Latin Phrases and Quotes
Starting with phrase number 201

  1. Ad orbis non veritas - In the world there is no truth (Vulgate - Letter of Apostle Paul to the Corinthians - It means that truth does not come from this world, but from heaven)
  2. Ad ostentationem - For ostentation
  3. Ad Pacem - Towards peace
  4. Ad patres - To the parents (Next to the ancestors)
  5. Ad pedem litterae - To the foot of the letter (Literally, exactly as it is written)
  6. Ad perpetuam rei memoriam - In perpetual remembrance of the even
  7. Ad personam - Towards the person
  8. Ad petendam pluviam - Obligatory Prayer to Request for Rain (Ecclesiastical term - Prayers for rain said in masses) )
  9. Ad praesens ova cras pullis sunt meliora - Eggs today are better than chickens tomorrow (A bird at hand is better than two in the bush)
  10. Ad probationem - To probe (Legal term - evidence used as proof)
  11. Ad quem - To which (Legal term - e.g. Terminus ad quen Limit to which - compare with post quem - after which)
  12. Ad referendum - To reference (Legal term and also Diplomatic term - Indicates that although the main points has been agreed to, there are still details to be worked out later)
  13. Ad rem - To the point
  14. Ad sedes - To the headquarter
  15. Ad sidera tollere vultus - Raise your face to the stars (Ovid Metamorphoses I, 86 - Urges us to have always altruistic ambitions)
  16. Ad solemnitatem - To solemnity (Legal term - Seriousness required to validate the act)
  17. Ad summun - To the summit (to the top)
  18. Ad terrorem - To create terror
  19. Ad unguem - By the nail (Sculptors used their nails to detect imperfections in their work. Since then it meant to be something perfect, since it passed the nail test)
  20. Ad unguem factus - Made by the nail (Well polished, well made)
  21. Ad unum omnes - From one to all
  22. Ad usque fidelis - Unto fidelity (True to the end - Motto of Saint Tropez)
  23. Ad usum - To usage (Legal term - According to custom)
  24. Ad usum delphini - For use by the Dolphin (Refers to books that have been expurgated)
  25. Ad utrumque paratus - Prepared for either (Motto of the Spanish Submarine Force)
  26. Ad valorem - According to value (Used to determine the Customs duty charge)
  27. Ad verbum - To the word (Exactly word for word)
  28. Ad verecundiam - To the venerability (Philosophical term used in logic to describe a Argumentum ad hominem fallacy, where an argument is accepted due to the respect (venerability) of the person asserting it, instead of the facts - Also known as argument to respect or argument to prestige)
  29. Ad verum ducit - Conducive to truth - (Motto of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande of Sul, Brazil)
  30. Ad vitam aeternam - To eternal life (for the duration of a person's life)
  31. Addenda et corrigenda - To be added and corrected (Grammatical term - Added to the end of a book so that it will be fixed in the next edition)
  32. Addictio bonorum libertatum servandorum causa - Property exchanged to gain freedom (Legal term - When a master died, the slaves could obtain the property with the condition that they pay all the creditors)
  33. Adeamus ad montem fodere putas cum porribus nostrum - We are going to the mountain to plant potatoes with our hoe
  34. Adeo acriter nostri milites pugnaverunt ut hostes superarent - Our soldiers fought with much determination and overcame to the enemy
  35. Adeo fessus pervenit ut ceciderit et humi iaceret - So tired he arrived that he fell humiliated and he stayed laying on the earth
  36. Adeste fideles - Come faithful (Ecclesiastical term)
  37. Adhaesit pavimento anima mea - My soul is glued to the pavement (Dante, The Divine Comedy)
  38. Adhuc sub iudice lis est - The dispute is still before the judge (Horace - Legal term - Ars poetica)
  39. Aditio a die - Adition to date (Legal term - Condition in which the buyer accepts termination of the sale, if the seller finds a better offer within the deadline stated in the contract)
  40. Aditio haereditatis - Addition of inheritance (Legal term)
  41. Aditio in diem - Adition to date (Legal term - Condition in which the buyer accepts termination of the sale, if the seller finds a better offer within the deadline stated in the contract)
  42. Adjuctorium nostrum in nomine domini qui fecit caellum et terrram - Our help is the name of the Lord, who made heaven and earth (Vulgate - Psalm 121:2)
  43. Admissio proter non usum - Admission by lack of use (Legal term - voluntary servitude is ended by non-use)
  44. Adoptio naturam imitatur - Adoption imitates nature (Legal term)
  45. Adorote devote latens deitas - Thee we adore, O hidden God thee (Ecclesiastical term - One of Hymns of Saint Thomas Aquinas)
  46. Adsum - I am present (Used as a response on a roll call)
  47. Adsumus custodes pacis - I assume custody of the peace (Motto the Spanish Air Combat Command)
  48. Adveniat Regnum Tuum - (Ecclesiastical term - part of "Our Father")
  49. Adversus solem ne loquitor - Do not talk against the sun (Do not waste time arguing the obvious)
  50. Advocati non ultra quam litium poscit utilitas in licentiam conviciandit et malidicendi temeritati prorrumpant - Lawyers should not employ reckless insults and curses, not having to do with the utility of the Process (Legal term)
  51. Advocatorum error litigatoribus non noceat - An error by the defenders can not harm litigants (Legal term - Codex Iustiniani 2.9.3)
  52. Advocatus Diaboli - Devil's Advocate (Ecclesiastical term - Official title given by the Catholic church to the person who prepares the arguments against the sanctification of a candidate)
  53. Aedificare novae mundi - Building a new world
