Mottoes and Quotations:

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  1. ars artis gratia
    • art for the sake of art
    • Metro- Goldwyn - Mayer logo
  2. cave canem
    • beware of the dog
    • found on a mosaic in Pompeii
  3. e pluribus unum
    • from many, one
    • U.S. -- found on all coin
  4. Annuit Coeptis
    • he (God) looks with favor on our undertakings
    • found on $1 bill
  5. Novus Ordo Seclorum
    • A new order of the ages
    • - found on $1 bill
  6. semper fidelis
    - always faithful --U.S. Marine Corps
  7. semper paratus
    always prepared -- U.S. Coast Guard
  8. veni, vidi, vic
    - I came, I saw, I conquered -- Julius Caesar
  9. errare humanum est
    to err is human -- Seneca
  10. carpe diem
    seize the day -- Horace
  11. ars longa, vita brevis -
    art is long, life is short -- Horace
  12. et tu, Brute! -
    - even you, Brutus -- Julius Caesar
  13. festina lente
    make haste slowly -- Augustus
  14. in hoc signo vinces
    by this sign you will conquer -- Constantine saw this in the sky before the battle of the Milvian Bridge
  15. mens sana in corpore sano
    a sound mind in a sound body -- Juvenal
  16. . A mari usque ad mare
    from sea to sea -- National motto of Canada
  17. citius, altius, fortius
    - swifter, higher, stronger -- motto of modern Olympics
  18. alea iacta est
    the die is cast – Caesar, as he was about to cross the Rubicon
  19. veni, vidi, vici
    – I came, I saw, I conquered – Caesar
  20. Audentis Fortuna iuvat.
    Fortune favors the brave. Virgil
  21. Rident stolidi verba Latina
    ~ Fools laugh at the Latin language.----Ovid
  22. Nec verbum verbo curabis reddere fidus interpres.
    As a true translator you will take care not to translate word for word.----Horace
  23. Difficile est tenere quae acceperis nisi exerceas
    ~ It is difficult to retain what you may have learned unless you should practice it.----Pliny the Younge
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