Latin Proverbs, Mottoes, Phrases, and Words: Group H

(classical-language maxims, slogans, adages, proverbs, and words of wisdom that can still capture our modern imagination)

Expressions of general truths: Latin to English maxims, proverbs, and mottoes

Word entries are from Latin unless otherwise indicated.

Honestas et diligentia.
Honesty and diligence.

Motto of Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

honorarium (s) (noun), honoraria (pl)
Gratuity or financial gift: "After her speech, the guest lecturer was awarded an honorarium in addition to her travel expenses."

"Honoraria are payments or fees presented for professional services on which no fixed prices were set."

"The term honorarium is a short form of honorarium donum, 'a present made on being admitted to an honor'."

hora decubitus; hor. decub. (s) (noun)
At bedtime: "An instruction used in medical-prescription instructions."
hora, H.

Used in medical prescriptions instructions.

Horas non numero nisi serenas. (Latin motto)
Translation: "I count only the hours that are serene."

A 19th century motto which is located on a sundial near Venice by British essayist William Hazlitt.

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