tempus edax rerum

Latin quotation from Ovid
tem·​pus edax re·​rum | \ ˈtem-pu̇s-ˌe-ˌdäks-ˈrā-ru̇m How to pronounce tempus edax rerum (audio) \

Definition of tempus edax rerum

: time, that devours all things

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