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Latin College Mottoes


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Artes, scientia, veritas
The arts, knowledge, truth
Civium in moribus rei publicae salus
In the character of its citizens lies the welfare of the state
Crescat scientia, vita excolatur
Let knowledge grow, let life be enriched
Disciplina praesidium civitatis
Training, the defense of the state
Ecce quam bonum
Behold how good
In Deo speramus
In God we trust
In lumine tuo videbimus lumen
In thy light we shall see light
Litteris dedicata et omnibus artibus
Dedicated to letters and all the arts
Lux et lex
Light and law
Lux et veritas
Light and truth
Lux hominum vita
Light, the life of men
Lux sit
Let there be light
Mens agitat molem
Mind moves the mass
Mihi cura futuri
My anxiety is for the future
Nil sine magno labore
Nothing without great effort
Non sibi, sed suis
Not for herself, but for her own
Perstare et praestare
To persevere and surpass
Pro ecclesia et patria
For church and country
Respice, adspice, prospice
Look back, look to the present, look to the future
Salus populi
The welfare of the people
Sapientia et doctrina
Wisdom and knowledge
Scientia sol mentis
Knowledge, the sun of the mind
Studiis et rebus honestis
To honorable pursuits and deeds
Terras irradient
Let them illumine the earth
Veritas vos liberabit
The truth will set you free
Virtute et armis
By valor and arms
Vox clamantis in deserto
The voice of one crying in the wilderness