Classic, Profound and Humorous Latin Phrases on a Variety of Fun Gear
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Welcome to I Love Latin Designs by Barry's World!

Have you ever noticed how everything sounds better in Latin, regardless of whether it's a thoughtful proverb or a witty insult? Whether you know Latin as a student or a teacher, or simply want to pretend you do, here's a wonderful collection of classic, profound and/or humorous Latin sayings (complete with English translations so you don't have to waste time explaining your shirt to everybody) available on a wide variety of merchandise, including t-shirts, mugs, hats, posters, magnets, buttons, bumper stickers, greeting cards, and a whole lot more!

Click on any design below to see the merchandise it is available on.

Alea Jacta Est

Alea Jacta Est
Here's another famous Latin phrase uttered by Julius Caesar: Alea jacata est ("The die is cast") You just never know when this might come in handy.

Amor Vincit Omnia

Amor Vincit Omnia
Amor Vincit Omnia ("Love Conquers All"). Awwww, isn't that sweet! What a great Valentine's Day gift...

Aquila Non Capit Muscam

Aquila Non Capit Muscam
Aquila non capit muscam ("An Eagle doesn't Catch Flies"). Are you an eagle tired of being bothered with all the mundane little tasks of life? Say it in Latin!

Ars Longa Vita Brevis

Ars Longa Vita Brevis
Ars Longa Vita Brevis ("Art is long, life is short"). We may only be here a short while, but our work can live on long after we've passed.

Audaces Fortuna Juvat

Audaces Fortuna Juvat
Audaces Fortuna Juvat ("Fortune favors the brave").

Ave Caesar

Ave Caesar
Ave Caesar morituri te salutant ("Hail, Caesar! We who are about to die salute you!"). Perfect for those days when your boss has asked you to fall on your sword for his mistake...

Beatus Homo

Beatus Homo
Beatus homo qui invenit sapientiam ("Blessed Is the Man Who Finds Wisdom").

Caesar Si Viveret

Caesar Si Viveret
Caesar si viveret, ad remum dareris ("If Caesar Were Alive, You'd Be Chained to an Oar!")

Carpe Carpa

Carpe Carpa
Sure, everybody knows that Carpe Diem means "Seize the Day." But did you know that Carpe Carpa means "Seize the Carp"? You never know when that'll come in handy...

Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem
Carpe diem ("Seize the day"). A classic bit of advice to not procrastinate, make hay while the sun shines, get while the getting's good, etc.

Carpe Noctem

Carpe Noctem
Sure, everybody knows that Carpe Diem means "Seize the Day." But what if you're a creature of the night? Well, then you need Carpe Noctem ("Seize the Night")!

Catapultam

Catapultam
Catapultam habeo nisi pecuniam omnem mihi dabis ad caput tuum saxum immane mittam ("I Have a Catapult; Give Me All Your Money, or I will Fling an Enormous Rock at Your Head!")

Cogito Ergo Spud

Cogito Ergo Spud
Everybody knows that "Cogito Ergo Sum" means "I think therefore I am." Couch potatoes everywhere, however, are more familiar with "Cogito Ergo Spud" ("I think, therefore I yam").

Corruptissima

Corruptissima
Corruptissima re publica plurimae leges ("When the Government Is at its Most Corrupt the Laws Are Most Numerous"). Just something to keep in mind, eh?

Disce quasi semper victurus

Disce quasi semper victurus
Disce quasi semper victurus vive quasi cras moriturus ("Learn as if You will Live Forever; Live as if You will Die Tomorrow"). Definitely words to live (and learn) by...

Errare Humanum Est

Errare Humanum Est
Errare humanum est perseverare diabolicum ("To Err Is Human; To Persist Is of the Devil"). Funny how everybody forgets the second half of this saying, huh?

Estne Volumen in Toga

Estne Volumen in Toga
Estne volumen in toga an solum tibi libet me videre ("Is that a Scroll in Your Toga, or Are You Just Happy to See Me?")

Fac me cocleario vomere

Fac me cocleario vomere
Fac me cocleario vomere ("Gag me with a spoon!").

Fac ut Vivas

Fac ut Vivas
Here's a short and simple Latin phrase perfect for everyday use: Fac ut vivas ("Get a Life!")

Fallaces sunt...

Fallaces sunt...
Fallaces sunt rerum species ("The Appearances of Things Are Deceptive").

Fere libenter...

Fere libenter...
Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt ("People Believe Whatever They Want to Believe"). Man, truer words were never spoken (or written, for that matter)!

