Latin Phrases and Quotes
Starting with phrase number 1201

  1. Elementis regamus proelium - Let us rule the battle by means of the elements ( Thank you: James )
  2. Emeritus - By merit (Someone who has honorably served his/her time)
  3. Emitte lucem et veritatem - Emit light and truth (Motto of Kendall College in Evanston, IL)
  4. Emptio spei - Sale of hope
  5. Emptio venditio - Contract of sale (Legal term)
  6. Ense et aratro - With sword and plow. (Soldier and farmer)
  7. Ensis Laurentii - The Sword of Lawrence (Pope Gregory VIII (1187) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - He was a Cardinal of St Lawrence and his coat of arms had two swords)
  8. Eo ipso - By that fact itself (Philosophical term - By that fact alone)
  9. Epicuri de grege porcus - Pig of Epicurus's herd (Material pleasures)
  10. Episcopus in partibus - Bishop in part (Ecclesiastical term - Titular Bishop who does not have jurisdiction)
  11. Epistola excusatoria - A letter of excuse (Legal term)
  12. Epistula non erubescit - A letter does not blush (Cicero - Love letter or letter of apology)
  13. Epphetha, epphetha - Open yourself, open yourself (Ecclesiastical term - It is an Aramaic word meaning open yourself, which was spoken by Jesus to heal a deaf priest - Vulgate, Mark 7, 34)
  14. Equi dentes inspicere donati - Do not examine the teeth of a gift horse (Do not look a gift horse at the mouth - The teeth provide a good indication of the horse's age and health - Accept gifts as they are)
  15. Equo ne credite, Teucri. Quidquid id est, timeo Danaos et dona ferentes - Do not trust the Horse, Trojans. Whatever it is, I fear the Greeks even bearing gifts. (Virgil - Aeneid)
  16. Era Christiana - Christian Era (Often abbreviated as EC)
  17. Eram quod es, eris quod sum - I was what you are, you will be what I am (Horace, Carmina XI - Engraved in Gravestones)
  18. Erat hiems summa - It was the very depth of winter (Cicero - In Verrem II)
  19. Erga omnes - In front of all (Legal term)
  20. Ergo - Therefore (Philosophical term used in logic)
  21. Ergo breue praeceptum tibi praecipitur, dilige, et quod uis fac: siue taceas, dilectione taceas; siue clames, dilectione clames; siue emendes, dilectione emendes; siue parcas, dilectione parcas: radix sit intus dilectionis, non potest de ista radice nisi bonum existere - Therefore, a short precept: Love and do what you want; if you shut up, do it for love; if you scream, also do it for love; if you correct, also for love; If you abstain, do it for love. Let the root of love be within you and let nothing can come out unless it is good (St. Augustine - Love and do what you want - Homily VII, paragraph 8)
  22. Ergo conclusus contra manichaeus - And this ends the Manichaean! (Philosophical Term - Thomas Aquinas said this at a banquet hosted by St. Louis IX of France, after expressing a conclusive argument against Manichaeism, which then spread through Europe)
  23. Ergo glu capiuntur aves - Therefore birds are caught with glue
  24. Eritis sicut dii - You shall be as gods (Ecclesiastical term - Words that the serpent directs to Eve in paradise, to invite her to eat the fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil - Vulgate - Genesis 3,5 )
  25. Errando, corrigitur error - Making a mistake, you fix the error (You learn by your mistakes)
  26. Errare humanum est, perseverare diabolicum - To err is human, to persist in it, is diabolical (Seneca)
  27. Errare humanum est sed in errore perseverare dementia - To err is human, but to insist on the error is crazy
  28. Errata - Error (Grammatical term - Refers to corrections added after the book is published)
  29. Error communis facit ius - The law creates a common mistake. (Legal term)
  30. Error in iudicando - Judicial Error (Legal term)
  31. Error in procedendo - Error in the proceedings (Legal term)
  32. Erudio Procul Imperium - I educate the empire from afar. (Philosophical term)
  33. Es, bibe, lude, veni - Eat, drink, play, come [to the tomb] (Roman epitaph)
  34. Es scortum obscenus villis - Your scrotum is obscenely vile
  35. Es stercus - You are shit
  36. Es stultor asno - You are dumber than an ass
  37. Esse est percipi - To be is to be perceived (Philosophical term - Principle developed by the Irish philosopher George Berkeley (1685-1753)
  38. Esse oportet ut vivas, non vivere ut edas - Eat to Live, Do not live to eat (Cicero)
  39. Esse quam videri - To be, rather than to see
  40. Esse quam videri bonus malebat - He preferred to be good rather than to merely seem good (Gaius Sallustius Crispus)
  41. Est idoneum bello - It is suitable for war
  42. Est modus in rebus - There is a middle ground in things (Horace Satires)
  43. Est oppidum in Hispania quod Carthago Nova appellatur - There is a population in Spain is called New Carthage
  44. Est quaedam flere voluptas - There's a kind of pleasure in crying
  45. Est unusquisque faber ipsae suae fortunae - Each and every person is the maker of his own fortune
  46. Esto brevis et placebis - Be brief and you will be pleasant
  47. Esto Perpetua - Let it be perpetual (Motto of the State of Idaho - Appears on the back of the 2007 Idaho quarter - Thank you: Decio Frederico Viccino)
  48. Esto vir - Be a man
  49. Et alii - And others (Grammatical term - When there are more than one author, the name of the main author is mention followed by et alii - Sometimes it is written as: Et alia (if women authors), or Et allii abbreviated as et al.)
