esse quam videri
foreign term Etymology: Latin to be rather than to seem — motto of North Carolina

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  • Esse quam videri — is a Latin phrase meaning To be, rather than to seem . It has been used as motto by a number of different groups.History Esse quam videri is found in Cicero s essay On Friendship ( , chapter 98). Virtute enim ipsa non tam multi praediti esse quam …   Wikipedia

  • esse quam videri — /es se kwahm wi de rddee/; Eng. /es ee kwam vi dair uy/, Latin. to be rather than to seem: motto of North Carolina. * * * …   Universalium

  • esse quam videri — /es se kwahm wi de rddee/; Eng. /es ee kwam vi dair uy/, Latin. to be rather than to seem: motto of North Carolina …   Useful english dictionary

  • Magis esse quam videri oportet — es una locución latina que significa “más importa ser que parecer” Esta locución latina indica que no debe fiarse todo a las apariencias de las cosas, sino que principalmente debe buscarse en ellas lo esencial y lo más importante. Referencias El… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cato esse, quam videri, bonus malebat. — См. Не слыть, а быть …   Большой толково-фразеологический словарь Михельсона (оригинальная орфография)

  • Liste de locutions latines — Cet article contient une liste de locutions latines présentée par ordre alphabétique. Pour des explications morphologiques et linguistiques générales, consulter l article : Expression latine. Sommaire  A   B … …   Wikipédia en Français

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