Latin Phrases and Quotes
Starting with phrase number 461

  1. Asinus asinum fricat - Jackass rubs jackass (When two people overly praise each other)
  2. Asinus in tegulis - Ass on the housetop (It applies to people of low intelligence in high positions of a hierarchy)
  3. Assem habeas, assem valeas - Have an ace, and you will be worth an ace (You are worth as much as you have)
  4. Assisa panis et cervisiae - Tax on bread and beer (Refers to an English law in the thirteenth century, during the Middle Ages, where this tax was used to regulate the price of these products)
  5. Assumpta Est Maria in caelo Alleluja, Alleluja - Mary is elevated to heaven. Hallelujah, Hallelujah (Assumption of the Virgin Mary - August 15)
  6. Astra inclinant, non necessitant - The stars incline; they do not determine
  7. Asumpsit tuas responsabilitates - Take charge (Philosophical Term - Assume your responsibilities)
  8. At ubi venit plenitudo temporis misit Deus Filium suum factum ex muliere, factum sub lege - But, when the time was fully come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born subject to Law (Vulgate - Galatians 4, 4)
  9. Athenea fuerunt lumen orbis - Athens was the torch's world (Seneca)
  10. Athleta Christi - Champion of Christ
  11. Atila, flagellum Dei, malleus orbis - Attila the Scourge of God, the hammer of the world (This is how the leader of the Huns was known, because of his devastating presence in the West in the V century AD)
  12. Attende Domine, et miserere quia peccavimus tibi - Hear us, O Lord, and have mercy, for we have sinned against Thee (Ecclesiastical term - Gregorian Chant)
  13. Attingere caelum digito - Touch the sky with a finger (Motto of the Technical School of Command, Control and Telecommunications (EMACOT) of the Spanish arm forces)
  14. Auctor Ignotus - Unknown Author (Unattributed)
  15. Auctoritas ad roboranda illa quae in contentionem veniunt, minus idonea iudicatur - The authority of these books is not judged sufficient to support disputed matters (St. Jerome - Prologue to the Book of Judith)
  16. Audaces Fortuna iuvat - Fortune favors the bold (Those who risk, usually win)
  17. Audacter et sincere - Boldly and sincerely
  18. Audax at fidelis - Bold but Faithful (Motto of Queensland, Australia)
  19. Audax et cautus - Bold and cautious
  20. Audax Iapeti genus - 'Bold, the clan of Lapetus (Horace - Odes I)
  21. Aude Sapere - Dare to Know (Motto written on the coat of arms of the Polytechnic Academy Aeronautics Air Force of Chile)
  22. Audentis fortuna iuuat - Fortune favors the bold (Virgil - Aeneid X, 284)
  23. Audere est facere - To dare is to do (Motto of Tottenham Hotspur F.C.)
  24. Audi et alteram partem - Let us hear the other side (Legal term)
  25. Audi Iuppiter et tu Iane Quirine dique omnes caelestes vosque terrestres vosque inferni audite - Hear, O Jupiter and you too, Janus-Quirino also, and all the celestial, terrestrial, and infernal gods, hear (Livy Book I - Declaration of war)
  26. Audi, vide, tace, si tu vis vivere - Listen, Look, be silent, if you wish to liv
  27. Audiatur et altera pars - Also listen to the other party
  28. Audibus piis ophensiva - Offense to pious ears
  29. Auferat hora duos eadem - Let the same hour take us both (Ovid - Metamorphoses, VIII)
  30. Auget largiendo - Increases by giving
  31. Aura popularis - Popular breeze (Cicero - Oratio De Harvspicvm Responso)
  32. Aurea aetas - Golden age (Ovid - Metamorphoses I, 89)
  33. Aurea mediocritas - Golden mediocrity (Horace - Odes II, 5 - Person who does not show excess heroism or cowardice, and tries to avoid complications with anything or anyone. It is a wily behavior, rather than engage with political ideologies, social, religious, sports, and so on)
  34. Aures habent et non audient - They have ears and hear not
  35. Auri sacra fames! - Holy lust for gold (Virgil - Aeneid III, 57)
  36. Aurora Musis amica - Dawn is friend of the muses (The early bird gets the warm)
  37. Aurum firmissimas sententias mutat - Gold changes the strongest opinions (Refers to the corrupting power of gold and money)
  38. Ausi sumus uti in hoc loco Danielis exemplo, non ignorantes, quoniam in hebraeo positum non est, sed quoniam in Ecclesiis tenetur - We know that this sample text of the life of Daniel is not in the Hebrew text, but we use it, because it is accepted in the Churches (St. Jerome)
  39. Austria est imperare orbi universo (A.E.I.O.U.) - It is Austria's imperative to rule the world (Motto of Frederick III of Austria, also in German: Alles Endreich ist Osterreich Unterthan - Abbreviated as A.E.I.O.U.)
