Estuans intrinsecus ira vehementi in amaritudine loquar me? menti: factus de materia levis elementi similes sum folio de quo ludunt venti.
Quo magis in dubiis hominem spectare periclis convenit adversisque in rebus noscere qui sit; nam verae voces tum demum pectore ab imo eliciuntur et eripitur persona, manet res.lucretius
Quo res cunque cadant, unum et commune periculum, Una salus ambobus erit.virgil
Quo tendis inertem Rex periture, fugam? Nescis heu, perdite! nescis Quem fugias; hostes incurris, dum fugis hostem. Incidis in Scyllam cupiens vitare Charybdim.Where, O king, destined to perish, are you directing your unavailing flight? Alas, lost one, you know not whom you flee; you are running upon enemies, whilst you flee from your foe. You fall upon the rock Scylla desiring to avoid the whirlpool Charybdis.
Bureaucracy defends the status Quo long past the time when the Quo has lost its status.1978 In the San Francisco Chronicle, 29 Jan.
Id Quo maius non cogitari potest. That than which a greater cannot be thought.St Anselm
Interea glaciali figore rigenti insulae et velut longiore terrarum secessu soli visibili non proximae verus ille non de firmamento solum temporali sed de summa etiam caelorum arce tempora cuncta excedente universo orbi praefulgidum sui coruscum ostendens, tempore, ut scimus, summo Tiberii Caesaris, Quo absque ullo impedimento delatoribus militum eiusdem, radios suos primum indulget, id est sua praecepta, Christus.gildas
Question the status Quo at all times, especially when things are going well.garry kasparov
It did not last: the devil, shouting "Ho.Let Einstein be," restored the status Quo."In continuation of Pope on Newton" from Poems (1926); Squire is here extending upon the famous statement of Alexander Pope:
Quid scribam vobis, p[atres]. c[onscripti]., aut Quo modo scribam, aut quid omnino non scribam hoc tempore, dii me deaeque peius perdant quam cotidie perire sentio, si scio.tiberius
The European policy is invariably the maintenance of the status Quo, and you will do nothing for the subject races unless we, by taking initiative, make you realize that helping us against the Turks is the lesser of the evils.eleftherios venizelos
... it is not men that most women worry about when they rise to the defense of the status Quo. Their apparent endorsement of male supremacy is, rather, a pathetic striving for self-respect, self-justification, and self-pardon. After fifteen hundred years of subjection to men, Western woman finds it almost unbearable to face the fact that she has been hoodwinked and enslaved by her inferiors that the master is lesser than the slave.elizabeth gould davis
"For people, 'here' signifies not merely a physical space, but also an historical space." "Those who are served by the present limit-situation regard the untested feasibility as a threatening limit-situation which must not be allowed to materialize, and act to maintain the status Quo."paulo freire
HUMANAE VITAE tradendae munus gravissimum, ex Quo coniuges liberam et consciam Deo Creatori tribuunt operam, magnis semper ipsos affecit gaudiis, quae tamen aliquando non paucae difficultates et angustiae sunt secutae.Pope Paul VI
The United States has been very clear that we did have to have some political basis to make clear that that cessation of hostilities was not going to countenance a return to the status Quo ante. This resolution does that. And now we're going to see who is for peace and who isn't.condoleezza rice
The State is a collection of officials, different for difference purposes, drawing comfortable incomes so long as the status Quo is preserved. The only alteration they are likely to desire in the status Quo is an increase of bureaucracy and the power of bureaucrats.bertrand russell
Ex hoc barbaricis abacta plectris spernit senipedem stilum Thalia, ex Quo septipedes videt patronos.sidonius apollinaris
Parta meæ Veneri sunt munera; namque notavi Ipse locum aëriæ Quo congessere palumbes.I have found out a gift for my fair;
The diagnosis is clear, but changing the status Quo has proven difficult, because often those who are elected do not govern, and those who do govern are not elected.Alfred-Maurice de Zayas 2013 Report of the Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
Estuans intrinsecus ira vehementi in amaritudine loquar me? menti: factus de materia levis elementi similes sum folio de Quo ludunt venti.Seething over inwardly
Quid scribam vobis, p[atres]. c[onscripti]., aut Quo modo scribam, aut quid omnino non scribam hoc tempore, dii me deaeque peius perdant quam cotidie perire sentio, si scio.My Lords, if I know what to tell you, or how to tell it, or what to leave altogether untold for the present, may all the gods and goddesses in Heaven bring me to an even worse damnation than I now daily suffer!
Nullius addictus iurare in verba magistri, Quo me cumque rapit tempestas, deferor hospes.I am not bound over to swear allegiance to any master; where the storm drives me I turn in for shelter.
Tunc Caesar: "Eatur," inquit, "Quo deorum ostenta et inimicorum iniquitas vocat. Iacta alea est," inquit.Caesar exclaimed: "Let us accept this as a sign from the Gods, and follow where they beckon, in vengeance on our double-dealing enemies. The die is cast."
Incitato eQuo, cuius causa pridie circenses, ne inquietaretur, viciniae silentium per milites indicere solebat, praeter equile marmoreum et praesaepe eburneum praeterque purpurea tegumenta ac monilia e gemmis domum etiam et familiam et supellectilem dedit, Quo lautius nomine eius invitati acciperentur; consulatum quoque traditur destinasse.To prevent Incitatus, his favourite horse, from being disturbed he always picketed the neighbourhood with troops on the day before the races, ordering them to enforce absolute silence. Incitatus owned a marble stable, an ivory stall, purple blankets, and a jewelled collar; also a house, a team of slaves, and furniture – to provide suitable entertainment for guests whom Gaius invited in its name. It is said that he even planned to award Incitatus a consulship.
ÆQuo stat fœdare tempus. Time stands with impartial law.marcus manilius
Quod vero naturalis ratio inter omnes homines constituit, id apud omnes populos peræque custoditur vocaturque ius gentium, quasi Quo iure omnes gentes utuntur.But the law which natural reason has established among all mankind and which is equally observed among all peoples, is called the Law of Nations, as being that which all nations make use of.
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