Phrases from the Past We Need to Bring Back
We all know about carpe diem—seize the day—but here are a few other forgotten Latin sayings that capture those hard-to-explain (and hard-to-get-through) moments everyone eventually faces.
Ascribed to Publilius Syrus, a 1st century AD writer known for his aphorisms, this saying reminds us that even the smallest action has consequences, that everything and everyone, no matter how seemingly insignificant, affects the universe. (Not for nothing, Syrus was brought from Syria to Italy as a slave. He so impressed his master with his pithy wit that the master freed and educated him).