Latin Mottos
Starting with phrase number 141

  1. Fides, patria, labor - Faith, fatherland and work (Motto of the Seminar San Carlos y Marcelo in Trujillo, Peru)
  2. Finis origine pendet - The end depends upon the beginning (Motto of Phillips Academy, Andover, MA)
  3. Firmitas, utilitas, venustas - Strong, useful, beatiful (Motto of Roman Architect Marcus Vitruvius Pollio - c. 80 - 25 BC)
  4. Flagellum Solis - Scourge of the Sun (Pope Anti-pope Alexander V (1409-1410) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - His coat of arms had a sun)
  5. Flores Circumdati - Surrounded by Flowers (Pope Clement XI (1700-1721) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - He was born in Urbino, a city that depicts a garland of flowers on its coat of arms)
  6. Flos Florum - Flower of Flowers (Pope Paul VI (1963-1978) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - His coat of arms had three lilies)
  7. Flos Pilaei Aegri - Flower of the Sick Pills (Pope Clement VII (1523-1534) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - His family coat of arms had six medical balls (pills) and one of them with three lilies)
  8. Fluctuat nec mergitur - Floats and doesn't sink (Motto of Paris, France)
  9. Fortis atque fidelis - Strong and Faithful (Motto of Chilean Marines)
  10. Fortis et liber - Strong and Free (Motto of Alberta, Canada)
  11. Fortis Spiritus Sapientia - Strength, Spirit and Wisdom. (Motto of special infantry forces of Mexico)
  12. Frigidus Abbas - Cold Abbot (Pope Benedict XII (1334-1342) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - Benedict XII was an abbot in the monastery of Fontfroide, "Cold spring")
  13. Fructus Jovis Juvabit - The Fruit of Jupiter will Help (Pope Julius II (1503-1513) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - His coat of arms had a oak, a tree sacred to Jupiter)
  14. Frumentum Floccidum - Trifling grain (Pope Marcellus II (1555) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - His coat of arms had a ears of wheat and his papacy was very short)
  15. Futurum Edificamus - We construct the future (Motto University of Colombia)
  16. Gallus Vicecomes - A French Viscount (Pope Urban V (1362-1370) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - French by birth and viscount of Milan)
  17. Gens Perversa - The Corrupt Family (Pope Paul V (1605-1621) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies)
  18. Gens una sumus - We are all one family (Motto of the World Chess Federation - Fédération Internationale des Échecs - FIDE)
  19. Gloria Olivae - The Glory of the Olive or "To the Olive" (Pope Benedict XVI (2005-2013) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - There is no association with his coat of arms, name or birth place. Some people say that it is because Order of St. Benedict is also known as the olivetans. However, Pope Benedict did not belong to that Order. He just picked the name Benedict)
  20. Gloriam Dei Nostri Ave Satani Lucifeis Excellsis - Glory to Our Lord Satan, Highest Bearer of Light (Motto of the Gnostic Church of Satan )
  21. Gloriosus et liber - Glorious and free (Motto of Manitoba, Canada)
  22. Gratia dei - Glory of God (Motto of the Belloch family)
  23. Hic locus est ubi mors gaudet succurrere vitae - This is the place where death delights to serve the living ( Autopsy motto - Thank you: Sarah Wilson )
  24. Hic mors gaudet succurrere vitae - Here's death serves life (Motto of the Anatomy laboratory of the University Lisandro Alvarado in Venezuela)
  25. Hierusalem Campaniae - Jerusalem in campaign (Pope Urban IV (1261-1264) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - He was born in Troyes, Champagne, and had the title Patriarch of Jerusalem)
  26. Hoc, hic mysterium fidei firmiter profitemur - Here is the mystery of faith that we strongly profess (Motto of Lugo, City and Province in Galicia, Spain)
  27. Hoc signo tuetur pius, hoc signo vincitur inimicus - With this sign thou shalt defend the pious, with this sign thou shalt defeat the enemy (Motto of Asturias)
  28. Hoc signum vere regum est - This is the true sign of the Kings (Motto of Lima, Peru - Lima was founded in the vicinity of the celebration of the Three Kings)
  29. Hoec nubila tollunt obstantia sicut sol As the sun dissipates the clouds in their wake (Motto of RCAC - Light Armoured Cavalry Regiment, Spain)
  30. Homo homini sacra res - Man is something sacred to man (Motto of Charles III University in Spain)
  31. Homo Hominis in Servitio Perficitur - The man only becomes a man when provides service (Motto of the University of Monterrey, Mexico)
  32. Hyacinthus medicorum - Hyacinth physicians (Motto of Pope Paul III (1534-1549), according to the prophecies of St. Malachy)
  33. Igne Natura Renovatur Integra - Nature is completely renewed by fire (Pagan belief that the soul could be purified by fire - Also matches the INRI abbreviation on top of Jesus' Cross - Masonic Motto)
  34. Ignis Ardens - Burning Fire (Pope St. Pius X (1903-1914) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - There is no association with his coat of arms, name or birth place)
