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In review[edit]

Note: If you are adding nominations for specific dates, holidays or other special reasons please add to the Specials section and NOT HERE.
Also, please check the archives in case the motto has been submitted and subsequently approved before. If this is the case try to think up another motto instead. Please check Wikipedia:Motto of the day/Nominations.
Otherwise feel free to add your suggestion, express your opinion on a nomination or create an edited version of a nomination by using these formats:

===[[wlink to the author/work or nearest article, if exists|→]] [[WP:MOTD|Motto]] with words/phrases linked to the [[WP:PRJ|Wikipedia namespace]].===
Origin of the motto and your comments. ~~~~

*'''Support''' your reason... (optional). ~~~~
*'''Oppose''' your reason.... ~~~~
*'''Weak support'''/'''oppose''' your reason.... ~~~~
*''Comment''/''Note'': your comment/note.... ~~~~
*'''Speedy close''' your reason.... ~~~~

====[[wlink to the author/work or nearest article, if exists|→]] [[WP:EDIT|Edited]] [[WP:MOTD|motto]].====
'''Edit n''' reason for edit, what was changed, etc.. ~~~~

Inveniet quod quisque velit
("Each shall find what he desires")
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Inveniet quod quisque velit; non omnibus unum est, quod placet; hic spinas colligit, ille rosas.
("Each shall find what he desires; no one thing pleases all; one gathers thorns, another roses.")

Prudently attributed to Prudentius (348–c. 413), probably by Petronius (27–66), 74 Poet. Lat. Min. IV, ed. Baehrens. –pjoef (talkcontribs) 08:32, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

Inveniet quod quisque velit
("Each shall find what he desires")
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Edit 1 with WP:DESIRABLEOUTCOME. –pjoef (talkcontribs) 08:32, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

He stands for fame on his forefather's feet,
By heraldry, proved valiant or discreet!
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Edward Young (1683–1765), Love of Fame, The Universal Passion (1728), Satire I, line 123. –pjoef (talkcontribs) 08:19, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

Good. For a moment there, I thought we were in trouble.[edit]

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969). –pjoef (talkcontribs) 07:52, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

Invenias etiam disiecti membra poetae
("You would still recognize the scattered fragments of a poet")
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Horace (65 BC – 8 BC), Satires, I, 4, 62. –pjoef (talkcontribs) 10:57, 9 September 2014 (UTC)

Few sons attain the praise of their great sires, and most
their sires disgrace.
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Homer (c. 8th century BC), Odyssey (c. 8th century BC; 1725–1726 [translated by Alexander Pope (1688–1744)]), Book II. –pjoef (talkcontribs) 10:21, 9 September 2014 (UTC)

Klaatu barada nikto[edit]

A phrase from The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951). –pjoef (talkcontribs) 10:01, 9 September 2014 (UTC)

The organs of state must practice democratic centralism, they must rely on the masses and their personnel must serve the people.[edit]

Mao (1893–1976), On the Correct Handling of Contradictions Among the People, (27 February 1957). –pjoef (talkcontribs) 09:18, 9 September 2014 (UTC)

Strike me pink![edit]

A Double Life (1947). –pjoef (talkcontribs) 08:48, 2 September 2014 (UTC)

Strike me pink![edit]

Edit 1, with Help:Color. benzband (talk) 07:24, 4 September 2014 (UTC)

Strike me pink![edit]

Edit 2, with Wikipedia:Protection policy#Template protection (template-protected pages have a pink lock). benzband (talk) 07:28, 4 September 2014 (UTC)

  • Support (all versions and especially Edit 1 and the original). –pjoef (talkcontribs) 07:39, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

All the time you spend trying to get back what's been took from you, more is going out the back door.[edit]

Ellis (Barry Corbin) in No Country for Old Men (Coen brothers, 2007). Possible alternatives I considered include using WP:REVENGE for the first link, or using WP:OUCH for the second. benzband (talk) 12:32, 9 August 2014 (UTC)

Symbol recycling vote.svg Reopened (not enough discussion) –pjoef (talkcontribs) 08:25, 2 September 2014 (UTC)

