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Flashcards in PMAQ Part M Deck (162):
1

aut Cæsar aut nihil

either Cæsar or nothing (motto of Cæsar Borgia)

2

studiis et rebus honestis

by honorable pursuits and studies (motto of the University of Vermont)

3

Joannes est nomen ejus

his name is John (St. Luke 1:63; motto of Puerto Rico)

4

pia desideria

the desire after things religious (motto of the Pietistic movement)

5

fidei defensor

defender of the faith (a motto of the English monarchs)

6

munit hæc et altera vincit

this one defends and the other conquers (motto of Nova Scotia)

7

Deo, Optimo, Maximo (D.O.M.)

to God, the Best, the Greatest (motto of the Benedictines)

8

mens et manus

mind and hand (motto of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

9

multis e gentibus vires

from many peoples, strength (motto of Saskatchewan)

10

spe

with hope (motto of the State University of New York, Buffalo)

11

per undas et ignes fluctuat nec mergitur

through water and fire she goes plunging but is not submerged (a motto of Paris, whose symbol is a boat)

12

alterius non sit qui suus esse potest

let no man be slave of another who can be his own master (motto of Paracelsus)

13

nemo me impune lacessit

no one provokes me with impunity (a motto of Scotland)

14

sævis tranquillus in undis

calm amid the raging waters (motto of William I of Orange)

15

scientia sol mentis

knowledge is the light of the mind (motto of the University of Delaware)

16

Austriæ est imperare orbi universo (A.E.I.O.U.)

all the world is to be ruled by Austria (motto of Frederick III)

17

horror ubique

terror everywhere (motto of the Scots Guards)

18

ars gratia artis

art for art's sake (motto of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)

19

hæc tibi dona fero

these gifts I bear to thee (motto of Newfoundland)

20

tria juncta in uno

three joined in one (a reference to the Christian Trinity; also, a reference to a coalition of three members; motto of the Order of the Bath)

21

Ioannes est nomen eius

John is his name (St. Luke 1:63; motto of Puerto Rico)

22

animis opibusque parati

prepared in minds and resources (a motto of South Carolina)

23

dirigo

I direct (motto of Maine)

24

ingenio et labore

by natural ability and work (motto of the University of Auckland)

25

ut incepit fidelis sic permanet

as loyal as she began, so she remains (motto of Ontario)

26

quæcumque (sunt) vera

whatsoever things are true (motto of Northwestern University and the University of Alberta)

27

vox, veritas, vita

voice, truth, life (motto of the California State University)

28

per ardua ad astra

through adversity to the stars (motto of the Royal Air Force)

29

auspicium melioris ævi

a pledge of better times (motto of the Order of St. Michael and St. George)

30

sapientia et doctrina

wisdom and doctrine (motto of Fordham University)

31

palmam qui meruit ferat

let him bear the palm who has merited it (motto of Lord Nelson and of the University of Southern California)

32

Domino, Optimo, Maximo (D.O.M.)

to the Lord, the best, the greatest (alternate motto of the Benedictine Order)

33

virtute et armis

by valor and arms (motto of Mississippi)

34

ad astra per aspera

to the stars through adversities (motto of Kansas)

35

virtutis fortuna comes

fortune is the companion of valor (motto of the Duke of Wellington)

36

in libris libertas

in books there is freedom (motto of the Los Angeles Public Library)

37

sic semper tyrannis

thus always to tyrants (motto of Virginia)

38

citius, altius, fortius

faster, higher, stronger (motto of the modern Olympic Games)

39

heroum filii

sons of heroes (motto of Wellington College)

40

semper eadem

always the same (motto of Queen Elizabeth I)

41

lux/libertas

light/liberty (motto of the University of North Carolina)

42

mens agitat molem

mind moves matter (Virgil; motto of the University of Oregon)

43

facio liberos ex liberi libris libraque

I make free men out of children with books and balance (motto of St. John's College, Annapolis)

44

Dei gratia

by the grace of God (a motto of Canada)

45

non sibi, sed suis

not for one's self but for one's people (motto of Tulane University)

46

in tuo lumine videbimus lumen

In Thy Light we shall see light (motto of Ohio Wesleyan University)

47

fiat justitia et pereat mundus

let justice be done though the world perish (motto of Emperor Ferdinand I)

48

semper paratus

always ready (motto of the U.S. Coast Guard)

49

Deo et Patriæ

for God and Country (motto of the University of Saskatchewan)

50

spes bona

good hope (motto of Cape Colony)

51

ad majorem Dei gloriam (A.M.D.G.)

to the greater glory of God (motto of the Society of Jesus, the Jesuits)

52

floreat Etona

may Eton flourish (motto of Eton College)

53

orando laborando

by prayer and by toil (motto of Rugby School, England)

54

per aspera ad astra

through adversities to the stars (a variation of ad astra per aspera, the motto of Kansas)

