25 Latin Sayings That Will Benefit Your Professional and Daily Life

Latin phrases are one of the first things that come to mind when it comes to saying a lot with few words. Latin words that have survived from ancient times still contain thoughts from which we can learn great lessons.
If you watch the speeches of successful names, you can see that most of them share such phrases from time to time. There is also something like:

Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum viditur.

(The word in Latin sounds profound.)

1) Ipsa scientia potestas est

(Knowledge alone is power.)
2) Materiam superabat opus
(Craft is more important than material.)
3) Audere est facere
(To dare is to do.)
4) Ex falso sequitur quodlibet
(We start from the wrong and arrive at any result we want.)
5) Fortes fortuna juvat ou Audaces fortuna adiuvat
(Luck favors the brave only.)
6) Festina lente!
(Hurry slowly!)
7) A bove ante, ab asino retro, a stulto undique caveto
(Be prepared in front of the ox, behind the donkey, all over the fool.)
8) Labor omnia vincit
(Labor conquers all.)
9) Nemo enim est tam senex qui se annum non putet posse vivere
(No one is too old to think they will live one more year.)
10) Stultum est timere quod vitare non potes
(It is foolish to fear what you cannot afford to prevent.)
11) Corvus oculum corvi non eruit
(A crow does not gouge another crow’s eye.)
12) Flamma fumo est proxima
(There will be no smoke if there is no fire.)
13) Fraus latet in generalibus
(Generalizations are prone to error.)
14) Adversus solem ne loquitor
(Do not speak out against the sun, do not discuss the obvious and certain.)
15) Ab uno disce omnes
(Learn everything from anything.)
16) aut disc
(Learn or leave.)
17) Bonitas non est pessimis esse meliorem
(Being good doesn’t mean being better than worst.)
18) Contraria contraiis curantur
(Contrasts are good for contrasts.)
19) Docendo discimus
(He who teaches learns.)
20) Gutta cavat lapidem non vi, sed sæpe cadendo
(It is not the strength of the water to pierce the stone, but its continuity.)
21) Humanius est deridere vitamin quam deplorare
(Laughing at life is more human than crying for life.)
22) Increscunt animi, virescit volnere virtus
(A single wound deepens the spiritual, cultivates the virtues.)
23) Ira furor brevis est
(Resentment is short madness.)
24) Memento audere semper
(Remember to always try and dare.)
25) Memento mori

(Remember that you are mortal.)

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