veri-, ver-

(Latin: true, truth, real, truthfulness)

Veritas simplex oratio est.
The language of truth is simple.

According to Sir Walter Scott:

Oh, what a tangled web we weave,
When first we practice to deceive!
Veritas vincit.
The truth overcomes.

Motto of Southern Missionary College, Collegedale, Tennessee, USA.

Veritas vos liberabit.
The truth shall make you free.

Motto of The Johns Hopkins University, USA and Bayview Glen School, Ontario, Canada. Another version of this motto, Veritas liberabit vos, "The truth will set you free" is the motto of Saint Augustine's College, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.


Motto of Manatee Jr. College, Bradenton, Florida, USA.

Translation: "Truth/morals/knowledge."

Motto of East Texas Baptist College, Marshall, Texas, USA.

Veritatis et acquitatis tenax.
Perservering in truth and justice.
1. The quality of being true or real.
2. Something that is true, especially a statement or principle that is accepted as a fact.
1. An adverb that is used in front of adjectives and adverbs to emphasize their meanings.
2. Indicates an extreme position or extreme point in time.
3. Exactly the right or appropriate person or thing, or exactly the same person or thing.
4. Used before nouns to emphasize seriousness or importance.
Via veritas et vita.
The way, the truth, and the life.

Motto of Felician College, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Vincit omnia veritas.
Truth conquers everything.

Motto of Compton Community College, Compton, California, USA; and it is also translated as "Truth conquers all things".

There is also a shorter version: Vincit veritas, "Truth wins out."

Vir, veritas, vox. (Latin)
Translation: "Man, truth, voice."

Motto of California State Universities and Colleges, California, USA.