55

meliora

better things; or, always better (motto of the University of Rochester)

56

Domine, dirige nos

O Lord, direct us (motto of the city of London)

57

et vitam impendere vero

keep the truth at the hazard of life (a motto of Rousseau)

58

esto perpetua

may she be everlasting (dying words of Paolo Sarpi, said of Venice; also, motto of Idaho)

59

civium in moribus rei publicæ salus

the welfare of the state [depends upon] the morals of its citizens (motto of the University of Florida)

60

Dominus illuminatio mea

the Lord is my light (motto of Oxford University)

61

mihi et meæ

for me and for mine (motto of Anne Boleyn)

62

artes, scientia, veritas

arts, science, truth (motto of the University of Michigan)

63

regnat populus (adapted from regnant populi)

the people rule (motto of Arkansas)

64

lux et lex

light and law (motto of the University of North Dakota)

65

veritas vos liberabit

the truth shall set you free (motto of the Johns Hopkins University, after St. John 8:32)

66

lux et veritas

light and truth (motto of Yale University)

67

timor Domini initium sapientiæ

the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom (or, humorously, the fear of the master/lecturer is the beginning of wisdom) (motto of the University of Aberdeen)

68

fortis et liber

strong and free (motto of Alberta)

69

disce et doce

learn and teach (motto of the University of Sheffield)

70

vox clamantis in deserto

the voice of one crying in the wilderness (St. John 1:23; motto of Dartmouth College)

71

labor omnia vincit

labor conquers all things (motto of Oklahoma, the University of Illinois, and the American Federation of Labor)

72

hic et ubique terrarum

here and everywhere throughout the world (motto of the University of Paris)

73

splendor sine occasu

splendor without diminishment (motto of British Columbia)

74

multitudo sapientium sanitas orbis

a multitude of the wise is the health of the world (motto of the University of Victoria, British Columbia)

75

ad astra

to the stars (motto of University College, Dublin)

76

lux sit

let there be light (motto of the University of Washington)

77

pax quæritur bello

peace is sought by war (motto of the Cromwell family)

78

terras irradient

they shall illuminate the earth (motto of Amherst College)

79

noli irritare leones

do not provoke the lions (motto of the Lyons family)

80

lux esto

let there be light (motto of Kalamazoo College)

81

parva sub ingenti

the small under the protection of the great (motto of Prince Edward Island)

82

quo pax et gloria ducunt

where peace and glory lead (motto of the Duke of York and of the Duke of Clarence)

83

nil sine numine

nothing without Providence (motto of Colorado)

84

pro mundi beneficio

for the benefit of the world (motto of Panama)

85

provehito in altum

launch forth into the deep (motto of the Memorial University of Newfoundland)

86

mihi cura futuri

my care is for the future (motto of Hunter College)

87

postera crescam laude

I shall grow in future praise (motto of the University of Melbourne)

88

alis volat propriis

she flies by her own wings (motto of Oregon)

89

O mors ero mors tua

O death, I will be your death (motto of the Black Society)

90

quicquid agunt homines nostri est farrago libelli

all the acts and employments of humankind shall be the subject of this publication (a motto for publishers of newspapers and periodicals) (Juvenal)

91

esse quam videri

to be rather than to seem (motto of North Carolina)

92

disciplina præsidium civitatis

the instruction and protection of the state (motto of the University of Texas)

93

respice, adspice, prospice

examine the past, examine the present, examine the future (motto of the City University of New York)

94

templa quam dilecta!

temples how beloved! (punning motto of the Temple family)

95

eureka

I have found it (motto of California, from the Greek)

96

divina natura dedit agros, ars humana ædificavit urbes

divine nature gave us the fields, human art built our cities (Latin version of the Spanish motto over the Santa Barbara County Court House) (Varro)

97

ecce quam bonum

behold, how good (motto of the University of the South)

98

alnus semper floreat

may the Alder always flourish (motto of the Alder family)

99

stet fortuna domus

may the fortune of the house endure (motto of Harrow)

100

pro Ecclesia, pro Texana

for the Church, for Texas (motto of Baylor University)

101

crescit eundo

it grows as it goes (motto of New Mexico)

102

crescite et multiplicamini

increase and multiply (motto of Maryland)

103

e pluribus unum

out of many one (motto of the United States of America)

104

excelsior

ever higher (motto of New York State)

105

rerum cognoscere causas

to understand the cause of all things (motto of the London School of Economics and Political Science)

106

velut arbor ævo

as a tree with the passage of time (motto of the University of Toronto)

107

quærite prime regnum Dei

seek ye first the kingdom of God (a motto of Newfoundland, after St. Matthew 6:33)

108

pro scientia et sapientia

for knowledge and wisdom (motto of the University of Mississippi)

109

crescat scientia, vita excolatur

where knowledge increases, life is enriched (motto of the University of Chicago)

