Latin phrases about love

  1. Aeneadum genetrix, hominum divomque voluptas - Mother of Aeneas pleasure of men and gods (Aeneas was the son of Aphrodite in Greek Mythology. Aphrodite was known as Venus to the Romans and considered the goddess of love)
  2. Ama Deum et fac quod vis - Love God and do what you want (Augustine)
  3. Ama et quod vis fac - Love and do what you want (St. Augustine - Principle of Christian ethics)
  4. Ama me usque dum dolet. Si dolet signum bonum est - Love until it hurts. If it hurts, it is good
  5. Amantes sunt amentes - Lovers are demented
  6. Amantium irae amoris integratio est - The quarrels of lovers are the renewal of love - (Terence - Andria III 6, 556)
  7. Amare et sapere vix deo conceditur - Ever for God is hard to love and be wise (Syrus - Sententiae, 22)
  8. Amat victoria curam - Victory loves the care (Victory favors those who prepare)
  9. Amata bene - Well loved
  10. Amator Crucis - Lover of the Cross (Pope Antipope Felix V (1439-1449) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - He was called Amadeus, Duke of Savoy. His coat of arms was a cross)
  11. Ames parentem, si aequus est: si aliter, feras - Love your father, if he is just; if he is otherwise, bear with him (Syrus)
  12. Amicitia semper prodest, amor aliquando etiam nocet - Friendship always takes advantage, love sometimes fails (Seneca)
  13. Amicule, deliciae, num is sum qui mentiar tibi? - Love, sweetheart, would I lie to you
  14. Amicus Plato, sed magis amica veritas - Plato I love, but I love Truth more (Latin translation of Socrates quote)
  15. Amor animi arbitrio sumitur, non ponitur - We choose to love, we do not choose to cease loving (Syrus)
  16. Amor es fortior amitia - Love is stronger than friendship (Friendship can fail but true love fails not - Thank you: DR Goelic Medici )
  17. Amor est vitae essentia - Love is the essence of life
  18. Amor et melle et felle est fecundissimus - Love is rich with both honey and venom (Titus Maccius Plautus - Cislellaria, 68)
  19. Amor, ex quo amicitia es nominata - Love from which takes its name friendship. (Cicero)
  20. Amor omnia vincit - Love Conquers all (Virgil - Eclogues X)
  21. Amor omnibus idem - Love is the same for all (Vergilius)
  22. Amor patriae in radice charitates fundatur - Love for the fatherland is founded in the root of charity (Bartholomew of Lucca, 12271327, medieval Italian historian)
  23. Amor platonicus - Platonic love (Related to the Greek philosopher Plato - Purely spiritual, not carnal)
  24. Amor Scientia Que Inserviant Cordi - Love and Science to serve the Heart (Motto of National Institute of Cardiology Ignacio Chavez in Mexico City)
  25. Amor tussique non celatur - Love and cough can not be concealed
  26. Amore dultis exitus Love darkens success
  27. Amorea mortuus sum - I am dead for love
  28. Amoris irae amoris integratio sunt - The quarrels of lovers are the renewal of love (Terence)
  29. Amoris vulnus idem sanat qui facit - The wound of love, is healed by the same who makes it (Syrus)
  30. Animula vagula blandula Hospes comesque corporis, Quae nunc abibis in loca Pallidula, rigida, nudula, Nec, ut soles, dabis iocos - Little soul, soft, wandering guest and friend of the body, you'll go now pale, hard, bare spots and you will not play, as you usually did (Philosophical Term - these words were spoken by the emperor Hadrian Augustus, expresses the dualism body and soul, at the approach of death, longing for love games)
  31. Ante omnia, fratres carissimi, diligatur deus, deinde et proximus, quia ista sunt praecepta principaliter nobis data Before all else, dearest brothers, let God be loved, and then your neighbor, because these are the chief commandments which have been given to us (Saint Agustine - Rule used by his followers)
  32. Argue sapientem et diliget te - Reprove a wise man, and he will love thee (Vulgate - Proverbs 9, 8)
  33. Ars Amandi / Ars amatoria - The Art of Love (Book by Ovid)
  34. Ars gratia artis - Art for the love of art (Motto of the movie studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) written under the lion)
  35. Balnea, vina, Venus corrumpunt corpora nostra, sed vitam faciunt, balnea, vina, Venus - Baths, wine and love corrupt our bodies, but they give us life, baths, wine and love (Graffiti in Pompey).