  50. Et alii, et alia - And other men and women (Grammatical term - refer to Et Alii)
  51. Et aliter - And otherwise
  52. Et campos ubi Troia fuit - And the fields where was Troy (Virgil - Aeneid III)
  53. Et cetera - And the Rest (Grammatical term - Sometimes spelled as Et Coetera or Et Cútera abbreviated as etc.)
  54. Et cum spiritu tuo - And with your spirit (Ecclesiastical term - Thank you: Hans-Joachim Baumann )
  55. Et custodivit quasi pupillam oculi sui - And he kept it, as the apple of his eye (Love phrase - denoting the best care possible)
  56. Et dissipentur inimicie ejus, et fugiant a facie ejus - Disband its enemies and have them flee from his face (Motto of RCLAC - Light Armoured Cavalry Regiment Farnesio 12 )
  57. Et ego dico tibi quia tu es Petrus et super hanc petram aedificabo ecclesiam meam et portae inferi non praevalebunt adversum eam - And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it (Vulgate - Matthew 16,18)
  58. Et ei qui vult tecum iudicio contendere et tunicam tuam tollere remitte ei et pallium - And whoever wants to sue you and take your shirt, also let him have your coat (Vulgate - Matthew 5,40 - Said by Jesus Christ)
  59. Et hoc expressius patet in stellis et orbibus qui semper illuminantur a sole - And this appears most clearly in the stars and the worlds that are always illuminated by the Sun. (Saint Thomas Aquinas De Eternitate Mundi)
  60. Et in Arcadia ego - And I in Arcadia (Appears in Renaissance paintings such as Nicolas Poussin's (1594Ė1665) "The Arcadian Shepherds")
  61. Et in terra pax hominibus bonae voluntatis - And peace to men of good will on earth (Vulgate, Luke 2, 14 - Used in Christmas cards)
  62. Et ita porro - And so on
  63. Et iterum dico vobis facilius est camelum per foramen acus transire quam divitem intrare in regnum caelorum - And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God (Vulgate - Matthew 19,24 - Said by Jesus Christ)
  64. Et iudicem quis iudicavit? - And the judge, who will judge him? (Legal term - In an alleged miscarriage of justice)
  65. Et lassata viris, sed non satiata recessit - Ardent still, she retired, fatigued, but not satisfied (Juvenal, Satirae VI, 128)
  66. Et lux in tenebris Lucet - And the Light shines in darkness (Vulgate - John 1,5 Et lux in tenebris lucet et tenebrae eam non conprehenderunt)
  67. Et milia passuum tria ab eorum castris castra ponit - And set up camp three miles from them (Julius Caesar - Bello Gallico )
  68. Et monere et moneri proprium est verae amicitiae - It is a characteristic of true friendship to give advice and to receive it (Cicero - De amicitia)
  69. Et sequens - And following
  70. Et sic de caeteris - And so of the rest
  71. Et siluit terra in conspectu eius - And the earth was quiet before him (Vulgate - Book of Machabees 1,4 - in reference to Alexander the Great)
  72. Et super hanc petram aedificabo Ecclesiam meam - And upon this rock I will build My church - (Vulgate - Matthew 16, 18)
  73. Et Tamen Stellae - And however stars (Motto of the University of Playa Ancha, Chile)
  74. Et tu, Brute? - And you too Brutus? (Julius Caesar last words - also quoted as Tu quoque, fili mi! )
  75. Et verbum caro factum est et habitabit in nobis - And the word was made flesh (Vulgate - John 1,14)
  76. Et vice versa - And the other way around
  77. Et vitam impendere vero - To risk one's life for the truth (Juvenal Satirae IV)
  78. Etenim, iudices, cum omnibus virtutibus me adfectum esse cupio, tum nihil est quod malim quam me et esse gratum et videri. haec enim est una virtus non solum maxima sed etiam mater virtutum omnium reliquarum - In truth, O judges, while I wish to be adorned with every virtue, yet there is nothing which I can esteem more highly than being and appearing grateful. For this one virtue is not only the greatest, but is also the parent of all the other virtues (Cicero)
  79. Eternus vigilantia - Eternal vigilance (Guilds' responsible for standing watch. Motto of the Clarion & Tabard)
  80. Etiam capillus unos suam habet umbram - Even a single hair casts its shadow. (Syrus Metamorphoses II)
  81. Etiam et volo - And besides, I want
  82. Etiam si omnes, ego non - Although it is yes for all, it is no for me
  83. Etsi Deus non daretur - As if God did not exist (His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI, Address to the Diplomatic Corps)
  84. Etsi homines falles deum tamen fallere non poteris - Although you can deceive men, you will not be able to deceive God (Augustine)
  85. Evangelium vitae - The Gospel of Life (Encyclical letter written by pope John Paul II)
  86. Ex abrupto - Abrutly
  87. Ex abundantia cordis os loquitur - For the mouth speaks out of that which fills the heart. (Vulgate - Matthew 12, 34)
  88. Ex aequo - The same (Equal, the same score in a competition)
  89. Ex aequo et bono - Just and good (Legal term)
  90. Ex Africa semper aliquid novi - There is always something new in Africa (Pliny the Elder)
  91. Ex Anima - With the soul in the open
  92. Ex Ansere Custode - Out of the Guardian Goose (Pope Alexander III (1159-1181) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - His coat of arm had a goose)
  93. Ex aquo - With equal merit (Legal term)
  94. Ex Argent - No silver (stamped Legend of lead ingots from Hispania bound to Rome, stating that they had already extracted the silver)
  95. Ex Astris Scientia - From the stars - Knowledge (Motto of Star Fleet Academy - Star Trek)
  96. Ex Castro Tiberis - From a castle on the Tiber (Pope Celestine II (1143-1144) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - He was born in a castle (Citta) near the Tiber)
  97. Ex catedra - With Authority
  98. Ex collegio - Out of college
  99. Ex consensu - With consensus
  100. Ex corde - From the hear

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