nil conscire sibi, nulla pallescere culpa
to have a clear conscience and not pale at any charge

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unius dementia dementes efficit multos

September 12, 2006

This phrase in Latin summarises the situation in our office.  Translated, it means “the madness of 1 person drives many mad“. Have not been back to the office for a while as I have just came back from an overseas trip and am now on reservist (thanks to IMF / Word Bank). So, I had lunch with 1 of […]

etiam capillus unus habet umbram suam

September 10, 2006

Pronounced as: EH-tee-ahm  kah-PIL-luus  OON-uus  HAH-bet  UUM-brahm  SOO-ahm Meaning:  Don’t take anyone or anything for granted