Latin Phrases and Quotes
Starting with phrase number 461

  1. Bibere humanum est, ergo bibamus - To drink is human; therefore, let us drink
  2. Bis - Two times (Indication that the verse is to be repeated)
  3. Bis dat qui cito dat - The one who gives quickly, gives twice
  4. Bis de eadem re ne sit actio - The action cannot be brought over again (Legal term - Any attempt to obtain a judicial rehearing of the same question)
  5. Bis miser est ille qui ante felix fuit - Twice miserable is the one who was happy before (Syrus - Sententiae)
  6. Bis pueri senes - Old men are twice children (Erasmus Adagia I, 5, 36)
  7. Bis repetita placent - The things, that are repeated again and again, are pleasent (Inspired from Horace - Ars poetica - haec deciens repetita placebit)
  8. Bis vincit qui se vincit in victoria - He conquers twice who conquers himself in victory (Syrus - Sententiae)
  9. Bona diagnosis, bona curatio - Good diagnosis, good cure (Medical Maxim)
  10. Bona fide - In good faith (Legal term - Documents that establish one's credential)
  11. Bona fides semper praesumitur nissi mala adesse probetur - Good faith is always presumed, if bad faith is not proven (Legal term)
  12. Bona quibus nunc fruimur relinquemus - We will relinquish the fruits that we enjoy no
  13. Bona Terra, Bona Gens, Clarum Coelum, Aqua Clara - Good Earth, Good People, Clear sky, Clear water (Motto of Aguascalientes, Mexico)
  14. Bonae fidei possessor suos facit fructus consumptos - The possessor in good faith makes his the fruits consumed (Legal term - Possession is ninth tens of the law)
  15. Bone Deus! - Good God!
  16. Boni viri - Good Men
  17. Bonis nocet qui malis parcet - Goodness injures what evil spares (Seneca - De Moribus, 114 - Goodness discourages what evil doesn't discourage)
  18. Bonitas non est pessimis esse meliorem - It is not goodness to be better than the worst
  19. Bonitas sine disciplina, mater delictorum est - Kindness without discipline is the mother of all crime
  20. Bonorum vita vacua est metu - The life of good men is free from fear
  21. Bonum commune praeminet bono singulari unius personae - The common good is more important than the particular good (Legal and Ethical term - Saint Thomas Aquinas - It is, or should be, one of the most important social principles for the state, and foundation of Administrative Law)
  22. Bonum ex integra causa, malum ex quocunque defectu - An action is good only if each element in it is good; It is bad if any one of those elements is bad (Legal and Ethical term - Saint Thomas Aquinas)
  23. Bonum vinum laetificat cor homini - Good wine gladdens a person's heart
  24. Bonum virum facile crederes, magnum libenter - You might believe a good man easily, a great man with pleasure (Tacitus)
  25. Bonus Comes - A Good Count (or Companion) (Pope Adrian V (1276) motto, according to Saint Malachy prophecies)
  26. Bos Albanus in Portu - Alban Bull in the Port (Pope Alexander VI (1492-1503) motto, according to Saint Malachy prophecies)
  27. Bos Pascens - Grazing Ox (Pope Callixtus III (1455-1458) motto, according to Saint Malachy prophecies)
  28. Bovem eximium Marti immolavit - Sacrificed a magnificent bull to Mar
  29. Breve et irreparabile tempus omnibus est vitae - Everyone's lifespan is brief and unalterable
  30. Brevi manu - With short hand (Legal term - Without legal warrant - Ownership by possession - Compare with longa manu)
  31. Brevior saltare cum deformibus mulieribus est vita - Life is too short to dance with ugly women
  32. Brevis esse laboro, obscurus fio - If I labor to become brief, I become obscure
  33. Brevis oratio et longa manducatio - Short speech and long meal
  34. Bruta fulmina et vana - Thunderbolts that strike blindly and in vain (Pliny the Elder - Naturalis Historia II)