  36. Caecus amor prolis - The love for children is blind
  37. Caritate Patriae - Love for country (Cicero)
  38. Crescit amor nummi, quantum ipsa pecunia crescit - The love of money grows, as the money itself grows (Juvenal)
  39. Cui amat periculum in illo peribit - Whoever loves danger will perish by it. (Vulgate - Ecclesiasticus or Sirach III)
  40. Cum forma dilapsus amor - Love dissipates with beauty
  41. Da mi basia mille, deinde centum, dein mille altera, dein secunda centum - Give me a thousand kisses, then another hundred, then another thousand, then a hundred more (Catullus - Love phrase - Kisses for catullus)
  42. Deus caritas est - God is love (First encyclical letter written by Pope Benedict XVI)
  43. Difficile est longum subito deponere amorem - It is difficult suddenly to put aside a long-standing love (C. Valerius Catullus)
  44. Ecce, quid iste tuus praeter nova carmina vates donat amatoris? Multa milia legis - Behold, is this your lover poet who gives nothing but new verses? You will need to read thousands more. (Ovid - "Amores")
  45. Ego amo te - I love you
  46. Ego autem dico vobis: Diligite inimicos vestros - But I say to you, love your enemies (Vulgate - Matthew 5,44)
  47. Ego qui te diligam tamen hoc unum concedere non possum - Although I love you, I cannot convince you of it
  48. Epistula non erubescit - A letter does not blush (Cicero - Love letter or letter of apology)
  49. Ergo breue praeceptum tibi praecipitur, dilige, et quod uis fac: siue taceas, dilectione taceas; siue clames, dilectione clames; siue emendes, dilectione emendes; siue parcas, dilectione parcas: radix sit intus dilectionis, non potest de ista radice nisi bonum existere - Therefore, a short precept: Love and do what you want; if you shut up, do it for love; if you scream, also do it for love; if you correct, also for love; If you abstain, do it for love. Let the root of love be within you and let nothing can come out unless it is good (St. Augustine - Love and do what you want - Homily VII, paragraph 8)
  50. Et custodivit quasi pupillam oculi sui - And he kept it, as the apple of his eye (Love phrase - denoting the best care possible)
  51. Fac ut ardeat cor meum - Make my heart burn (Love phrase)
  52. Fenus pecuniae, funus animae - Love of money, Death of soul
  53. Fide et Amore - Fidelity and Love (Motto of the city of Osorno, Chile)
  54. Fortis est ut mors dilectio - Love is as strong as death
  55. Fraterna caritas est dulcis - Brotherly love is sweet
  56. Gratis et Amore - Free (of charge) and love
  57. Hic est filius meus dilectus - This is My beloved Son (Vulgate - Matthew 3,1)
  58. Hoc est praeceptum meum ut diligatis invicem sicut dilexi vos - This is my commandment to you, to love one another as I have loved you (Said by Jesus Christ - Vulgate - John 15, 12)
  59. Homo sine amore vivere nequit - A man without love cannot live
  60. Ille me amplexus atque osculans flere prohibebat - Hugging me and kissing me, he prevented me from crying (Love phrase - Cicero)
  61. In at flamma cardia - In the fire of my heart (Love phrase)
  62. In eo quod amatur, aut non laboratur, aut et labor amatur - There is no fatigue when is something you love, or you love that fatigue
  63. In veritatis lumine ad amoris vitam - In the light of truth for life in love (Motto Sacred Heart University in Lima-Peru)
  64. Inflamma cor nostrum amore tui - Inflates our heart with your love (This phrase appears in a church next to the image of Jesus)
  65. Intellectum valde ama - Strongly love intelligence (St. Augustine - Epist of Hippo in 120, 3.13: PL 33.459)
  66. Laudatores temporis acti - A lover of the past (which is constantly denigrating the present and idealizing the past)
  67. Lenire desiderium crebius epistolis - Make absence more bearable with frequent letters (Love phrase - Cicero - De senectute)
  68. Locus eremus - Solitary place (Love phrase - Refers to sensations and feelings of anxiety, fear, uncertainty, unhappiness and loneliness)
  69. Magnopere patrem diligebat quamquam eum numquam viderat - He loved his father, although he had never seen him
