est modus in rebus

Latin quotation from Horace

est mo·​dus in re·​bus est-ˈmȯ-ˌdu̇s-in-ˈrā-ˌbu̇s How to pronounce est modus in rebus (audio)
: there is a limit in things : everything in proportion

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“Est modus in rebus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/est%20modus%20in%20rebus. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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