  40. Aut Caesar aut nihil - Caesar or nothing (Motto of Ceasere Borgia 1476-1507)
  41. Aut concilio, aut ense - By counsel or by the sword (Old motto of Chile, Now it is: "Por la razón o la fuerza" or "By reason or by force")
  42. Aut dedere aut iudicare - Either extradite or prosecute (Legal Term - International law)
  43. Aut insanit homo, aut versus facit - The mad is either insane or he is composing verses (Horace Satirae, II, )
  44. Aut liberi, aut libri - Either children or books (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) - German philospher)
  45. Aut regem, aut fatuum nasci oportet - One Ought to Be Born a King or a Fool (Seneca - Apocolocyntosis, I, 1)
  46. Aut tace aut loquere meliora silentio - Be quiet, or say something better than silence (Philosophical term)
  47. Aut viam inveniam aut faciam - I will find the way, or I will make one (Philosophical Term - This phrase was said by Anibal when his general told him it was impossible to cross the Alps)
  48. Aut vincere, aut mori - Either conquer or die (Motto of several generals of the Roman empire)
  49. Auxilio ab alto - By help from up high
  50. Auxilium christianorum - Help of Christians (Ecclesiastical Term -Litany of the Virgin - Litany is a series of short petitions and exhortations sung or said by deacon or priest. This is one of the four that advocates Mary, the helper)
  51. Avaritia studium pecuniae habet - Greed has thirst for money (Gaius Sallustius Crispus)
  52. Ave atque vale! - Hello and Goodbye
  53. Ave, Caesar - Hail Caesar
  54. Ave Caesar! Morituri te salutant - Hail Caesar, those who are about to die salute you (Gladiator's Salute)
  55. Ave, color vini clari! Ave, sapor sine pariˇ - Hail, color of clear wine! Hail, taste without equal (Hymn - Juan Ponce, c. 1590)
  56. Ave Maria, gratia plena, dominus tecum, benedicta tu in mulieribus, et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Jesus - Hail Mary, full of grace, our Lord is with thee, blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus (Ecclesiastical term - First part of The Hail Mary)
  57. Avis Ostiensis - Bird of Ostia (Pope Gregory IX (1227-1241) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - He was cardinal Bishop of Ostia, and his coat of arms depict an eagle)
  58. Axis in Medietate Signi - An Axis in the Midst of Signs (Pope Sixtus V (1585-1590) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - This phrase describes the Pope's coat of arms)
  59. Baccalaurei in Artibus - Bachelor of Arts (Academic term - University Degree abbreviated as BA)
  60. Baccalaurei in Scientiis - Bachelor of Science (Academic term - University Degree abbreviated as BS)
  61. Balaenae nobis conservandae sunt! - Save the Whale
  62. Barba tenus sapientes - Bearded, therefore wise (Sarcastic term for a fool, someone with no more sign of wisdom than a beard)
  63. Barbarus hic ego sum, quia non intellegor ulli - Here I am a foreigner because no one understands me (Ovid - Tristia V - The poet Ovid expressed a sense of alienation since he was not understood in his own land)
  64. Beatae memoriae - Of blessed memory (Bede, Historiam Ecclesiasticam Gentis Anglorum, V)
  65. Beati Hispani quibus bibere vivere est - Lucky the Spaniards, for whom living is drinking (Julius Caesar)
  66. Beati mundo corde: quoniam ipsi Deum videbunt - Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God (Vulgate - Matthew 5:8)
  67. Beati pauperes spiritu quoniam ipsorum est regnum caelorum - Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven (Vulgate - Matthew 5,3)
  68. Beati possidentes - Blessed are those who have (Legal Term - "Possession is nine points of the law")
  69. Beatius est magis dare quam accipere - It is more blessed to give than to receive (Vulgate - Acts 20, 35 - Said by Jesus)
  70. Beatus est qui non caret de amici - Blessed is he who is not without friends
  71. Beatus ille - Happy is the man (Horace - Epodes II, 1)
  72. Beatus ille quem vivere in locus amoenus et carpe diem - Fortunate is the one who lives in a pleasant place and captures the day. (Philosophical term - A mix of several famous phrases to describe a simple way of live: to be happy, without seeking more wealth than those who are around you)
  73. Beatus vir qui non abiit in consilio impiorum - Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked (Vulgate - Psalm 1,1)
  74. Beatus vir qui post aurum non abiit - Blessed is the man who does not follow the path of gold
  75. Beatus vir qui suffert tentationem - Blessed is the man who endures temptation

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