Top 10 Coolest Latin Phrases and SayingsThe title is self-explanatory. Though Latin may be a language rarely spoken in the modern world despite its influence in the past; it also has several cool phrases to learn just to show off how erudite you are to your friends. Since I've been pretty inactive in this site lately, I might as well post a list before fading into possible inactivity.
A popular Latin phrase associated with Caesar after a quick victory against the rivaling Pontus state.
I think I'll learn Latin.
Famously uttered by Constantine I while marching with his men when he saw a bright light shaped in a cross. - Bolshoy_Brat
The words the Roman assassins uttered when they were murdering Caesar. Probably the last thing Abe Lincoln heard before getting shot by Booth as well.
The state motto of San Paulo, Brazil. Really asserts your alpha male dominance, isn't it? - Bolshoy_Brat
The motto of the United States Marine Corps and the motto bears a lot of truth regarding those fearless men. - Bolshoy_Brat
It is the motto of the United States which really symbolize the many states and differing culture that forms the American melting pot. - Bolshoy_Brat
I could only imagine a stereotypical abusive white cop saying this to a typical BLM activist for some reason.
One of my teachers in high school taught the class this phrase
Although the original meaning of the phrase as a rallying cry for Ancient Roman against Hannibal's forces had since then been obsolete, it is still used as a term to describe your zeal in furthering a cause. - Bolshoy_Brat
One of the most iconic quotes.
A reminder that death is inevitable
Or "truth never dies". or "Truth never expires" - Seneca
Even the most experienced make mistakes.
In other words do not procrastinate.
May have been said by Caesar (according to Roman historians) when he and his army crossed the Rubicon river and entered Italy which defied the Senate's orders. The quote means that a risky choice has been initiated to the point of no return.
Opposite of memento mori. The message tells that life is short so enjoy it if you can.