Monday, May 23, 2016

Latin LOLCat: Money

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Magna vis pecuniae.

Great is the power of money.


Sunday, May 22, 2016

Latin LOLCat: On High

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog. This is a motto of the Conn (Quinn) family. This was supposed to be the seal of the Territory of Minnesota, but typographical errors got in the way; read more here.

Quae sursum, volo videre.

I want to see what is on high.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Latin LOLCat: Books

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Vita sine libris mors est.

A life without books is death.


Friday, May 20, 2016

Latin LOLCat: Angry

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Iratum noli stimulare.

Do not provoke someone who is angry.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Latin LOLCat: Home

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Domi manere convenit felicibus.

It behooves those who are happy to stay home.


Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Latin LOLCat: Appearances

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Re magis quam specie.

The thing itself rather than appearance.


Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Latin LOLCat: Dare!

Here is today's Latin LOLCat: The Latin word audes which you see here gives us the English word "audacity, boldness." More about the etymology here. The words are from Thomas Aquinas, and you can find the saying used as a motto of Saint Ignatius College.  If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Quantum potes, tantum aude.

Dare to do as much as you can do.