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Ægre de tramite recto
Æquam servare mentem
A boat, and a book, and a shady nook are better to me than gold.
A fynno duw derfid
A la volonté de Dieu
A ma puissance
Actions not words
Ad cælos volans
Adversis major, par secundis
Aere perennius
After shadows light
Agnus dei salvator meus
Ahoy! don’t sail away with this book
Allah ta hara
Altiora petivimus
Amica veritas; Sustine et abstine; E bello doppo il morire vivere anchora; Mediolanum a gallis contitum
Amo
Appetitus ratione pareat
Aquila non captat muscas
Arise, pray, work
Artes veritas scientia / Si queris peninsulam amœnam circumspice
At spes non fracta
At spes non fracta; Vero nihil veritus
Audacter et strenue
Aut tace aut face
Avancez
Ave gre veritas
Avita pro fide
Be mindful
Bon temps viendra
Books are keys to wisdom’s treasure; books are paths that upward lead; books are gates to lands of pleasure, books are friends, come, let us read.
Books bring me friends where’er on Earth I be, solace of solitude - bonds of society.
Books were once men
Boutez en avant
Cœlum non animum
Candide sed caute
Cave muscam pungit
Che sara sara
Christi servitus vera libertas
Christo et ecclesiae / Veri tas
Christo Et Ecclesle
Ciall azus neart
Coll. Regin. Cant.
Come and take choice of all my library and so beguile thy soorow.
Consequitur quodcunque petit
Considerate lilia agri
Cor immobile
Craggan an phithlach; Per mare per terras
Crede cornu; Les hommes sont meschants mais leurs livres sont bons
Crescat scientia vita excolatur
Crescent
Crescet sub pondere virtus
Cruce salus
Crux scutum
Crux spes unica
Curæ cedit fatum; Suum cuique
Das alte wahre, fass es an
Dat deus incrementum
Dat gloria vires
De bon vouloir servir le roy
Dei providentia nostra est hæreditas
Dei sub numine viget
Deo juvante; Consilio et animis
Despicio terrena
Deum cole regem serva
Deus meus adjutor meus
Deus pascit corvos
Devant si je puis
Dieu et mon honneur
Dieu et mon roi
Dip deeply within my pages
Disce a liquid hora latet
Discipulus est prioris posterior dies.
Domine dirige nos
Dominus illuminatio mea
Droit et avant
Dulce quod utile
Dum memor ipse mei
Dum spiro spero
E cura quies
Edita doctrina sapientum
Ehre und werth
Electi sed non frangi
Elizabetha Dei Gracia Anglie Francie et Hibernie Regina Fidei Defensor
Elumina amem sylvasque in glorius
Encore plus loin
Essayez
Esse quam videri
Esto quod Audes
Esto semper fidelis
Et juste et vray
Et marte et arte
Ex candore decus
Excelsior
Expecto cuncta superne; Non nobis domine; Deus nobis hæc otia fecit
Fac et spera
Facta no verba
Faire sans dire
Famam extendimus factis
Fari quæ sentiat
Festina Lente
Feythfully serve
Fiat lux
Fide et amore
Fide et fiducia
Fide sed cui vide
Fidele a fin
Fides sufficit
Finis coronat opus
Firmitas in cœlo
Flecti non frangi
For out of olde feldes as men saith, cometh all this newe corn from yeer to yeer, and out of olde bokes, in good faith, cometh al this newe science that men fere. G.C.
For oute of old feldys, as men sey, comyth al this newe corn from yer to yere; And out of olde bokis, in good fey, comyth al this newe science that men lere.
Fortis et fidelis
Fortis et hospitalis
Fortiter si forsitan
Fove librum ut eo alter fruatur
Franc et loyal
Frappe fort
Gang forward
Garde la croix
Gardez bien
Gloria Virtutis Umbra
Gratian opolitani
Gravis cantantibus umbra
Grip fast
Hæc arma exsuviasque operum mea quercus habebit
Hazard zit forward
Here goes a ship with a cargo of Books to the City of Dreams
Holde faste faythe
Honesta - Bona
Honestas • Optima • Politia
Honeste audax
Honi soit qui mal y pense
Honi soit qui mal y pense / A deo et rege
Honi soit qui mal y pense / Dieu et mon droit
Honi soit qui mal y pense / Si Deus pro nobis quis contra nos
Honi soit [qui] mal y pense
Honor virtutis præmium; St. George me conduit; Loyalle suys
Honor virtutis premium
Honorate, diligite, timete.
Honore et amore
Honos erit huic quoque luto
Hope
Humani nihil alienum
Humilitas
Humilitate
I desire to deserve
I find, under the boughs of love and hate, eternal beauty wandering on her way
I love everything that’s old: old freinds, old times .. old manners old books, .. old wine
I pray thee, Reader, do not soil this book or mark the phrases which may thee impress; That he who later reads may, for himself discover all its charm and truthfulness.
