Latin Phrases and Quotes
Starting with phrase number 2126

  1. Meditationes de cognitione, veritate et ideis - Reflections on the knowledge, truth and ideas (Work of Leibniz)
  2. 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 )
  3. Melior est canis vivus leone mortuo - Better a live dog than a dead lion
  4. Melior est im via, amor Dei quam Dei cognitio - In this live it is better to love God, than to know him (Saint Thomas Aquinas)
  5. Melior est in inferno regnare quam in coelo servire - It is better to reign in hell, than to serve in heaven (John Milton)
  6. Melioribus annis - In better times
  7. Melius esse iudicans pharisaeorum displicere iudicio et episcoporum iussionibus deservire - It is better to oppose the judgment of the Pharisees and to obey the ordinances of bishops (St. Jerome)
  8. Melius est flerisse quam flere - It is better to have cried, than to cry
  9. Melius est habere quam habuisse - It is better to have, than to have had
  10. Melius est pede quam labi lingua - It is better to slip with the foot, than with the tongue
  11. Mellita domi adsum - Honey, I'm hom
  12. Memento homo, quia pulvis eris et in pulverem reverteris - Remember man, that you are dust and to dust you return (Ecclesiastical term - Used in the ceremony of the imposition of Ash Wednesday - Vulgate, Genesis 3.19)
  13. Memento mei - Remember Me (Ecclesiastical term - Words that a priest says to another when he goes to celebrate mass)
  14. Memento mori - Remember that you must die
  15. Memento vivere - Remember that you are alive (Philosophical term)
  16. Memoria minuitur nisi eam exerceas - The memory diminishes, if you don’t exercise it
  17. Mendacem oportet esse memorem - To lie, you must have good memory
  18. Mens agitat molem - The mind moves matter (Virgil)
  19. Mens agitat molens - The mind moves the moles
  20. Mens divinior - Poetic mind
  21. Mens et cor homo est - The man is mind and heart (Vicente Garcia L - the man is not just body and mind only, but both together)
  22. Mens legis - Will of the legislature (Legal term)
  23. Mens Rea - Guilty mind (Legal term which is used in common law, it comes from the Latin phrase, "actus non facit reum nisi mens sit rea", which means "the act will not make a person guilty, unless the mind is also guilty ".)
  24. Mens sana in corpore sano - Healthy mind, healthy body (Decimus Junius Juvenalis)
  25. Mente captus - Lack of intelligence
  26. 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)
  27. Meos tam suspicione quam crimine iudico carere oportere - My people should never be suspected of breaking the law (Sentence of Julius Caesar, after divorcing Pompeii in 62 BC)
  28. Mercurii dies - The day of Mercury (Wednesday)
  29. Meus patiens mereo mereor meus optimus - My Patients deserve my best. (Thank you: Edward L Terrell, MD )
  30. Meus ultionis is est meus iustitia - My revenge is my righteousness
  31. Mihi non persuadebis etiamsi cupias - You will not be able to persuade me, no matter how much you want it
  32. Mihi non persuasisset etiamsi cupivisset - You would not been able to persuade me, even if you want it
  33. Mihi quaerit cuius domus esset - My question is, who’s house is it?
  34. Mihi quaestio factus sum - I have become a question to myself (St. Augustine - Confessions X, 33, 50)
  35. Mihi vindicta: ego retribuam, dicit Dominus - Vengeance is mine, I will retribution, says the Lord (Vulgate - extract of the Epistle of Saint Paul to the Romans chapter 12 verse 19. Paul here quotes a verse from the book of Deuteronomy Chap. 32 verse 35 Mea est ultio, et ego retribuam in tempore, in quo labetur pes eorum! Iuxta est dies perditionis, et adesse festinat sors eorum. Vengeance is Mine, and retribution, In due time their foot will slip; For the day of their calamity is near, And the impending things are hastening upon them)
  36. Mihi vivere Christus est - My life is Christ
  37. Miles emeritus - Retired soldier (Soldiers of the ancient Rome. Under the Republic, the retired soldier received a lot of land, usually in a colony)
  38. Miles ignote qui fortiter pro aris et focis invictus occubuisti, tibi parens patria illacrimans hoce monumentum dicat devovet peramanter adsumus, adsumus, adsumus miles ignote - Unknown Soldier, who fell bravely fighting undefeated by the altar and the home: with tears in her eyes and endearing love your motherland dedicates and consecrates this monument to you. Present, present, present, Unknown Soldier! (Dedication - Monument to the Unknown Soldier)
  39. 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)
  40. Militia est vita hominis super Terram - The life of man on earth is to work (Vulgate - Book of Job 7, 1)
  41. Militiae domus, inclyta fonsque sofiae - House of the militia and invincible source of wisdom (Motto of the city of Cordoba)
  42. 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)
  43. Minari mortem alicui - Threatening death to someone - (Legal term)
  44. Mingere cum bombis, res est gratissima lumbis - Peeing with a fart, is good for your ass
  45. Minima de malis - The lesser evil (Cicero - if you have choose, pick the lesser of two evils)
  46. Minima est capitis deminutio, cum et civitas et libertas retinetur, sed status hominis commutatur - The reduction of rights is minimal when freedom and citizenship is maintained while changing the legal status of the person (Legal term in ancient Rome)
  47. Minime senuisti! - You have not age
  48. Ministerium iustitiae - Ministry of Justice
  49. Minor sive media est capitis deminutio, cum civitas amittitur,libertas retinetur - A decrease in rights is when a person loses citizenship without loosing freedom (Legal term in ancient Rome)
  50. Mirabile dictu - Wonderful story
  51. Mirabile visu - Admirable thing to see
  52. Mirabilis cena - Strange dinner
  53. Miracula non sunt multiplicanda sine necesitate - Miracles are not duplicated, with out a necessity
  54. Mirari solebam istum in his ipsis rebus aliquem sensum habere - I was amazed that he had any sense in these very matters (Cicero)
  55. Mirum somnium somniavi - I dreamed a wonderful dream
  56. Misa de requiem - Masses of dead (Ecclesiastical term)
  57. Misae solemnes - Solemn masses (Ecclesiastical term )
  58. Miscere falsa veris, vinum aqua - To mix the false with the true, the wine with water. (To say half-truths)
  59. Mixti fori - Mixed court (Ecclesiastical and secular)
  60. Mobilis in mobile - Moving in the moving environment (Motto of Nautilus, Captain Nemo's ship)
  61. Modicae fidei, quare dubitasti? - Man of little faith, why do you hesitate? (Vulgate - Said by Jesus Christ - Matthew 14, 33 - Jesus is mad with Peter’s refusal to walk on water)
  62. 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)
  63. Modus faciendi - The manner of doing (Legal term)
  64. Modus operandi - Mode of operation (Legal term - Referring the manner a criminal commits a crime - Abbreviated as MO)
  65. Modus ponendo ponens / Modus ponens - Mode that affirms by affirming (Philosophical term - Way of logical deduction: the union of two premises such as "If it rains, we will go to the beach" and "It rains". By combining these two by Modus Ponens, it can be concluded that: "We will go to the beach")
  66. Modus ponendo tollens - Mode which affirms by denying (Philosophical term)
  67. Modus tollendo ponens - Mode which denies by affirming (Philosophical term)
  68. Modus tollendo tollens - Mode which denies by denying (Philosophical term)
  69. Modus vivendi - Way of life (Legal term - Especially criminals)
  70. Mondi nuovi - New worlds
  71. Monitos etiam atque etiam volo - I want to warn again and again (Cicero - Second Catilinaria)
  72. Montani Semper Liber - Mountain always free (Motto Bucaramanga, Colombia)
  73. 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)
  74. Mora creditoris - Noncompliance attributable to the creditor (Legal term)
  75. More maiorum - According to the custom of the ancestors (Legal term)

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