aequam memento rebus in arduis servare mentem

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Due to Horace; see first quotation.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈae̯.kʷam meˈmen.toː ˈreː.bus in ˈar.du.iːs serˈwaː.re ˈmen.tem/, [ˈae̯.kʷãˑ mɛˈmɛn̪.t̪oː ˈreː.bʊs ɪn ˈar.d̪ʊ.iːs sɛrˈwaː.rɛ ˈmɛn̪.t̪ɛ̃ˑ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈe.kwam meˈmen.to ˈre.bus in ˈar.du.is serˈva.re ˈmen.tem/, [ˈɛː.kwam mɛˈmɛn̪.t̪ɔ ˈrɛː.bus in ˈar.d̪u.is sɛrˈvaː.rɛ ˈmɛn̪.t̪ɛm]
  • (Vulgar) IPA(key): /ˈe.kʷam meˈmɛn.toː ˈreː.βus in ˈar.du.iːs serˈβaː.re ˈmɛn.tem/, [ˈe.kʷã meˈmɛn.to ˈre.βos ẽ ˈar.dʷ.is serˈβa.re ˈmɛn.tẽ]

Proverb[edit]

aequam mementō rēbus in arduīs servāre mentem

  1. Remember to keep a clear head in difficult times.