Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Latin Phrases of the Month

They pretty much speak for themselves...

pulvis et umbra sumus
We are dust and shadow

sic vita est
Thus is life

sine scientia ars nihil est
Without knowledge, skill is nothing

quod licet Iovi non licet bovi
What is permitted to Jove is not permitted to an ox

ut desint vires tamen est laudanda voluntas
Even though the power is lacking, the will should be praised

video meliora proboque deteriora sequor
I see and approve of the better things, but I follow the inferior things


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