solvitur ambulando

Latin phrase

sol·​vi·​tur am·​bu·​lan·​do ˈsȯl-wi-ˌtu̇r-ˌäm-bu̇-ˈlän-dō How to pronounce solvitur ambulando (audio)
: it is solved by walking : the problem can be solved by a practical demonstration
referring to Diogenes' response to the claim that motion is unreal by getting up and walking

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“Solvitur ambulando.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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