  35. Ignis Natura Renovatur Integram - Fire completely renews nature (Another version of the masonic motto - Abbreviated as INRI)
  36. Ignis numquam dicit sufficit - The fire never says enough (Academic Term - Motto of the College Loyola University of Valladolid, Spain)
  37. Implebentur campi tui fertilitate - Clouds yours fertilize fields (Motto of the Municipality of Alberto Adriani in Merida, Venezuela)
  38. In Audacibus Saevi - Fierce in daring matters (Motto of Marine Aircraft Group 36 - Thank you: a. jefferson )
  39. In Humilitate Vincis - In humility you will conquer (Motto del Rugby Club of the Metropolitan University in Caracas, Venezuela)
  40. In Lumine Sapientia - Wisdom is in the light (Motto of the Almeria University in Spain)
  41. In persecutione extrema sacrae romanae ecclesiae, sedebit petrus romanus qui pascet oves in multis tribulationibus; quibus transactis, civitas seticollis diruetur, et judex tremendus judicabit populum - In extreme persecution, the seat of the Holy Roman Church will be occupied by Peter the Roman, who will feed the sheep through many tribulations; when they are over, the city of seven hills will be destroyed, and the terrible or fearsome Judge will judge his people (The last St. Malachy prophecies about the Popes. This would be the last pope and his motto would be Petrus Romanus - Peter Roman)
  42. In Tribulatione Pacis - In the Disturbance of Peace (Pope Gregory XV (1621-1623) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - Vague motto that cannot be associated with his name, birthplace or shield)
  43. In veritate libertas - In truth there is freedom (Motto of the University of Saint Paul in Madrid, Spain)
  44. In veritatis lumine ad amoris vitam - In the light of truth for life in love (Motto Sacred Heart University in Lima-Peru)
  45. Indivisa Manent - Remain together (Motto of University La Salle - Work together, do not divide)
  46. Indivisibiliter ac Inseparabiliter - Indivisibly and inseparably (Austria-Hungary motto - Refers to the autonomous nations inside the Monarchy. In fact, it wasn't really true, Hungary had a revolution against the Habsburg dinasty in 1848 - Thank you: Tibor)
  47. Inimicus Expulsus - Enemy Expelled (Pope Lucius II (1144-1145) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - His last name was Caccianemici, or the enemy hunter)
  48. Inter Aulas Academia quaere verum - Among the classrooms of the Academy you look for the truth (This is the motto of the National University of Colombia. It is based on a Horace’s verse in reference to the Academy founded by the Greek philosopher Plato in the outskirts of Arenas, in 387 BC)
  49. Inter lutum duro mundus - I stay clean in the mud (Motto of those who have to work in an unpleasant or corrupt environment)
  50. Itineraium mentis ad veritatem - The journey of the mind in search of the truth (Motto of the University of the Frontier in Temuco, Chile )
  51. Iucunditas Crucis - Joy of the Cross (Pope Innocent X (1644-1655) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - He was elected Pope on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross after a long and difficult conclave)
  52. Iuncti sed non uncti - Together, but not scrambled (Motto of the acrobatic patrol the Spanish Air Force)
  53. Ius semper loquitur - The law always speaks (Motto of the Law department of the National Autonomous University of Mexico)
  54. Iustitia, pietas, fides - Justice, Mercy and Faith (Motto of Suriman)
  55. Iustitiam et Potentium Ministrare - Justice and Strong Support (Motto of the Faculty of Political Science and Public Administration of the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon)
  56. Labor laetitia nostra - Our joy is our work (Motto of the University of Santiago, Chile)
  57. Labor omnia vincit - Work conquers all (Motto of many institutions)
  58. Labora et Vinces - Work and conquer (Motto Broch Garcia College in Valencia, Spain)
  59. Laborate pro sapientia et salute - Let us work for wisdom and health (occupational, marital and religious Motto)
  60. Leo Florentius - Florentine Lion (Pope Adrian VI (1522-1523) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - His last name was Florensz and he had two lions on his coat of arms)
  61. Leo Sabinus - The Sabine Lion (Pope Celestine IV (1241) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - He was bishop of Sabine and his coat of arms had a lion)
  62. Liberi esto felicitatem et gloriam consecuto salva Cruce - Under the protection of the cross, be free and obtain happiness and glory (Motto of the first flag of the Republic of Ecuador)
  63. Libertas capitur - Freedom is winning (Motto of the University Austral de Chile )
  64. Libertas quae sera tamen - Freedom although late (Motto of Brasil’s Minas Gerais State)
  65. Libertate unanimus - United in freedom (Motto of the Netherlands Antilles)
  66. Lilium et Rosa - Lily and Rose (Pope Urban VIII (1623-1644) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - There is no association with his coat of arms, name or birth place. Some people say it is because of conflicts between France (Lily) and England (Rose))
