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Common Latin Phrases about Love and Life
Latin has always been a fascinating language for all language lovers. Learning a few Latin phrases is always good because of the many unexplored gems of wisdom that this language boasts. Hence, keeping this in mind, Penlighten lists out some commonly used Latin phrases about love and life.
Raksha Kulkarni
Last Updated: Feb 10, 2018
"Veni, Vidi, Vici" (I came, I saw, I conquered) which was written by Julius Caesar is one of the most commonly used Latin phrase.
As you may know, around 60- 70% of the English words have their roots in Latin. Centuries have rolled by, but certain Latin phrases have remained almost untouched and made their way into the dictionary and common day-to-day conversations

This Penlighten article focuses on Latin phrases about love, friendship, family, and life. They come along with their meanings to give you a better understanding of the Latin phrases you may or may not have heard of.
Latin Phrases about Love and Friendship
Te amo ║ I love you
Una in perpetuum ║ Together forever
amare et sapere vix deo conceditur ║ Even a god finds it hard to love and be wise at the same time
amor vincit omnia ║ Love conquers all
in perpetuum et unum diem ║ Forever and a day
amantes sunt amentes ║ Lovers are lunatics
amantium irae amoris integratio est ║ Fights of lovers are the renewal of love
cras amet qui nunquam amavit; quique amavit, cras amet ║ May he love tomorrow who has never loved before; And may he who has loved, love tomorrow as well
semper fidelis ║ Always faithful
aere perennius ║ More lasting than bronze
Ab imo pectorev ║ From the bottom of my heart
Nunc scio quid sit amor ║ Now I know what love is
Amor vincit omnia ║ Love conquers all
Amor animi arbitrio sumitur, non ponitur ║ We choose to love, we do not choose to cease loving
Amor caecus est ║ Love is blind
Amor meus amplior quam verba est ║ My love is more than words
Amor gignit amorem ║ Love creates love
Amor est vitae essentia ║ Love is the essence of life
Omnia vincit amor; et nos cedamus amori ║ Love conquers all things; let us too surrender to love
manus in mano ║ Hand in hand
Quos amor verus tenuit, tenebit ║ True love will hold on to those whom it has held
Si vis amari, ama ║ If you wish to be loved, love
Amor sempiternus ║ Eternal Love
Tibi magno cum amor ║ For you with great love
Sine amore, nihil est vita ║ Without love, life is pointless
Te valde amo ac semper amabo ║ I love you very much, and always will forever
Numquam periit amor ║ Love never dies
Eis quos amo ║ For those that I love
Numquam te amare desistam ║ I'll never stop loving you
Etiam in morte, superest amor ║ In death, love survives
Fide et amor ║ Faithfully and lovingly
Tuus perdite sodalis amans ║ Your ever loving soulmate
Illis quos amo deserviam ║ For those I love I will sacrifice
In aeternum te amabo ║ I will love you for all eternity
amici optimi in aeternum (male), amicae optimae in aeternum (fem) ║ best friends forever
amicitia ║ friendship
amicitias immortales esse opportet ║ friendships should be immortal
amico amicus ║ friend of a friend
amicorum communia omnia ║ friends share everything
amicus alter ipse ║ a friend is another self
domus et placens uxor ║ A home and a pleasing wife
amicus magis necessarius, quam ignis et aqua ║ friendship is more essential than fire and water
amicus certus in re incerta cernitur ║ a true friend is discovered in times of uncertainty
filius est pars patris ║ a son is part of the father
idem velle et idem nolle ea demum firma amicitia est ║ to have the same tastes and the same dislikes
mores amici noveris, non oderis ║ know well, but take no offense at the manners of a friend
multas amicitias silentium diremit ║ silence broke up many friendships
nemo cogendus amicus ║ nobody should be forced to be a friend
nil ego contulerim jocundo sanus amico ║ there is nothing which, in my senses, i should prefer to a dear friend
non sunt amici, amici qui degunt procul ║ friends who spend time apart are not friends
novos parans amicos, ne obliviscere veterum ║ when finding new friends do not forget the old ones
banni nuptiarum ║ The banns of matrimony
ubi amici, ibi opes ║ where there are friends, there is wealth
unus deus, et plures amici ║ one god and many friends
usque ad aras amicus ║ a friend to the altars
dulcis domus ║ Sweet home
viri infortunati procul amici ║ the friends of an unfortunate man are far away
Latin Quotes About Life
ars longa, vita brevis
Art is long, life is short
carpe diem
Seize the day
per Angusta Ad Augusta
Through difficulties to honors
aequam memento rebus in arduis servare mentem
Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even
vir sapit qui pauca loquitur
That man is wise who talks little
vitam regit fortuna, non sapientia
Fortune, not wisdom, rules lives
vitanda est improba siren desidia
One must avoid that wicked temptress, laziness
semper inops quicumque cupit
Whoever desires is always poor
dum excusare credis, accusas
When you believe you are excusing yourself, you are accusing yourself
dum inter homines sumus, colamus humanitatem
As long as we are among humans, let us be humane
dum vivimus, vivamus - Epicurean Philosophy
When we live, let us live
extinctus amabitur idem
The same (hated) man will be loved after he's dead. How quickly we forget
tempus fugit
Time flies
faber est suae quisque fortunae - Appius Claudius Caecus
Every man is the artisan of his own fortune
bonitas non est pessimis esse meliorem
It is not goodness to be better than the worst
exitus acta probat
The result validates the deeds
errare humanum est
To err is human
eheu fugaces labuntur anni
Alas, the fleeting years slip away
fabas indulcet fames
Hunger sweetens the beans
facta non verba
Actions speak louder than words
fallaces sunt rerum species
Looks are deceptive
flat justitia ruat coelum
Let justice be done through the heavens fall
mutantur omnia nos et mutamur in illis
All things change, and we change with them
multum in parvo
Much in little
memento mori
Remember that you will die
minima maxima sunt
The smallest things are most important
nemo liber est qui corpori servit
No one is free who is a slave to his body
non est vivere sed valere vita est
life is more than just being alive
non semper erit aestas
It will not always be summer (be prepared for hard times)
non teneas aurum totum quod splendet ut aurum
Do not take as gold everything that shines like gold
ne quid nimis
Nothing in excess
nemo dat quod non habet
No one gives what he does not have
non est ad astra mollis e terris via
There is no easy way from the earth to the stars
nosce te ipsum
Know thyself
omnia mutantur nos et mutamur in illis
All things change, and we change with them
omnia causa fiunt
Everything happens for a reason
pessimum genus inimicorum laudantes
Flatterers are the worst type of enemies
possunt quia posse videntur
They can do it because they think they can do it
perfer et obdura; dolor hic tibi proderit olim
Be patient and tough; some day this pain will be useful to you
qui tacet consentire
Who is silent gives consent
respice, adspice, prospice
Examine the past, present, future
sic transit gloria mundi
So passes away earthly glory
sedit qui timuit ne non succederet
He who feared he would not succeed sat still
timendi causa est nescire
Ignorance is the cause of fear
tempus fugit
Time flies
ut sementem feceris ita metes
As you sow so will you reap
veritas vos liberabit
The truth shall make you free
vincit qui se vincit
He conquers who conquers himself
verbum sat sapienti
A word is enough for a wise man
vox populi vox dei
The voice of the people is the voice of god