Latin

Vestis virum reddit.  (The clothes make the man.)
- Marcus Fabius Quintilianus

Audi partem alterum.  (Hear the other side.)
- Saint Augustine

Omnium rerum principia parva sunt.  (Everything has a small beginning.)       
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Silent leges inter arma.  (During war, the laws are silent.)
- Marcus Tullius Cicero (Pro Milone 11)

Carpe diem.  (Seize the day.)
- Horatius

Si vis pacem, para bellum.  (If you want peace, prepare for war.)
- Vegetius

Serva me, servabo te.  (Serve me and I will serve you.)
- Petronius 

Quaedam iura non scripta sed omnibus scriptis certiora sunt. (Some laws are unwritten but they are better established than all written ones.)
- Seneca Rhetor

Latin Legal Phrases:
amicus curiae  (friend of the court)
bona fide  (good faith)
caveat emptor  (buyer beware)
de jure / de facto  (according to law / according to fact)
ex post facto  (resulting after the fact)
habeas corpus  (produce the body)
ignorantia legis neminem excusat  (ignorance of the law is no excuse)
modus operandi  (method of operation)
nemo est supra leges  (no one is above the law)
nolo contendere  (no contest)
non compos mentis  (not mentally competent)
onus probandi  (the burden of proof)
pro tempore  (for the time being)
publicam bonum privato est praeferendumont  (the public good is preferred to the private good)

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