Latin Proverbs, Mottoes, Phrases, and Words: Group Q
(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.
Quot linguas calles, tot homines vales.
As many languages as you know, so many separate individuals you are worth.
You are worth as many different people as the number of languages you know. Attributed to Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor.
Directions used in medicine for prescriptions.