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Mr Quan Dang Nguyen

Resumo da Biografia Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know
  1. a posteriori — from the latter; knowledge or justification is dependent on experience or empirical evidence
  2. a priori — from what comes before; knowledge or justification is independent of experience
  3. acta non verba — deeds, not words
  4. ad hoc — to this — improvised or made up
  5. ad hominem — to the man; below-the-belt personal attack rather than a reasoned argument
  6. ad honorem — for honor
  7. ad infinitum — to infinity
  8. ad nauseam — used to describe an argument that has been taking place to the point of nausea
  9. ad victoriam — to victory; more commonly translated into “for victory,” this was a battle cry of the Romans
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  1. alea iacta est — the die has been cast
  2. alias — at another time; an assumed name or pseudonym
  3. alibi — elsewhere
  4. alma mater — nourishing mother; used to denote one’s college/university
  5. amor patriae — love of one’s country
  6. amor vincit omnia — love conquers all
  7. annuit cœptis –He (God) nods at things being begun; or “he approves our undertakings,” motto on the reverse of the Great Seal of the United States and on the back of the United States one-dollar bill
  8. ante bellum — before the war; commonly used in the Southern United States as antebellum to refer to the period preceding the American Civil War
  9. ante meridiem — before noon; A.M., used in timekeeping
  10. aqua vitae — water of life; used to refer to various native distilled beverages, such as whisky (uisge beatha) in Scotland and Ireland, gin in Holland, and brandy (eau de vie) in France
  11. arte et marte — by skill and valour
  12. astra inclinant, sed non obligant — the stars incline us, they do not bind us; refers to the strength of free will over astrological determinism
  13. audemus jura nostra defendere — we dare to defend our rights; state motto of Alabama
  14. audere est facere — to dare is to do
  15. audio — I hear
  16. aurea mediocritas — golden mean; refers to the ethical goal of reaching a virtuous middle ground between two sinful extremes
  17. auribus teneo lupum — I hold a wolf by the ears; a common ancient proverb; indicates that one is in a dangerous situation where both holding on and letting go could be deadly; a modern version is, “to have a tiger by the tail”
  18. aut cum scuto aut in scuto — either with shield or on shield; do or die, “no retreat”; said by Spartan mothers to their sons as they departed for battle
  19. aut neca aut necare — either kill or be killed
  20. aut viam inveniam aut faciam — I will either find a way or make one; said by Hannibal, the great ancient military commander
  21. barba non facit philosophum — a beard doesn’t make one a philosopher
  22. bellum omnium contra omnes — war of all against all
  23. bis dat qui cito dat — he gives twice, who gives promptly; a gift given without hesitation is as good as two gifts
  24. bona fide — good faith
  25. bono malum superate — overcome evil with good
  26. carpe diem — seize the day
  27. caveat emptor — let the buyer beware; the purchaser is responsible for checking whether the goods suit his need
  28. circa — around, or approximately
  29. citius altius forties — faster, higher, stronger; modern Olympics motto
  30. cogito ergo sum — “I think therefore I am”; famous quote by Rene Descartes
  31. contemptus mundi/saeculi — scorn for the world/times; despising the secular world, the monk or philosopher’s rejection of a mundane life and worldly values
  32. corpus christi — body of Christ
  33. corruptissima re publica plurimae leges — when the republic is at its most corrupt the laws are most numerous; said by Tacitus
  34. creatio ex nihilo — creation out of nothing; a concept about creation, often used in a theological or philosophical context
  35. cura te ipsum — take care of your own self; an exhortation to physicians, or experts in general, to deal with their own problems before addressing those of others
  36. curriculum vitae — the course of one’s life; in business, a lengthened resume
  37. de facto — from the fact; distinguishing what’s supposed to be from what is reality
  38. deo volente — God willing
  39. deus ex machina — God out of a machine; a term meaning a conflict is resolved in improbable or implausible ways
  40. dictum factum — what is said is done
  41. disce quasi semper victurus vive quasi cras moriturus — learn as if you’re always going to live; live as if tomorrow you’re going to die
  42. discendo discimus — while teaching we learn
  43. docendo disco, scribendo cogito — I learn by teaching, think by writing
  44. ductus exemplo — leadership by example
  45. ducunt volentem fata, nolentem trahunt — the fates lead the willing and drag the unwilling; attributed to Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  46. dulce bellum inexpertis — war is sweet to the inexperienced
  47. dulce et decorum est pro patria mori — it is sweet and fitting to die for your country
  48. dulcius ex asperis — sweeter after difficulties
  49. e pluribus unum — out of many, one; on the U.S. seal, and was once the country’s de facto motto
  50. emeritus — veteran; retired from office
  51. ergo — therefore
  52. et alii — and others; abbreviated et al.
  53. et cetera — and the others
  54. et tu, Brute? — last words of Caesar after being murdered by friend Brutus in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, used today to convey utter betrayal
  55. ex animo — from the heart; thus, “sincerely”
  56. ex libris — from the library of; to mark books from a library
  57. ex nihilo — out of nothing
  58. ex post facto — from a thing done afterward; said of a law with retroactive effect
  59. faber est suae quisque fortunae — every man is the artisan of his own fortune; quote by Appius Claudius Caecus
  60. fac fortia et patere — do brave deeds and endure
  61. fac simile — make alike; origin of the word “fax”
  62. flectere si nequeo superos, acheronta movebo — if I cannot move heaven I will raise hell; from Virgil’s Aeneid
  63. fortes fortuna adiuvat — fortune favors the bold
  64. fortis in arduis — strong in difficulties
  65. gloria in excelsis Deo — glory to God in the highest
  66. habeas corpus — you should have the body; a legal term from the 14th century or earlier; commonly used as the general term for a prisoner’s right to challenge the legality of their detention
  67. habemus papam — we have a pope; used after a Catholic Church papal election to announce publicly a successful ballot to elect a new pope
  68. historia vitae magistra — history, the teacher of life; from Cicero; also “history is the mistress of life”
  69. hoc est bellum — this is war
  70. homo unius libri (timeo) — (I fear) a man of one book; attributed to Thomas Aquinas
  71. honor virtutis praemium — esteem is the reward of virtue
  72. hostis humani generis — enemy of the human race; Cicero defined pirates in Roman law as being enemies of humanity in general
  73. humilitas occidit superbiam — humility conquers pride
  74. igne natura renovatur integra — through fire, nature is reborn whole
  75. ignis aurum probat — fire tests gold; a phrase referring to the refining of character through difficult circumstances
  76. in absentia — in the absence
  77. in aqua sanitas — in water there is health
  78. in flagrante delicto — in flaming crime; caught red-handed, or in the act
  79. in memoriam — into the memory; more commonly “in memory of”
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  1. in omnia paratus — ready for anything
  2. in situ — in position; something that exists in an original or natural state
  3. in toto — in all or entirely
  4. in umbra, igitur, pugnabimus — then we will fight in the shade; made famous by Spartans in the battle of Thermopylae and by the movie 300
  5. in utero — in the womb
  6. in vitro — in glass; biological process that occurs in the lab
  7. incepto ne desistam — may I not shrink from my purpose
  8. intelligenti pauca — few words suffice for he who understands
  9. invicta — unconquered
  10. invictus maneo — I remain unvanquished
  11. ipso facto — by the fact itself; something is true by its very nature
  12. labor omnia vincit — hard work conquers all