|littera occidit, spiritus vivicat||the letter kills, the spirit gives life (after 2 Corinthians 3:6)|
|Amor est spiritus qui nos alet||Love is the breath that sustains us.|
|Amor occidit||Love kills.|
|anima certe, quia spiritus, in sicco habitare non potest; ideo in sanguine fertur habitare||the soul, which is spirit, cannot dwell in dust; it is carried along to dwell in the blood (St. Augustine)|
|canis ingens, catena vinctus, in pariete erat pictus superque quadrata littera scriptum, Cave Canem||a large dog, tied to a chain, was painted on the wall and over the picture was written in block letters, Beware the Dog (Petronius)|
|dum spiritus hos regit artus||so long as the spirit of life controls these limbs (Virgil)|
|est deus in nobis, et sunt commercia cœli. Sedibus ætheriis spiritus ille venit||there is a god within us, and we hold commerce with heaven. That spirit comes from abodes on high (Ovid)|
|et sanguis et spiritus pecunia mortalibus||money is both blood and life to mortal men|
|in nomine Patris et Filii et Spiritus Sancti||in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit (from the Catholic Mass)|
|littera||letter (of the alphabet)|
|littera enim occidit, spiritus autem vivificat (or, littera occidit, spiritus vivicat)||for the letter kills, but the spirit breathes life (2 Corinthians 3:6)|
|littera scripta manet||the written letter remains|
|magnificat anima mea Dominum; et exsultavit spiritus meus in Deo salutari meo||my soul magnifies the Lord; and my spirit rejoices in God my savior (the Hymn of the Virgin Mary at the Annunciation, St. Luke 1:46-47)|
|multis ille bonis flebilis occidit nulli flebilior quam tibi (or mihi)||he fell lamented by many good men, by none more lamented than by you (or by me) (Horace, said of Quintilian)|
|nondum omnium dierum sol occidit||the sun of all days has not yet set|
|nutrimentum spiritus||nourishment for the spirit (inscription on the Royal Library of Berlin)|
|occidit miseros crambe repetita magistros||cabbage repeated is the death of the wretched masters (Juvenal)|
|præbet mihi littera linguam; et, si non liceat scribere, mutus ero||this letter gives me a tongue; and were I not allowed to write, I should be dumb (Ovid)|
|spiritus||breath, breathing, life, spirit|
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