Q – Latin Quotes

Quad nesciunt eos non interficiet – What they don’t know won’t kill them
Qualis pater talis filius – As is the father, so is the son; like father, like son
Quam bene vivas refert, non quam diu – The important thing isn’t how long you live, but how well you live. (Seneca)
Quam se ipse amans-sine rivale! – Himself loving himself so much-without a rival! (Cicero)
Quam terribilis est haec hora – How fearful is this hour
Quemadmodum possums scire utrum vere simus an solum sentiamus nos esse? – How are we to know whether we actually exist or only think we exist?
Qui bene cantat, bis orat – He who sings well, prays twice
Qui dedit benificium taceat; narret qui accepit – Let him who has done a good deed be silent; let him who has received it tell it. (Seneca)
Qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum – Let him who wishes for peace prepare for war. (Vegetius)
Qui docet discit – He who teaches learns
Qui dormit, non peccat – One who sleeps doesn’t sin
Qui habet aures audiendi audiat – He who has ears, let him understand how to listen
Qui ignorabat, ignorabitur – One who is ignorant will remain unnoticed
Qui nimium probat, nihil probat – One who proves too much, proves nothing
Qui non est hodie cras minus aptus erit – He who is not prepared today will be less so tomorrow. (Ovid)
Qui omnes insidias timet in nullas incidit – He who fears every ambush falls into none. (Pubilius Syrus)
Qui scribit bis legit – He who writes reads twice
Qui tacet consentire videtur – He that is silent is thought to consent
Qui tacet, consentit – Silence gives consent
Qui vir odiosus! – What a bore!
Qui vivat atque floreat ad plurimos annos – May he live and flourish for many years
Qui vult dare parva non debet magna rogare – He who wishes to give little shouldn’t ask for much
Quia natura mutari non potest idcirco verae amicitiae sempiternae sunt – Since nature cannot change, true friendships are eternal. (Horace)
Quid agis, medice? – What’s up, Doc?
Quid Novi – What’s New?
Quid nunc – What now?! (a nosy busybody)
Quid pro quo – Something for something (tit for tat)
Quid quid latine dictum sit, altum videtur – Anything said in Latin sounds profound
Quid rides? Mutato nomine de te fabula narratur – Why do you laugh? Just change the name and the tale is told of you. (Horace)
Quidvis Recte Factum Quamvis Humile Praeclarum – Whatever is rightly done, however humble, is noble
Quieta non movere – Not to move (things lying) quiet
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? – Who shall keep watch over the guardians? (Luvenalis)
Quis separabit? – Who shall separate us?
Quis, quid, ubi, quibus auxiliis, cur, quomodo, quando? – Who, what, where, with what, why, how, when?
Quo ad hoc – As much as this (to this extent)
Quo animo? – With what spirit? (or intent?)
Quo fas et gloria docunt – Where right and glory lead
Quo signo nata es? – What’s your sign?
Quo vadis? – Where are you going? / Whither goest thou?
Quod bonum, felix faustumque sit! – May it be good, fortunate and prosperous! (Cicero)
Quod erat demonstrandum (QED) – Which was to be shown or demonstrated
Quod erat faciendum – Which was to be done
Quod incepimus conficiemus – What we have begun we shall finish
Quomodo cogis comas tuas sic videri? – How do you get your hair to do that?
Quomodo vales – How are you?
Quos amor verus tenuit, tenebit – True love will hold on to those whom it has held. (Seneca)
Quot homines, tot sententiae – As many men, so many opinions. / There are as many opinions as there are men/people

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