sic transit gloria mundi


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sic transit gloria mundi

Nothing on earth is permanent, as in His first three novels were bestsellers and now he can't even find an agent-sic transit gloria mundi . This expression, Latin for "Thus passes the glory of the world," has been used in English since about 1600, and is familiar enough so that it is sometimes abbreviated to sic transit.
See also: sic, transit
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The truth is no more eloquently expressed than by the motto I saw on the wall of the plush office of a businessman who wallows in power and wealth: Sic transit gloria mundi.
13 second--fleeting, but sic transit gloria mundi [so passes away the glory of the world].
Sic transit gloria mundi (Thus passes the glory of the world), professor and assistant vice president for public affairs Jose Wendell Capili said on his Facebook account.
Sic transit gloria mundi, dijeran los clasicos latinos.
sic transit gloria mundi, said poet-professor and UP assistant vice president for public affairs Jose Wendell Capili in his official Facebook account.
El pasado martes 2 de abril me vino a la mente ese aforismo latino, tan socorrido en otros tiempos: sic transit gloria mundi (asi pasa la gloria del mundo), que hace referencia a lo efimero de ciertas glorias terrenas.