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Latin proverb

Latin proverb

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Latin Quotes

Death has the last word.

Mors ultima ratio.

To err is human.

Errare Humanum est.

The king can do no wrong.

Rex non potest peccare.

Tough law but still a law.

Dura lex, sed lex.

Fame flies.

Fama volat.

Much, not many.

Multum, non multa.

meaning: take much care but not of many things; [replace 'take care' with 'learn' or whatever]

The name is an omen.

Nomen est omen.

Not who but what.

Non quis, sed quid.

A rich man is either a knave, or the heir of a knave.

Dives aut iniquus est, aut iniqui haeres.

A beard does not make a philosopher.

Barba non facit philosophum.

What harms, often teaches.

Quod nocet, saepe docet.

The beaten path is the safe path.

Via trita, via tuta.

Man is wolf to man.

Lupus est homo homini.


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