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ab imo pectore "from the bottom of my heart"

amor vincit omnia "love conquers all"

ad victoriam "to victory"

Ductus exemplo "Leadership by Example"

dum vita est, spes est "while there is life, there is hope"

magno cum gaudio "with great joy"

Non scholae sed vitae discimus "We learn not for school, but for life."

nulli secundus "second to none"

nunc est bibendum "now is the time to drink"

nunc scio quid sit amor "now I know what love is"

pace "with peace"

pax Dei "peace of God"

primus inter pares "first among equals"

Pro deo et patria "For God and Country"

quando omni flunkus, mortati "When all else fails, play dead"

Salvator Mundi "Savior of the World"

sapere aude "dare to be wise"

Sapientia et Doctrina "Wisdom and Learning"

semper fidelis "always faithful"

semper paratus "always prepared"

si vis pacem para bellum "if you want peace, prepare for war"

sic vita est "thus is life"

Signum Fidei "Sign of the Faith"

silentium est aureum "silence is golden"

sola fide "by faith alone"

sola gratia "by grace alone"

temet nosce "know thyself"

tuebor "I will protect"

ubi caritas et amor Deus ibi est "where there is charity and love, God is there"

Usus magister est optimus "practice makes perfect"

verba volant, scripta manent "words fly away, writings remain"

Verbum Dei "Word of God"

veritas vos liberabit "the truth will set you free"

veritate et virtute "with truth and courage"

mundus vult decipi "the world wants to be deceived"

victoria aut mors "Victory or death!"

vis legis "power of the law"

Magna res est vocis et silentii temperamentum "The great thing is to know when to speak and when to keep quiet"

Sermo datur cunctis; animi sapientia paucis "Speech is given to many; intelligence to few"

Exegi monumentum aere perennius. "I have erected a monument more lasting than bronze"

nonne amicus certus in re incerta cernitur? "a friend in need is a friend in deed"

Sine labore nihil "Nothing without work"

Caveat emptor "Let the buyer beware."

Merda taurorum animas conturbit "Bull#### baffles brains"

Homo praesumitur bonus donec probetur malus "One is innocent until proven guilty."

Mors ultima linea rerum est "Death is everything's final limit"

Cogita ante salis. "Think before you leap" or roughly - Look before you leap

Ante bellum "Before the war"

Terra firma "Solid ground"

Carpe Diem! "Seize the day"

Veni, vidi, vici. "I came, I saw, I conquered"

Vir sapit qui pauca loquitur. "It is a wise man who speaks little"

Cogito Ergo Sum. "I think Therefore I am"

Magister Mundi sum! "I am the Master of the Universe!"

Illegitimi non carborundum "Don't let the bastards grind you down." - roughly

Cum catapultae proscriptae erunt tum soli proscript catapultas habebunt. "When catapults are outlawed, only outlaws will have catapults."

Errare humanum est "to err is human" (mistakes are human)

Stercus accidit "#### happens"

In Vino Veritas "In wine there is truth" (People say what they really mean when they're drunk)

Pax vobiscum "peace be with you"

Ubi fumus, ibi ignis. "Where there's smoke, there's fire."

Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori. "it is sweet and fitting to die for ones country"

Ad infinitum "to infinity"

Felix Sit Annus Novus! "Happy New Year!"

Exitus acta probat "The outcome justifies the deed"

Fronti nulla fides "No reliance can be placed on appearance"

Nemo nisi mors "No one but death shall part us"

primum non nocere "first do no harm"

Nemo dat quod non habet "No one gives what he doesn't have."

Qui potest capere capiat "Let him accept it who can. Freely" (If the shoe fits, wear it)

Quod scripsi, scripsi "What I have written, I have written"

Contra Felicem vix deus vires habet "Against a lucky man a god scarcely has power"

Deus et natua non faciunt frusta "God and nature do not work together in vain"

Aequam memento rebus in arduis servare mentem "remember to keep a calm mind in difficulties"

Meliora Cogito "I strive for the best"

Malum consilium quod mutari non potest "It's a bad plan that can't be changed"

Homines libenter quod volunt credunt "Men freely believe what they want to"

Qui vult dare parva non debet magna rogare "He who wishes to give little shouldn't ask for much"

Trahimur omnes studio laudis "We are all attracted by the desire for praise"

Avarus animus nullo satiatur lucro "A greedy mind is satisfied with no amount of gain"

Alea iacta est "The die has been cast"

Fama volat "Fame has wings"

Mea mihi conscientia pluris est quam omnium sermo "My conscience is more to me than what the world says"

Vademecum "go with me"

Agnus Dei "Lamb of God"

annuit coeptis "God has favored us"

tabula rasa "a clean slate"

caeca invidia est "envy is blind"

dies irae "the Day of Wrath, or Judgment Day"

Fiat lux "Let there be light"

Nullum Gratuitum Prandium "There is no free lunch!"

Forsan miseros meliora sequentur "For those in misery perhaps better things will follow"

post proelia praemia "After the battles come the rewards"

qualis pater talis filius "As is the father, so is the son; like father, like son"

Uva Uvam Vivendo Varia Fit "Diverse grapes, through time, grow together"

Die dulci fruere "Have a nice day"

Amantium irae amoris integratio est "The quarrels of lovers are the renewal of love. (Terence)"

Amare et sapere vix deo conceditur "Even a god finds it hard to love and be wise at the same time"

Amat victoria curam "Victory favors those who take pains"

Amicitiae nostrae memoriam spero sempiternam fore "I hope that the memory of our friendship will be everlasting."

Potius sero quam numquam "It is better to be late than never"

Amicule, deliciae, num is sum qui mentiar tibi? "Baby, sweetheart, would I lie to you?"

Tempora mutantur, et nos mutamur in illis "Times are changing and we are changing with them"

Beati pacifici "Blessed are the peacemakers"

Nemo saltat sorbius, nisi infanus est "Nobody dances when sober, unless they are insane"

Bene, cum Latine nescias, nolo manus meas in te maculare "Well, if you don't understand plain Latin, I'm not going to dirty my hands on you"

Cave canem, te necet lingendo "Beware of the dog, he may lick you to death"

Di! Ecce hora! Uxor mea me necabit! "God, look at the time! My wife will kill me!"

Labor omnia vincit "Work overcomes all things"

Divide et impera "Divide and conquer"

Spero nos familiares mansuros "I hope we'll still be friends"

Amor vincit omnia "love conquers all"

Sit vis vobiscum "May the Force be with you

De omnibus dubitandum "Everything should be questioned"

Ductus exemplo "Leadership by Example"

Dulcius ex asperis "through difficulty, sweetness"

Faber est suae quisque fortunae "Every man is the artisan of his own fortune"

Facta, non verba "actions, not words"

Hostis humani generis "enemy of the human race"

Pecunia, si uti scis, ancilla est; si nescis, domina "if you can use money, money is your slave; if you can't, money is your master"

Quidquid Latine dictum sit altum videtur "whatever has been said in Latin seems deep"

Sapientia et Doctrina "Wisdom and Learning"

Veritate et virtute "with truth and courage"

Semper paratus "always prepared"

Stupor mundi "the wonder of the world"


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