Latin Proverbs, Mottoes, Phrases, and Words: Group A
(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.
An inseparable friend [your other self].
The idea is that an alter ego may be considered as speaking or acting for the other self within oneself.
A description of a completely trustworthy friend, an alter ego both of which convey the same meaning.
Anyone who is your alter idem, or alter ego, is your inseparable friend.
Medical directions on a prescription.
A medical instruction with a prescription.
Motto of Highgate School, U.K.
Motto of the University of Salford, Salford, U.K.
Motto of Warwick School, U.K.
Another translation: "Still waters run deep."
Graduates and former students of a coeducational institution are generally referred to by this masculine plural form, i.e. alumni.