25 Of The Coolest Phrases Ever Uttered In Latin

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Latin is one of those languages that can make just about anything sound good. Of course, your high school Latin class may not have been the most exciting of your subjects, but surely you at least learned something useful. No? Well, okay, to cheer you up, here are 25 Of The Coolest Phrases Ever Uttered In Latin!

25

“Ex nihilo nihil fit”

nothingSource: wikipedia

“Out of nothing comes nothing”

24

“Mundus vult decipi, ergo decipiatur”

truth and liesSource: wikipedia, Image: pixabay.com (public domain)

“The world wants to be deceived, so let it be deceived”

23

“Memento mori”

skullSource: wikipedia, Image: pixabay.com (public domain)

“Remember death”

22

"Etiam si omnes, ego non"

fishagainstthecurrentSource: wikipedia, Image: shutterstock

”Even if everyone does it, I do not”

21

“Audiatur et altera pars"

listenSource: wikipedia

“Always hear the other side”


20

"Si tacuisses, philosophus mansisses"

silenceSource: wikipedia

“If you had kept your silence, you would have stayed a philosopher”

19

“Invictus maneo”

unconqueredSource: wikipedia

“I remain unconquered”

18

“Fortes fortuna adiuvat.”

lionSource: wikipedia, Image: pixabay.com (public domain)

“Fortune favors the brave”

17

“Dolor hic tibi proderit olim”

painSource: wikipedia

“Someday this pain will be useful to you”

16

“Cogito Ergo Sum”

brainSource: wikipedia, Image: pixabay.com (public domain)

“I think, therefore I am”

15

"Oderint dum metuant"

hateSource: wikipedia

“They can hate me as long as they fear me”

14

"Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?”

towerSource: wikipedia

“Who watches the watchmen?”

13

“Sic transit gloria”

sunsetSource: wikipedia, Image: pixabay.com (public domain)

“Glory fades”

12

“Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus”

dragonSource: wikipedia, Image: commons.wikimedia.org (public domain)

“Never tickle a sleeping dragon”

11

“Utinam barbari spacium proprium tuum invadant”

barbariansSource: wikipedia, Image: commons.wikimedia.org (public domain)

“May barbarians invade your personal space”

10

“In vino veritas”

wineSource: wikipedia

“There is truth in wine”

9

“Si vis pacem, para bellum”

300Source: wikipedia

“If you want peace, prepare for war”

8

“Pacta sunt servanda”

hand-shakeSource: wikipedia, Image: pixabay (public domain)

“Agreements must be kept”

7

"Non ducor, duco"

leaderSource: wikipedia

“I am not lead, I lead”

6

“Quando omni flunkus moritati”

horseSource: wikipedia

“When all else fails, play dead”

5

"Quid quid latine dictum sit, altum viditur"

latinSource: wikipedia

“Whatever is said in Latin, sounds profound”

4

"Dum Spiro, Spero"

hopeSource: wikipedia, Image: pixabay.com (public domain)

“Whilst I breathe, I hope”

3

"Tua mater latior quam Rubicon est"

rubiconSource: wikipedia, Image: commons.wikimedia.org (public domain)

“Your mother is wider than the Rubicon”

2

"Carpe diem cras"

carpe diemSource: wikipedia, Image: pixabay.com (public domain)

“Seize the day tomorrow”

1

"Aut inveniam viam aut faciam"

roadSource: wikipedia, Image: www.publicdomainpictures.net (public domain)

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