University Mottos That More Accurately Describe My College Experience

UPenn

COGNITIO NON RESIDENT IN HOC LOCO

Knowledge does not reside in this place.

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OMNES EDUCATORES CONTEMNET EORUM ALUMNI

All educators despise their students.

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STULTO EST BELLUM FACERE CONTRA ATHLETAE

It is foolish to make war against the athletes.

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ABSTINENTIA A EBRIETAS EST QUEDAM EXILIUM

Abstinence from drunkenness is a kind of exile.

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NEMO TUUM CHORO IMPRIMATUR SOCIARI

No one is impressed by your choir membership.

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AMOR FUGIT POPULI TURPIS

Love avoids ugly people.

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DESPERATIO INIMICA EST DOCTRINA

Despair is the enemy of learning.

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INGENS COPIA CIBUS EST UNICUM AMICUM TUUM

The vast supply of food is your only friend.

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NIHIL FACIAM PRAEPARETIS PUBIS

Nothing will make you prepared for adulthood.

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IRREMISSIBLE EST DESTITUERET TUUM FAMILIAE

It is unpardonable to disappoint your family.

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ABITURUM DEBITUM TUUM

Your debt will never go away.

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PISCICULU IN MARE MAGNA DEMERGIT

A small fish in a big sea drowns.

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Brian Hurley is not a Latin expert.

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