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The Shadowhunter Chronicles + Latin

I knew Latin before I read TID and TMI and let me tell you, every time I read these I was sent into a frenzy. Such powerful phrases.

while I breathe, I hope. #quote

Dum spiro spero means "While I breathe, I hope" in Latin and is a modern paraphrase of ideas that survive in two ancient writers, Theocritus and Cicero. It is a motto of various places, families, and organizations.

Phrases from the Past We Need to Bring Back

Phrases from the Past We Need to Bring Back

"Audentis fortuna iuvat" which means "Fortune favors the brave"

"Audentis fortuna iuvat" which means "Fortune favors the brave." //From Vergil I actually read "Fortes fortuna iuvat".meaning the same thing

Carpe Diem, Carpe Noctem, Carpe Omnia. Seize the day, seize the night, seize everything because any one moment you let slip through your fingers is one youll never get back!

Seize the day, seize the night, seize everything because any one moment you let slip through your fingers is one you'll never get back!