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Quote for my classroom..help..

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Quote for my classroom..help..

Postby mellolp54609 » Fri Jul 04, 2008 7:35 am

ok well I am not very good with computers, but I don't know who else to turn to. I could really use your help. I am a high school science teacher and I have always loved the quote, "Never forget the people that make you who you are." That line, plus my love for the Latin language, brought me to the decision that I need that quote on a poster in my room. Only problem, I don't know enough latin to successfully translate it. If someone could give me a translation, or even something with the same meaning (ie. replace never forget with remember). If anyone could help, I would ever so grateful.

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Postby Kasper » Tue Jul 08, 2008 6:51 am

just to get some responses started, i'll propose:

"Nunquam te talem creatorum obliviscaris"

but wait for some better suggestions.
“Cum ego verbo utar,” Humpty Dumpty dixit voce contempta, “indicat illud quod optem – nec plus nec minus.”
“Est tamen rogatio” dixit Alice, “an efficere verba tot res indicare possis.”
“Rogatio est, “Humpty Dumpty responsit, “quae fiat magister – id cunctum est.”
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Postby benissimus » Sat Sep 27, 2008 2:50 am

Latin is sort of averse to highly abstract statements like "what makes you you?", but with a little bit of liberty I translate your phrase:

memor esto qui te fecerint
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Postby Franmorar » Fri Oct 17, 2008 11:34 pm

What about this one?

Numquam eorum oblitus sis, qui te (talem) qualis es fecerunt.

Or, using modal attraction:

Nolite eorum oblivisci, qui te (talem) qualis sis fecerint.
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