, like […]
de fide et officio iudicis non recipitur quaestio – No Question Can Be Allowed Concerning the Faith and Duty of the Judge
de fide et officio iudicis non recipitur quaestio No question can be allowed concerning the faith and duty of the judge
corruptio optimi pessima The curruption of the best is the worst corruptissima re publica plurimae leges In the most corrupt state are the most laws (Terence)
ad praesens ova cras pullis sunt meliora ad quem ad quod Eggs today are better than chickens tomorrow cave quid dicis, quando, et cui Beware of what you say, when, and to whom
splendor sine occasu Splendour Without Diminishment British Columbia’s provincial motto was designed by Rev. Arthur Beanlands and was first adopted in 1895.