Latin Quotes and Latin Phrases - E


E contrario - From a contrary position
E pluribus unum - From many, one (motto of the USA)
E re nata - As circumstances dictate
E vestigio - From where one stands
Ecce homo - Behold the man
Ecce signum - Behold the proof
Editio princeps - First printed edition
Ego et rex meus - I and my King
Ego me bene habeo - With me all is well. (last words) (Burrus)
Ego nolo caesar esse - I don't want to be Caesar. (Florus)
Ego spem pretio non emo - I do not purchase hope for a price. (I do not buy a pig in a poke.)
Ego - Consciousness of one's own identity
Eheu fugaces labuntur anni - Alas, the fleeting years slip by. (Horace)
Eheu, litteras istas reperire non possum - Unfortunately, I can't find those particular documents
Eiusdem generis - Of the same kind
Elizabeth Regina/Eduardus Rex (E.R.) - Queen Elizabeth/King Edward
Emeritus - Honorary; by merit
Emitte lucem et veritatem - Send out light and truth
Ense et aratro - With sword and plow. (citizen-soldier, one who serves in war and peace)
Eo ipso - By that very act
Eo nomine - Under that name
Epistula non erubescit - A letter doesn't blush. (Cicero)
Eram quod es, eris quod sum - I was what you are, you will be what I am. (grave inscription)
Ergo bibamus - Therefore, let us drink
Ergo - Therefore
Errare humanum est - To err is human. / It is human to err. (Seneca)
Errata - A list of errors (in a book)
Erratum (errata) - Error (errors)
Escariorium lavator - Dishwashing machine
Esse est percipi - Being is perception. (It is a standard metaphysical) (Mauser)
Esse quam videri - To be, rather than to seem (state motto of North Carolina)
Est autem fides credere quod nondum vides; cuius fidei merces est videre quod credis - Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe. (St. Augustine)
Est deus in nobis - The is a god inside us
Est modus in rebus - There is a middle ground in things. (Horace)
Est queadam fiere voluptas - There is a certain pleasure in weeping. (Ovid)
Estne tibi forte magna feles fulva et planissima? - Do you by chance happen to own a large, yellowish, very flat cat?
Estne volumen in toga, an solum tibi libet me videre? - Is that a scroll in your toga, or are you just happy to see me?
Esto perpetua - Let it be forever
Esto perpetue - May you last for ever
Et alii/aliae - Other persons/things
Et cetera/etcetera (etc.) - And the rest
Et in arcadia ego - I, also, am in Arcadia
Et sequens (et seq.) - And the following
Et sequentes (et seq. Or seqq.) - And those that follow
Et sic de ceteris - And so to of the rest
Et tu, Brute - And you, Brutus
Et uxor (abbreviated et ux.) - And wife
Etiam capillus unus habet umbram - Even one hair has a shadow. (Publilius Syrus)
Eventus stultorum magister - Events are the teacher of the stupid persons. Stupid people learn by experience, bright people calculate what to do
Ex abrupto - Without preparation
Ex abundancia cordis, os loquitor - From the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks
Ex animo - From the heart (sincerely)
Ex ante - Before the event, beforehand. (economics: based on prior assumptions)
Ex cathedra - From the chair. With authority (without argumentation)
Ex cearulo - Out of the blue
Ex curia - Out of court
Ex dolo - Intentionally
Ex gratia - Purely as a favour
Ex hypothesi - From the hypothesis. (i.e. The one under consideration)
Ex libris - From the Library (of)
Ex luna, scientia - From the moon, knowledge. (motto of Apollo 13)
Ex mea sententia - In my opinion
Ex more - According to custom
Ex nilhilo nihil fit - Nothing comes from nothing
Ex officio - By virtue of his office
Ex opere operato - By the work having been worked
Ex parte - By only one party to a dispute in the absence of the other
Ex post facto - After the fact, or Retrospectively
Ex proprio motu - Voluntarily
Ex silentio - From silence. (from lack of contrary evidence)
Ex tempore - Off the cuff, without preparation
Ex uno disce omnes - From one person learn all persons. (From one we can judge the rest)
Ex vi termini - By definition
Ex voto - According to one's vow
Ex - Out of
Excelsior - Ever upward. (state motto of New York)
Exceptio probat regulam de rebus non exceptis - An exception establishes the rule as to things not excepted
Exceptis excipiendis - Excepting what is to be excepted
Excitabat fluctus in simpulo - He was stirring up billows in a ladle. (He was raising a tempest in a teapot) (Cicero)
Excusatio non petita, accusatio manifesta - He who excuses himself, accuses himself (qui s'excuse, s'accuse)
Exeat - Permission for a temporary absence
Exegi monumentum aere perennius - I have erected a monument more lasting than bronze. (Horace)
Exempli gratia (e.g) - For the sake of example
Exeunt omnes - All go out. (A common stage direction in plays)
Exeunt - They go out
Exit - He/she goes out
Exitus acta probat - The outcome proves the deeds. (the end justifies the means) (Ovid)
Experientia docet stultos - Experience teaches fools
Experientia docet - Experience is the best teacher
Experimentum crucis - Critical experiment
Expressio unius est exclusio alterius - The mention of one thing may exclude others
Extempore - Without premeditation
Exterioris pagina puella - Cover Girl
Extinctus amabitur idem - The same [hated] man will be loved after he's dead. How quickly we forget. (Horace)
Extra ecclesiam nulla salus - Outside the Church [there is] No Salvation. (A phrase of much disputed significance in Roman Catholic theology)
Extra territorium jus dicenti impune non paretur - The judgment (or the authority) of one who is exceeding his territorial jurisdiction is disobeyed with impunity

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