  67. Lucem adspicio - See the light (Motto of the University of Costa Rica)
  68. Luceo non uro - I shine, I do not burn (Motto of the McKenzie clan)
  69. Luctor et Emergo - I struggle and come up (Motto of Zeeland, the province of the Netherlands which is mostly below sea level)
  70. Lumen in Caelo - Light in The Sky (Pope Leo XIII (1878-1903) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - His coat of arms had a shooting star)
  71. Lumina spargo - Spread light (Motto of the University of Caldas, Manizales, Colombia)
  72. Luna Cosmedina - The Moon of Cosmedin (Pope Anti-pope Benedict XIII (1394-1423) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - His last name was "de Luna", "of the moon")
  73. Lupa Caelestina - Celestinian or Heavenly She-Wolf (Pope Eugene IV (1431-1447) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - He was Bishop of Siena which bears a she-wolf on its coat of arms)
  74. Lusitania tessera omni armatura fortior - Lusitania with his banner can do more than all the armors (Motto of RCLAC (Cavalry Regiment of Light Cuirers) Lusitania 8)
  75. Lux et Veritas - Light and Truth (Motto of the University of Yale)
  76. Lux in Ostio - A Light in the Entrance (Pope Lucius III (1181-1185) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - His name was Lucius and he was born in Lucca (both names derive from lux, light) and was bishop of Ostia (gate))
  77. Lux Mundi - World light (Motto and the name of "Lux Mundi College" located in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic)
  78. Lux, Pax, Vis - Light, Peace, Force (Motto of the Normal School "Miguel F. Martinez" Centenaria and Benemerita")
  79. Lux unitas clarior - Light becomes brighter when focused (Motto of the first Venezuelan Republic, 1811-1812)
  80. Lux, Veritas et Virtus - Light, Truth and virtue (Northeastern University Motto in Boston, Massachusetts)
  81. Magna est veritas et praevalet - The truth is great and it prevails (Motto of Horace Mann School in Bronx, NY)
  82. Magna Hispalense - The great Hispalis (Motto of the Cathedral of Seville, Spain)
  83. Malo mori quam foedari - I'd rather die than get dirty (be disgraced) (Motto of the Vega family)
  84. Medium Corpus Pilarum - Half Body of the Pills (Pope Gregory XIII (1572-1585) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - He was cardinal by Pius V who was a medic, the ones who give out medicine balls, or pills. His coat of arms had a half dragon )
  85. Menti da lucem manibus artem - Light in the mind, art in the hands (Motto of the Faculty of Medicine of the Autonomous University of Chihuahua, Mexico)
  86. Miles in Bello - Soldier in War (Benedict XIII (1724–1730) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - There is no association with his coat of arms, name or birth place)
  87. Militiae domus, inclyta fonsque sofiae - House of the militia and invincible source of wisdom (Motto of the city of Cordoba)
  88. Mille ambulat oculis - Come with a thousand eyes (Motto of squadron 123 of recognition of the Spanish Air Force. Phrase with double meaning, taking into account the work of recognition. On one hand it means to observe everything, and another walk with care)
  89. Mobilis in mobile - Moving in the moving environment (Motto of Nautilus, Captain Nemo's ship)
  90. Modos et cunctarum rerum mensuras audebo - I dare to give the methods and measures of all things (Academic term - Motto of the Engineering school fo the San Luis Potosi University in Mexico)
  91. Montani Semper Liber - Mountain always free (Motto Bucaramanga, Colombia)
  92. Montium Custos - Guardian of the Hills (Pope Alexander VII (1655-1667) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - His family coat of arm featured six hills and a star above them)
  93. Mors Abalto - Death from above (WW II bomber squadron motto - Thank you: J.T.)
  94. Mortui viventes docent - The dead teach the living (Motto written on the front door of the autopsy room)
  95. Multis e gentibus vires - From many people, strength (Motto of Saskatchewan, Canada)
  96. Natura ingenium disecta cadavera pandit; plus quan vitae more taciturna docet - The cadaver dissection demonstrates the wisdom of nature; more talkative than life, teaches us the taciturn death (Motto of Pedro Virgili, first director of the Military Medical College in Cadiz, Spain)
  97. Naturam Subiecit Aliis - Nature subjugated to our allies (or subjugate the forces of nature for the benefit of the humanity - Motto of the School of Engineering of the Autonomous University of Chihuahua (UACH) in Mexico)
  98. Natus Vincere - Born to win (Motto used by the Roman army)
  99. Nauta de Ponte Nigro (Sailor From the Black Bridge (Pope Gregory XII (1406 - 1415) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - He was Commendatarius of the Church of Nigripontis, Black Bridge)
  100. Ne tentes, aut perfice - Do not attempt, but succeed (Motto on a coat of arms)

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