Three Sisters

Latin Phrases

(in order of appearance)

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  • Feci quod potui, faciant meliora potentes.
    • FAY-key KWOHD POH-too-ee fah-kee-AHNT meh-lee-OR-uh poh-TEHN-tays
      • [“I have done my best; let others do better if they can.”]
  • mens sana in corpore sano.
    • MEHNS SAH-nuh in KOR-por-ray SAH-noh
      • [“A healthy mind in a healthy body.”]
  • O, fallacem hominnum spem!
    • OH fah-LAH-kehm HOH-mee-noom SPEHM
      • [“Oh, mistaken hope of men!”]
  • In vino veritas
    • in VEE-noh VEH-ree-tahs
      • [“There is truth in wine.”]
  • Amo, amas, amat, amamus, amatis, amant.
    • AH-moh, AH-mahs, AH-maht, uh-MAH-moos, uh-MAH-tees, AH-mahnt
      • [Latin declension for the verb "to love"]
  • Omnia mea mecum porto
    • OHM-nee-uh MAY-uh MAY-koom POR-toh
      • [“All I own is what I carry with me.”]
  • modus vivendi
    • MOH-doos vee-VEHN-dee
      • [“A mode of living”]
  • ut consecutivum
    • OOT kohn-sehk-oo-TEE-voom
      • [A syntactical locution in Latin: Latin law of syntax]

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