Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Note 94: Zeitschrift für deutsche Altertum 29 (1885): 350 — 51: "quod cernens mater tolerare nequibat,/(amor est matris, cum sit pater ad pietatem)/accurrens igitur amens exclamat in altum." back

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • How about “Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum videtur?”

    ProWomanProLife » Happy New Year!

  • In summation: quidquid Latine dictum sit altum videtur

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Barack Obama is tired of your motherfucking shit.

  • "The old maxim, 'Quidquid latine dictum sit altum videtur' (anything said in Latin sounds profound) certainly applies!"

    Wired Top Stories

  • Etenim hoc quod imputant nobis qui sunt a Valentino, in ea quae deorsum Ebdomade dicentes nos remanere, quasi non adtollentes in altum mentem neque quae sursum sunt sentientes, quoniam portentiloquium ipsorum non recipimus, hoc idem ipsum qui a Basilide sunt his imputant.

    The Gnostic shuffle ...

  • Quicumque Christum quæritis, oculos in altum tollite:

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • As I wrote in my letter of 27 May 2007 to the Catholic Church in China, referring to the invitation Duc in altum cf.

    Archive 2008-06-22

  • As, for instance, a horse will more readily take the bit, if each time he accepts it some good befalls him; or, again, he will leap ditches and spring up embankments and perform all the other feats incumbent on him, if he be led to associate obedience to the word of command with relaxation. 126 114 ekpedan = exsilire in altum

    On Horsemanship

  • [3674] Tully found out long since out of his experience; Asperius nihil est humili cum surgit in altum, set a beggar on horseback, and he will ride a gallop, a gallop, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Cousin-germans to these men are many of our great philosophers and deists, who, though they be more temperate in this life, give many good moral precepts, honest, upright, and sober in their conversation, yet in effect they are the same (accounting no man a good scholar that is not an atheist), nimis altum sapiunt, too much learning makes them mad.

    Anatomy of Melancholy


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.