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 […]
conscientia mille testes Conscience is as good as a thousand witnesses
terras irradient Let them illumine the earth (Motto of Amherst College) nil sine magno labore Nothing without great effort. (Motto of Brooklyn College) in deo speramus In God we trust. (Motto of Brown University) respice, adspice, prospice Look back, look to the present, look to the future. (Motto of City College of New York) in […]
initium sapientiae timor domini – the Fear of the Lord is the Beginning of Wisdom (U of Aberdeen Motto)
initium sapientiae timor domini The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom (Motto of University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland).
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (UBC): Tuum est “It’s up to you” or “It’s yours” Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada: Sapientia et Doctrina Stabilitas (Wisdom and Knowledge Shall be the Stability of Thy Times) Mount Saint Vincent University Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada: Veritas ad Deum ducit – truth leads to God […]
delirium tremens Alcoholic distress; delusions and trembling dementia a potu Insanity from drinking