Latin Proverbs, Mottoes, Phrases, and Words: Group P
(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.
Motto of Baylor University, Waco, Texas, USA is also given as "For Church, For Texas" and was adopted in 1851 (according to Baylor's Internet Home Page).
Form; as a matter of form. In commercial use, it is an account drawn up to show the market value of certain products.Used for importing products, a pro forma invoice must sometimes be presented in advance to arrange for payment or permits.
It is understood that this preliminary estimate may not be as exact as the actual invoice to be presented later as the final bill to be paid.
Motto of Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA.
Motto of Denver University, Colorado, USA.
For as much as may be; as far as it goes; to that extent.
From Decimus Iunius (Junius) Iuvenalis (Juvenalis) (c. A.D. 60-117); Saturae, I, 74; who attacked the vices of the plutocrats, the wickedness and immorality of women and foreigners (particularly Greeks), and grieves about the decline of the ancient aristocratic virtues.
Literally, "the profane multitude" or "morally corrupt by intemperance or sensuality".
Assuming a future act as already bearing consequences; any notion that arises spontaneously in the mind, as distinguished from concepts resulting from conscious reflections.