Latin Phrases and Quotes
Starting with phrase number 1671

  1. In limine litis - At the beginning of the process Legal term)
  2. In loco parentis - In lieu of parents
  3. In maculisi - Immaculate
  4. In magnis et voluisse satis est - To once have wanted is enough in great deeds (Propertius)
  5. In media res - In the middle of things (Literary technique where the narrative starts in the middle of the story)
  6. In medio stat virtus - The virtue is in the middle
  7. In mediu virtuas - The truth is in the middle (Legal term - neither party is right)
  8. In mente - In the mind
  9. In natura veritas - Truth is in nature
  10. In naturalibus - Naked
  11. In necesariis unitas, in dubiis libertas, in omnibus caritas - In certain things unity, in doubtful things liberty, in all things charity (Augustin)
  12. In nomine - In name
  13. In nomine Iesu omne genuflectatur, coelestium, terrestrium, et infernorum - In the name of Jesus everyone should kneel, in heaven, on earth and in hell (Ecclesiastical term)
  14. In nomine Patris et Filii et Spiritus Sancti. Amen - In the name of the Father, Son and the Holy Spirit, Amen
  15. In oculis animus habitat - In the eyes their character lives (Pliny the elder - Naturalis Historia - Looking at their eyes you can determine their character)
  16. In oculis vitia aliena habemus, a tergo nostra sunt - We have before our eyes the vices of others, our own are behind our backs (Seneca)
  17. In omni veritate - Truth in all
  18. In omnia paratus - Prepared for all thing
  19. In pace leones, in proelio cervi - Lions in peace, deer in battle (Tertullian, De Corona Militis)
  20. In pari materia - Of the same matter
  21. In partibus infidelium - In the lands of unbelievers (Ecclesiastical term - Mission in foreign lands)
  22. In patientia vestra possidebitis animas vestras - By your endurance you will gain your lives (Vulgate - Luke 21, 19)
  23. In pectore - Within the chest (It is commonly used to indicate appointments determined, but not made public)
  24. In perpetuum - Perpetually (Forever)
  25. 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)
  26. In pessima republica plurimae leges - In the most corrupt republic, the laws are most numerous (Tacitus)
  27. In pocula - In the little cup (That is, drinking)
  28. In posse - In potential (Philosophical term - Saint Thomas Aquinas - In possible existence before we are born - Before we are born we are in In posse. After we are born, we are In esse)
  29. In primis - In the first place
  30. In principio erat Verbum - In the beginning was the Word, (Said by Jesus Christ - Vulgate - John 1, 1)
  31. In promptu - Suddenly
  32. In puribus - Naked (It is a corruption of the Latin phrase in puris naturalibus, in a purely natural state)
  33. In rem actionem pati, non compellimur - In the real action is allowed, not compelled (Furius Anthianus (s.III) Digest 6,1,80 )
  34. In sacris - In sacred things
  35. In sanctissima Eucharistia totum bonum spirituale Ecclesiae continetur - The holy Eucharist contains the whole spiritual good of the Church
  36. In secula seculorum - For ages of ages (Forever and ever)
  37. In silico - In silicon (made by a computer)
  38. In silvam ne ligna feras - Don't carry logs into the forest (Horace)
  39. In situ - In site (compare with in vitro)
  40. In solidum - Solid, total (Legal term)
  41. In solutum - In soluble, in payment (Legal term )
  42. In spiritu et veritate - In spirit and truth
  43. In statu quo ante - The way things were before (Diplomatic term compare with status quo)
  44. In sudore vultus tui ovesceris pane donec revertaris in terram de qua sumptus es quia pulvis es et in pulverem reverteris - By the sweat of your face You will eat bread, Till you return to the ground, Because from it you were taken (Vulgate - Genesis 3, 19)
  45. In taberna quando sumus, non curamos quid sit humus - When we are in the tavern, we do not worry about the tomb
  46. In te ipso fons est laetitiae - In yourself is the source of joy (Philosophical term - is used to show that happiness is not something external but in the interior to each person)
  47. In tempore oportuno - In the right time
  48. In terminis - In terms (Last place)
  49. 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)
  50. In Umbra Igitur Pugnabimus - - Then we will fight in the shadows (Answer given by the Spartans when the emissaries of King Xerxes warned that their arrows would cover the sun)
  51. In utroque felix - Happy in both
  52. In utroque fidelis - Faithful in both
  53. In utroque iure - Both rights (Civil and canon)
  54. In verbis etiam tenuis cautusque serendis dixeris egregie, notum si callida verbum reddiderit iunctura novum - When putting words together is good to do it with nicety and caution, your elegance and talent will be evident if by putting ordinary words together you create a new voice (Horace - Ars Poetica)
  55. In veritate libertas - In truth there is freedom (Motto of the University of Saint Paul in Madrid, Spain)
  56. In veritatis lumine ad amoris vitam - In the light of truth for life in love (Motto Sacred Heart University in Lima-Peru)
  57. In vigilando - In vigilance (Legal term - Obligation to supervise the work of others)
  58. In vinculis etiam audax - In chains yet still bold (Free)
  59. In vino veritas - There is truth in wine (Pliny the Elder - Naturalis Historia - Drunk people cannot keep a secret)
  60. In virtute sunt multi ascensus - In excellence there are many degrees (Cicero)
  61. In vitam aeternam - On the Road to Eternal Life (Ecclesiastical term - Answer given by Prosit after Mass)
  62. In vitro - In glass (Artificially - Test tube)
  63. In vivo - In life
  64. In voce - In voice (Legal term - verbal, not written)
  65. Incertae sedis - Of uncertain positio
  66. Incerto exitu victoriae - Of uncertain victory (Diplomatic term)
  67. Incipe, parve puer, risu cognoscere matrem - Begin little child to recognise your mother by her smile (Virgil, Eclogues 4 - Thank you: Patrick Foley )
  68. Inde bonam partem in lectum maerore dabantur - Then they largely laid-down in a deep sadness (Titus Lucretius Carus - Book VI)
  69. Inde datae leges, ne fortior omnia posset - The laws were made lest the stronger should be all powerful (Legal term - Ovid, Fasti III, 279)
  70. Inde ferunt, totidem qui vivere debeat annos, corpore de patrio parvum phoenica renasci - A baby phoenix is born from the ashes of its father, destined to live for the same period of time (Ovid, Metamorphoses)
  71. Index caput morbit - The origin of wrong
  72. Index expurgatorios - Index of the expurgated (List of amended or removed words which were deemed to be offensive or objectionable)
  73. Index Librorum Prohibitorum et Expurgatorum - Index of prohibited books (Books cataloged as going against the Catholic faith)
  74. Indivisa Manent - Remain together (Motto of University La Salle - Work together, do not divide)
  75. Indocti discant, et ament meminisse periti - Let the unlearned learn, and the learned delight in remembering

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