Hic sunt dracones

Hic sunt dracones
In ancient times, mapmakers put "hic sunt dracones" (here be dragons) on parts of the world that were uncharted, indicating the mysterious and dangerous things that might possibly be found there.

Hic sunt dracones 2

Hic sunt dracones 2
In ancient times, mapmakers put "hic sunt dracones" (here be dragons) on parts of the world that were uncharted, indicating the mysterious and dangerous things that might possibly be found there.

Illegitimi

Illegitimi
Here's a wonderful little pseudo Latin motto to live by: Illegitimi non carborundum ("don't let the bastards grind you down.")

Illegitimi2

Illegitimi2
Here's a wonderful little pseudo Latin motto to live by: Illegitimi non carborundum ("don't let the bastards grind you down.")

Lex Clavatoris Designati

Lex Clavatoris Designati
Here's a bit of classic Latin for those who are truly passionate about baseball: Lex clavatoris designati rescindenda est ("The Designated Hitter Rule has Got to Go!")

Malo Periculosam

Malo Periculosam
Malo periculosam libertatem quam quietum servitium ("Better to have Liberty with Danger than Peace with Slavery").

Non Calor...

Non Calor...
Non calor sed umor est qui nobis incommodat ("It's Not the Heat, It's the Humidity.")

Non est ad astra....

Non est ad astra....
Non est ad astra mollis e terris via ("There Is No Easy Way from the Earth to the Stars").

Non omnes...

Non omnes...
Non omnes qui habent citharam sunt citharoedi ("Not All Those Who Own a Musical Instrument Are Musicians.")

Nullum Magnum

Nullum Magnum
Nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementiae fuit ("There has not Been Any Great Talent without an Element of Madness")

Quantum Materiae

Quantum Materiae
Quantum materiae materietur marmota monax si marmota monax materiam possit materiari ("How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck if a Woodchuck Could Chuck Wood?")

Qui non est...

Qui non est...
Qui non est hodie cras minus aptus erit ("He Who Is not Prepared Today Will Be Less So Tomorrow")

Quidquid Latine

Quidquid Latine
Here's a little useful Latin for you: Quidquid Latine dictum sit altum videtur ("Anything Said in Latin Sounds Profound"). And you know what? It's true!

Quinon Proficit Deficit

Quinon Proficit Deficit
Quinon Proficit Deficit (he who does not advance, goes backwards). Oh, how true it is!

Quis custodiet

Quis custodiet
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? ("Who Shall Guard the Guardians Themselves?") Or, if you prefer, "Who Watches the Watchmen?"

Recedite, Plebes!

Recedite, Plebes!
Recedite, plebes gero rem imperialem ("Stand Aside Plebians! I Am On Imperial Business!")

Revera Linguam Latinam

Revera Linguam Latinam
Here's a bit of useful Latin for you if you get stuck in a jam: Revera linguam latinam vix cognovi ("I Don’t Really Know All That Much Latin.")

Rident Stolidi

Rident Stolidi
Rident stolidi verba Latina ("Fools Laugh at the Latin Language"). Hopefully, though, they're laughing with you and not at you...

Semper Ubi Sub Ubi

Semper Ubi Sub Ubi
Here's a wonderful little pseudo Latin motto to live by: Semper Ubi Sub Ubi ("Always Wear Underwear.") All right, so it really translates as "Always Where Under Where," but nobody else has to know...

Si hoc legere...

Si hoc legere...
Si hoc legere scis
nimium eruditionis habes ("If you can read this, you have waaaay too much education!") No translation provided on the actual design, for obvious reasons...

Sola Lingua Bona Est

Sola Lingua Bona Est
Sola lingua bona est lingua mortua ("The Only Good Language Is a Dead Language.")

Temet Nosce

Temet Nosce
Temet nosce ("Know Thyself"). Great words to live by (and a nifty little quote from the movie "The Matrix").

Veni Vidi Vici

Veni Vidi Vici
Perhaps the most famous words ever uttered in Latin were said by Julius Caesar: Veni, Vidi, Vici ("I Came, I Saw, I Conquered").

Veni Vidi Emi

Veni Vidi Emi
What did Julius Caesar declare after visiting the marketplace? "Veni, Vidi, Emi Subucula" ("I came, I saw, I bought the shirt"). Also available as a mug or bag design.

Veni, Vidi ...

Veni, Vidi ...
All right, so everybody knows "Veni, Vidi, Vici" ("I Came, I Saw, I Conquered"). But not so many people know about these other phrases Caesar is said to have uttered...


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