  70. Mater saeva Cupidinum - The savage mother of Cupid (Horace - Carmina I, 19, 1 - refers to Venus, the goddess of love)
  71. Melior est im via, amor Dei quam Dei cognitio - In this live it is better to love God, than to know him (Saint Thomas Aquinas)
  72. Miles ignote qui fortiter pro aris et focis invictus occubuisti, tibi parens patria illacrimans hoce monumentum dicat devovet peramanter adsumus, adsumus, adsumus miles ignote - Unknown Soldier, who fell bravely fighting undefeated by the altar and the home: with tears in her eyes and endearing love your motherland dedicates and consecrates this monument to you. Present, present, present, Unknown Soldier! (Dedication - Monument to the Unknown Soldier)
  73. Nemo potest duobus dominis servire aut enim unum odio habebit et alterum diliget aut unum sustinebit et alterum contemnet non potestis Deo servire et mamonae - No man can serve two masters. For either he will hate the one, and love the other: or he will sustain the one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money. (Vulgate - Matthew 6, 24 - Said by Jesus Christ)
  74. Ni te plus oculis meis amarem - If I did not love you more than my own eyes (Gaius Valerius Catulo, Roman poet, 87-54 AC)
  75. Nihil amatur nisi comprenditur - You do not love what you do not know
  76. Nihil est qui nihil amat - Nothing is, the one who nothing loves (Plautus, 'The Persian')
  77. Nihil volitum quim praecognitum - Nobody loves what he does not know
  78. Non diligamus verbo nec lingua sed in opere et veritate - Let us not love with word or with tongue, but with deeds and truth (Vulgate - verse 3, 18 of the 1st Epistle of John)
  79. Non intratur in veritatem, nisi per caritatem - No one enters the truth, with out love (Augustine)
  80. Nullo enim modo sunt onerosi labores amantium - In no way work is too hard for labor of love
  81. Odi et amo - I love and hate
  82. Omnes viri boni ius ipsum amant - Every good man loves justice. (Cicero)
  83. Omnia vincit Amor; et nos cedamus Amori - Love triumphs over everything; let's give way to love (Virgil in "Bucolics")
  84. Omnis amans militat - Every lover makes war (Ovid, Amores, I, 9, 1)
  85. Pondus meum amor meus; eo feror, quocumque feror - My weight is my love; by that i am drawn wherever i am carried (Philosophical term - Augustine)
  86. Praetor a suis volebat amari - The magistrate wanted to be loved by his family
  87. Puella dominicana, feria secunda non Amat - Sunday girl does not love Mondays
  88. Pulsat, ululat, ama et clama ab absordo - Hit, shed tears, love and cry out loud at the absurdity
  89. Punica fides - Punic faith (Love for the Carthaginian, representing treachery)
  90. Puri sermonis amator - Lover of pure and simple speach (said of Julius Caesar by Terence)
  91. Quem di diligunt, adolescens moritur - The ones who are loved by the gods die young (Plautus - Only the good die young)
  92. Qui bene amat, bene castigat - Who loves well, punishes well
  93. Qui me amat, amet et canem meum - Anyone who loves me should also love my dog
  94. Qui studet optatam cursu contingere metam multa tulit fecitque puer, sudavit et alsit Abstinuit Venere et Baccho - He who wants to achieve his desired career goal, as a child must endure and do a lot of things, sweat a lot, and experience harsh cold, and refrain from Venus (goddess of love) an Bacchus (god of wine) (Horace - Arts Poetica - Motto used by arts students)
  95. Quis nos separabit a caritate Christi? - Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?
  96. Quod me nutrit me destruit - The one who nourishes me, destroys me (Love phrase)
  97. Sero te amavi, pulchritudo tam antiqua et tam nova - Too late have I loved you, beauty so ancient and so new (St. Augustine - Alluding to his late conversion to Christianity)
  98. Serva me, servabo te - Save me, save you (Philosophical term, also love phrase - Petronius)
  99. Si nihil te litterae adiuvarent numpuam ad philosophiam te contulisses - If you had not always been devoted to literature, you would never have arrived at love for philosophy
  100. Si qua voles apte nubere, nube pari - If you wish to marry well, marry an equal (Ovid - the Art of Love)

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