Latin Proverbs, Mottoes, Phrases, and Words: Group V
(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
All entries are from Latin unless otherwise indicated.
Another interpretation: "Life is mostly a matter of luck."
Speaking with the living voice. A viva voce examination is one in which the respondent gives spoken answers instead of written responses.
Don't count on living tomorrow. Vive hodie!
Farewell. Also presented as: Vive valeque, "Live and be well."
Motto of the former kingdom of Ethiopia.
Another translation: "With difficulty do I call these things ours."
Found on tombstones, usually as Vixit […] annos. He/She lived [a certain number of] years.
Motto on the original State seal of Nevada, USA.
Also see Deo volente.
Also translated as, "Sensual pleasures".
Also: "As time goes by."
Motto of Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA.