aequam servare mentem

Latin quotation from Horace
ae·​quam ser·​va·​re men·​tem | \ ˈī-ˌkwäm-ser-ˌwä-rā-ˈmen-ˌtem How to pronounce aequam servare mentem (audio) \

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: to preserve a calm mind : to stay calm

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“Aequam servare mentem.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aequam%20servare%20mentem. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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