verbum sat sapienti (est)

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verbum sat sapienti (est)

dated From Latin, literally, "a word to the wise is sufficient," meaning a wise or prudent person does not or should not require any further explanation. Typically used to emphasize the advice implied by one's statement. Sir, verbum sat sapienti. Your efforts in the senate would be better served were you to focus on issues directly pertaining to your field of expertise. Repeating the same weak, debunked arguments won't make them true, you know. Verbum sat sapienti est.
See also: sapienti, sat, verbum
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