  35. Caeca invidia est - Envy is blind (Livy)
  36. Caecis hoc clarum est - It is clear, even for the blind
  37. Caecum odium - Hate is blind
  38. Caecus amor prolis - The love for children is blind
  39. Caecus non iudicat de coloribus - The blind don't judge colors
  40. Caeli enarram glorian dei - The heavens proclaim the glory of Go
  41. Caelo tonantem credidimus iovem regnare - When we heard thunder, we though Jupiter reigned (Horace, Odes III)
  42. Caelum mihi lex - Heaven is my law (Inscribed in a sun dial)
  43. Caelum non animun mutant qui trans mare currunt - They who run across the sea change their sky, not their spirit
  44. Caelum stat, terra moveatur - Sky stands, earth moves
  45. Caesar decimae legioni indulgebat - Caesar was lenient with the tenth legion
  46. Caesar misit legatos qui nuntiarent hoc consilium - Caesar sent ambassadors to announce this determination
  47. Caesar, non super grammaticos - Caesar, (you have) no (authority) over the grammarians
  48. Caesarem vehis, Caesarique fortunam - You carry Caesar and Caesar's fortune (Julius Caesar said this words on a stormy voyage across the Adriatic Sea to pirates who had kidnapped him. These pirates would ask for a reward of 20 bars of gold, but Cesar insisted that they charged 50 for him. After Caesar was released, Caesar and his troops captured these pirates and crucified them - It was said to a Captain attempting to bring Caesar (in disguise) back to Italia, in search of Marcus Antonius and the bulk of Caesar's army. Not Pirates... He told them "I will return & crucify you all.." - Thank you: S. Scott Fain
  49. Caetera desideratum - The rest is wished
  50. Caetera desunt - The rest is wanting
  51. Calamitas nulla sola - Misfortune does not come alone
  52. Calamo currente - With a running pen (Without thinking - Excuse for an errata)
  53. Calumniare est falsa crimina intendere - Slander is a false crime charge (Legal term)
  54. Calvus turpis nihil compton - Nothing more despicable than a bald-man who pretends to have hair
  55. Campi partitio - Distribution of land
  56. Campus - Field (Academic term - University grounds)
  57. Candide et constanter - Honest and consistent
  58. Canis Canem Edit - Dog eat dog
  59. Canis domi ferocissimus - The dog in his home is very fierce
  60. Canis et Coluber - Dog and Adder). Leo XII (1823-1829) motto, according to Saint Malachy prophecies)
  61. Canis habet oculos, cor cervi - The eyes of a dog, the heart of a deer.
  62. Canis maior - Greater dog (Alpha dog - Name of a constellation)
  63. Canis meus id comedit - My dog ate it (Excuse to what happen to your homework)
  64. Canis Minor - Lesser Dog (Name of a constellation)
  65. Canis timidus vehementius latrat quam mordet - A timid dog barks more fiercely than he bites (Curtis Rufus, De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni VII)
  66. Canonicus ex Latere - A Canon From the Lateran (Pope Honorius III (1216-1227) motto, according to Saint Malachy prophecies)
  67. Canta et ambula - Sing and walk
  68. Cantabridgienses - Student of the Cambridge University
  69. Cantabrum indoctum iuga ferre nostra - The Cadiz tribe, not used to bearing our yoke (Horace - Odes II, 6)
  70. Canticum - Song (Musical accompaniment, in Roman Theater, to an easily distinguished lyrical vocal part)
  71. Canticum Simeonis - Song to Simon (Clasical song performed by Domenico Puccini)
  72. Cantilenam eandem canis - Singing the same song
  73. Cantus est cum laude Dei - It is a song with praise of God
  74. Capitis deminutio - Lowering of status (Legal term - Civil death: Lose of liberty, citizenship or family ties)
  75. Caput ieiunii - Beginning of the fast (Ecclesiastical term - Ash Wednesday)

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