110

audemus jura nostra defendere

we dare to defend our rights (motto of Alabama)

111

quot rami tot arbores

so many branches, so many trees (motto of the University of Allahabad)

112

lateat scintillula forsan

perchance a little spark of life may lie hidden (motto of the Humane Society)

113

salus populi suprema lex esto

let the welfare of the people be the supreme law (after Cicero, the motto of Missouri)

114

semper fidelis (pl. semper fideles)

always faithful (motto of the U.S. Marine Corps)

115

annuit cœptis

He (God) has favored our undertaking (a motto of the United States of America)

116

simplex sigillum veri

simplicity is the seal of truth (motto of Herman Boerhaave)

117

spem reduxit

hope restored (motto of New Brunswick)

118

fluctuat nec mergitur

she is tossed by the waves but she does not sink (motto of Paris, which has a ship as its emblem)

119

in lumine tuo videbimus lumen

in Thy light we shall see the light (motto of Columbia University)

120

qui transtulit sustinet

He who transplanted sustains (motto of Connecticut)

121

nec pluribus impar

not equal to many (i.e., a match for the whole world) (motto of Louis XIV of France)

122

vires artes mores

strength, arts, customs (motto of Florida State University)

123

novus ordo seclorum

a new order for the ages (a motto of the United States of America)

124

ditat Deus

God enriches (motto of Arizona)

125

litteris dedicata omnibus artibus

dedicated to the letters and all the arts (motto of the University of Nebraska)

126

imperium in imperio

an empire within an empire (motto of Ohio)

127

cedant arma togæ

let arms yield to the toga (i.e., let the military yield power to civil authority) (Cicero; motto of Wyoming)

128

si quæris peninsulam amœnam, circumspice

if you seek a pleasant peninsula, look around you (motto of Michigan)

129

perstare et præstare

to persevere and to surpass (motto of New York University)

130

omnia subjecisti sub pedibus, oves et boves

you have placed all things beneath our feet, both sheep and oxen (motto of the Butchers’ Company)

131

veritas

truth (motto of Harvard University)

132

salus populi

the welfare of the people (motto of the University of Missouri)

133

montani semper liberi

mountaineers are always free (motto of West Virginia)

134

donec totum impleat orbem

until it fills the whole world (motto of the Knights of the Crescent)

135

ver non semper viret

Spring does not always flourish (motto of Lord Vernon, rendered “vernon” always flourishes)

136

quis separabit?

who shall separate [Britain from Ireland]? (motto of the Order of St. Patrick)

137

pro pelle cutem

the hide for the sake of the fur (motto of the Hudson Bay Company)

138

civilitas successit barbarum

civilization succeeds barbarism (territorial motto of Minnesota)

139

in necessariis unitas, in dubiis libertas, in omnibus caritas (or charitas)

in things essential unity, in things doubtful liberty, in all things love (Melanthon, after St. Augustine; a motto of the Disciples of Christ)

140

ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem

by the sword she seeks peaceful quiet under liberty (motto of Massachusetts)

141

sidere mens eadem mutato

although the constellations change, the mind is constant (motto of the University of Sydney)

142

nisi Dominus, frustra

unless the Lord, it is in vain (after Psalm 127:1; motto of the city of Edinburgh, whimsically translated “you can do nothing here unless you are a lord”)

143

crede Byron

trust Byron (motto of Lord Byron)

144

lux mundi

light of the world (motto of Jessup University)

145

sicut patribus, sit Deus nobis

as with our fathers, may God also be with us (motto of Boston)

146

defensor fidei

defender of the faith (a motto of the English monarchy)

147

pro Ecclesia et patria

for the Church and the country (motto of Trinity College)

148

nil sine magno labore

nothing without great labor (motto of Brooklyn College)

149

dum vivimus, vivamus

while we live, let us live (motto of the Epicureans)

150

a mari usque ad mare

from sea to sea (motto on Canada's coat of arms)

151

in Deo speramus

in God we trust (motto of Brown University)

152

manu et mente

with hand and mind (motto of the University of New South Wales)

153

humani nihil alienum

nothing that relates to man is alien to me (Terence; a motto of the Stone family)

154

dum spiro, spero

while I breathe, I hope (a motto of South Carolina)

155

fiat lux

let there be light (Genesis 1:3; motto of the University of California)

156

lux hominum vita

light, the life of men (motto of the University of New Mexico)

157

lux

light (motto of the University of Northern Iowa)

158

hinc lucem et pocula sacra

from hence we receive light and sacred drafts (motto of Cambridge University)

159

Deo juvante

with God's help (motto of Monaco)

160

pretium laborum non vile

no cheap reward for our labors (motto of the Order of Golden Fleece)

161

justitia omnibus

justice for all (motto of the District of Columbia)

162

urbs in horto

a city in a garden (motto of Chicago)