Immersibilis est vera virtus
Impelle obstantia
In cœlo quies / Patience passe science
In deo speramus
In domino confido [sinister shield]
In lumine tuo videbimus lumen
In portu navigo
In portu quies
In silentio fortitudo
In veritate victoria
Inter folia fructus
Invictus maneo
J’ai ma foi tenu a ma puissance
J’aime la liberté
Je pense pour moi même
Je voll droit avoir
Lætitia et spe immortalitatis
La vertu est la seule noblesse
Labor improbus omnia vincit
Labor Omnia Vincit
Lador et constancia (around oval shield); Lee tu que te; Si no sabex lean si no puedes (at bottom of plate)
Laet vaeren nydt
Laudare benedicere prædicare; Inter folia fructus
Laus Deo
Le aquile non cavano le colombe; Iddio e’il mio torrione
Learning and Labor
Lectis quæ placuit decies repertita placebit
Let me live in a house by the side of a road and be a friend to man
Let’s go hand in hand, not one before another
Leve et reluis
Liber est causa sui
Liber honestus lucerna mentis
Libertas et natale solum
Libertas; libertas
Literæ sine - moribus vanæ
Loyal en tout
Loyalte na honte
Loyaulté maintenir
Lux et veritas
Lux tua via mea
Lux venit ab alto
Martis non cupidinis
Medicamenti mentis
Mediis tranquillus in undis
Medio tutissimus ibis
Meliora spero
Mens sibi conscia recti
Mente manuque
Meum et tuum
Miseris succurrere disco
Mullagher a boo
Multum legendum
My strength is as the strength of ten because my heart is pure
Nam etiam quod discere supervacuum est, prodest cognoscere - Seneca
Nec efferi nec dejicti
Nec fluctu nec flatu movetur
Nec temere nec timide
Nec Termere, Nec Timide
Nec timeo nec sperno
Nec triste. Nec trepide.
Nemo me impune lacessit
Nil conscire sibi
Nil desperandum
Nil mortalibus arduum
Nil sine numine
Nobilis est ira leonis
Nobilis ira; Avito viret honore
Nobiscum quis contra
Nomen extendere factis
Non hæc sine numine
Non minor est virtus quam quærere parta tueri
Non nobis solum
Non revertar inultus
Nosce teipsum
Nubem eripiam
Nulla pallescere culpa
Nunquam sedeo
Old books are best
Orbi resplendet
Ou bien, ou rien
Paratus quo ducet
Parcere subjectis debellare superbos
Patitur qui vincit
Patria fidelis
Pax et copia
Per ardua
Per secula manens
Percussis elevor
Perseverando
Petit alta / Mercy is my desire
Pflichtgefeuhl und thatkraft
Philosophemur
Plus penser que dire
Pob dawne o dduw
Porro urum est necessarium; Virtutis fortuna comes; Quis Separabit
Post tenebras lux
Pour dyeu et ma mye
Prenez en gré
Prest pour mon pais
Pro aris et focis
Pro deo et patria
Pro Deo et rege
Pro libertate patriæ
Pro libertate patriœ
Pro patriâ
Pro patria
Pro rece lege grege
Pro rege et limite
Quærere verum
Quaecumque sunt vera
Qui non proficit deficit
Quod potui perfeci
Quousque tandem
Reading maketh a full man
Recte age nil time
Reginæ erunt nutrices tuæ
Sans changer
Sapientiæ et felicitatis
Secret et hardy
Semper fidelis
Semper paratus
Semper verus
Semper viret
Sibi et Amicis
Sibi Suisque
Sic fidem teneo
Sir, the biographical part of literature is what I love most.
So run that you may obtain
SOI EROS AIONIE
Soies content
Sola proba quæ honesta.
Sola virtus invicta
Sola virtus nobilitat
Spare nought
Spem successus alit
Sperans pergo
Spero infestis, metuo secundis
Spero ut fidelis
Spes mea in Deo
Spiritus est qui vivificiat; Obedientia et dilectio
Steady
Straight on
Studio fallente laboram
Sub libertate quietam
Sub robore virtus
Sub sole sub umbra virens
Suum cuique; Jehova jireh
Tam arte quam marte
Tandem
Tant que je puis
taram nomhum a bruadh
Temperans et constans
Tenax in fide
Terras irradient
The help of man always short, / Whose aid the sick oft need. / All saving thine, loosing every yoke.
Thou fool! to seek companions in a crowd, into thy room, and there upon thy knees before thy bookshelves, humbly thank thy God that thou hast friends like these.
Thou shalt not steal
Time deum et honora regem
Tis with our judgements as our watches ~ none go just alike, yet each believes his own.
Toujour pret
Toujours pret
Toujours propice
Tout prest
Tout vient de Dieu
Tria juncta in uno; At spes non fracta
Tria juncta in uno; Mens conscia recti
Tria juncta in uno; Toujours fide’le
Tria Junctain Uno / Ich Dien / A Cruce Salus
Turris fortissima virtus
Ultra montem mons equi alba
Un roy, un foy , un loy
Ut vivas vigila
Velis et remis
Velut arbor ævo
Veritas
Veritas et virtus
Vertue is honour
Vertue vaunceth
Vexilla Regis Prodeunt Fulget / Crucis Mysterium Qua / Vita Mortem Pertulit
Vi et consilio
Viam aut inveniam aut faciam
Vicimus
Vigila
Vigilantia et veritate
Vincit qui patitur
Virescit vulnere virtus
Virtus mille scuta
Virtus patientia veritas
Virtute et fide
Virtute et fidelitate
Virtute et industria
Virtute et industriae
Virtute non verbis
Virtute quies
Virtutem coronat Bonos / Prius mori quam fidem fallere
Vita dulcedo spes
Vitam impendere vero
Volo non valeo
Volonté de Dieu
Vox clamantis in deserto
Watch and pray
We may hold converse with all forms of the many-sided man
Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might
While I live, I’ll crow
While you converse with lords and dukes, I have their betters here --- my books, fixed in an elbow-chair at ease, I choose companions as I please. - Thomas Sheridan to Dean Swift
Who folds a leafe downe ye diuel toaste browne who makes marke or blotte ye diuel roaste hot who stealeth thisse boke ye diuel shall cooke.
You make the wordlessly celestial suffer the point of wordly meaning