naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurret

Latin quotation from Horace
na·​tu·​ram ex·​pel·​las fur·​ca, ta·​men us·​que re·​cur·​ret | \ nä-ˈtü-ˌräm-ek-ˌspe-läs-ˈfu̇r-ˌkä ˌtä-men-ˈu̇s-kwe-re-ˈku̇r-et How to pronounce naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurret (audio) \

Definition of naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurret

: you may drive nature out with a pitchfork, but she will keep coming back

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“Naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurret.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/naturam%20expellas%20furca%2C%20tamen%20usque%20recurret. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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