  54. Aediles plebei - Custodian of the people (In ancient Rome, auxiliary officers in charge of minor legal issues)
  55. Aegrescit medendo - The cure is worse than the disease (Medical Maxim) )
  56. Aegri somnia - A sick man's troubled dreams
  57. Aegroto, dum anima est, spes est - For the sick, while there is life, there is hope (Philosophical Term - Cicero Ad Atticum IX, 11)
  58. Aeneadum genetrix, hominum divomque voluptas - Mother of Aeneas pleasure of men and gods (Aeneas was the son of Aphrodite in Greek Mythology. Aphrodite was known as Venus to the Romans and considered the goddess of love)
  59. Aequam memento rebus in arduis servare mentem - Remember to keep the mind calm in difficult moments (Horace - Odes, II, 3)
  60. Aequam servare mentem - Keep the mind calm (Horace - Odes, II, 3)
  61. Aequat omnes cinis - Ashes makes everybody equal (Seneca)
  62. Aequitas praefertur rigori - Equity is preferable to strictness (Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus 10 AC - 54 AC )
  63. Aequitas sequitur legem - Equity follows the law (Legal term)
  64. Aequo animo - With a calm mind (Legal term)
  65. Aequo pulsat pede - Hit with equal footing (Refers to death, hits all of us the same)
  66. Aere perennius - Durable as bronze
  67. Aesculapii Pharmacum - The Drug/Medicine of Aesculapius (Pope Pius IV (1559-1565) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - Before becoming a pope his hame was Giovanni Angelo Medici. Besides his last name being medici, he was a qualified doctor)
  68. Aestimatio delicti praeteriti ex post facto non crescit - The evaluation of a past crime does not increase by a subsequent event (Legal term)
  69. Aestimes iuditia, non numeres - Value views, don't count them (Socrates)
  70. Aetate fruere, mobili cursu fugit! - Enjoy life, it is so fleeting
  71. Aeternum vale - Goodbye, until eternity
  72. Affectio maritalis - Intention of Marriage
  73. Affectio societatis - Intention to form a society (Legal term)
  74. Affidavit - Gave faith (Legal term - A sworn written statement)
  75. Affirmanti incumbit probatio - The one who alleges something must prove it (Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) - German philosopher - The burden of proof lies with the party that makes the charge)
  76. Afflictis longae, celeres gaudentibus horae - The hours pass slow for those who are suffering, fast for those who are happy (Phrase inscribed in a sun dial)
  77. Age quod agis et bene agis - Do what you do and do it wel
  78. Agedum, pontifex publicus populi Romani, praci verba quibus me pro legionibus devoveam - Come therefore, and, as the state pontiff of the Roman people, dictate to me the words in which I may devote myself for the legions (Livy - Ab Urbe Condita - Liber VIII - The romans needed the help from Gods so they asked Marcus Valerius to pronounce the words that would inspire the troops. Pontiff is a person who serves as a bridge to the gods)
  79. Ager publicus - Public land (In ancient Rome, territory owned by the State)
  80. Agnosco veteris vestigia flamea - I feel once more the scars of the old flame (Virgil - Aeneid IV, 23)
  81. Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, miserere nobis - Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world, have mercy on us (Ecclesiastical term)
  82. Alea iacta est - The die has been thrown (Said by Julius Caesar when he crossed with his troops the Rubicon river in 49 BC, despite the refusal of the Roman Senate, thus provoking civil war)
  83. Alere Flammam Veritatis - Encouraging the flame of truth (Motto of the University of Nuevo Leon, Mexico)
  84. Alias - Also known as
  85. Alibi - In another place (Legal term - In legal parlance is used to designate the excuse, namely that a person has not been at the crime scene)
  86. Aliena nobis, nostra plus aliis placent - The things of others are more pleasant for us, and ours more pleasant to them (The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence)
  87. Alieni iuris - Alian right (Legal Term - A person (e.g. a minor) who is legally dependent on another. Compare with sui iuris)
  88. Aliis coluit non sibi - He cultivated for others and not for him (Cicero Orationes)
  89. Aliis si licet, tibi non licet - For others this is permitted, but not for you
  90. Aliis Vivere - Live for others (Motto of the Faculty of Medicine at the National Autonomous University of Mexico)
  91. Aliorum iudicio permulta nobis et facienda et non facienda et mutanda et corrigenda sunt - In the opinion of others, lots of things should be done, omitted, changed and corrected by us (Cicero - de Officiis )
  92. Alios docendo ipsi discimus - We learn teaching other
  93. Alios ego vidi ventos; alias prospexi animo procellas - I've seen other winds; and have faced other storms (Philosophical Term - Cicero Familiares, 12, 25, 5, 12)
  94. Aliquando bonus dormitat Homerus - Sometimes good Homer sleeps (No one is perfect. Even the great poet Homer, the author of the Iliad, can make a mistake.)
  95. Aliquando et insanire iucundum est - Sometimes it is enjoyable to be insane (Seneca De tranquillitate animi XVII 10)
  96. Aliquid quo nihil maius cognitari posit - Somthing which nothing greater can be conceived (Philosophical term - Saint Anselm's argument of the existance of God)
  97. Aliquis latet error - Some trickery lies hidden (Virgil - Aeneid II, 48)
  98. Alis volat propriis - She Flies With Her Own Wings (motto of Oregon)
  99. Aliud est punire, aliud vindicare - One thing is to punish, to vindicate is another (Legal Term Leonard Lessius 1554-1623)
  100. Allere Flammam Veritatis - Let flame of truth shine (Motto of University of Nuevo Leon, Mexico)

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