Integer vitae scelerisque purus
("Unimpaired by life and clean of wickedness")
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Quintus Horatius Flaccus (Horace; 8 December 65 BC – 27 November 8 BC), Carmina 1/22:1. –pjoef (talkcontribs) 12:15, 29 July 2014 (UTC)

  • Oppose I'm not a fan of out-of-context quotes. Chris Troutman (talk) 16:06, 5 August 2014 (UTC)

Integer vitae scelerisque purus
("Unimpaired by life and clean of wickedness")
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Edit 1, using WP:NEWBIE and WP:FAITH. benzband (talk) 12:32, 9 August 2014 (UTC)

Integer vitae scelerisque purus
("Unimpaired by life and clean of wickedness")
[edit]

Edit 2, using WP:SOW/REAP. My favorite edit because of the uncommon link. benzband (talk) 12:32, 9 August 2014 (UTC)

Symbol recycling vote.svg Reopened (all versions; not enough discussion) –pjoef (talkcontribs) 08:24, 2 September 2014 (UTC)

  • Support (all versions, but edit 2 still is my favourite version). –pjoef (talkcontribs) 07:35, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

Wait a minute! Wait a minute! You ain't heard nothin' yet. Wait a minute, I tell ya, you ain't heard nothin'! Do you wanna hear "Toot, Toot, Tootsie!"?[edit]

{{listen|filename=Jolson-WaitAMinute.ogg|title="Wait a minute, wait a minute..."| description= The spoken words that made movie history (over considerable crowd noise) and the opening of "Toot, Toot, Tootsie (Goo' Bye)" |format=[[Ogg]]}} (non-free content removed per WP:NFCC#9) The Jazz Singer (1927). –pjoef (talkcontribs) 08:02, 22 July 2014 (UTC)

Symbol recycling vote.svg Reopened (no consensus) –pjoef (talkcontribs) 08:15, 2 September 2014 (UTC)

America prays for god to destroy their enemies, our enemies pray for god to destroy us. Somebody's gonna be disappointed![edit]

George Carlin, It's Bad for Ya! (2008). benzband (talk) 12:20, 17 July 2014 (UTC)

Symbol recycling vote.svg Reopened (no consensus) –pjoef (talkcontribs) 08:06, 2 September 2014 (UTC)

In se magna ruunt
("Great things collapse of their own weight")
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Marcus Annaeus Lucanus (Lucan; 3 November 39 – 30 April 65), Pharsalia 1:81. –pjoef (talkcontribs) 07:53, 15 July 2014 (UTC)

  • Support - benzband (talk) 12:20, 17 July 2014 (UTC)
  • Oppose I like the quote but the link doesn't make sense. I'd recommend WP:GAR. Chris Troutman (talk) 16:17, 22 July 2014 (UTC)

In se magna ruunt
("Great things collapse of their own weight")
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Edit 1 with WP:GAR, as per Chris. –pjoef (talkcontribs) 07:10, 29 July 2014 (UTC)

In se magna ruunt
("Great things collapse of their own weight")
[edit]

Edit 2, using Wikipedia:Splitting resolution. benzband (talk) 12:32, 9 August 2014 (UTC)

Symbol recycling vote.svg Reopened (all versions; no consensus) –pjoef (talkcontribs) 08:04, 2 September 2014 (UTC)

  • Support (all versions with a slight preference for edit 2) –pjoef (talkcontribs) 07:30, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

In pace ut sapiens aptarit idonea bello
("In peace, like the wise man, make preparations for war")
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Quintus Horatius Flaccus (Horace; 8 December 65 BC – 27 November 8 BC), Satires (35 BC – 30 BC) 2/2:111. –pjoef (talkcontribs) 10:34, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

In pace ut sapiens aptarit idonea bello
("In peace, like the wise man, make preparations for war")
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Edit 1 with WP:ATAEW. –pjoef (talkcontribs) 07:23, 22 July 2014 (UTC)

  • Yeah. Still not 100% about it. It isn't the linkage that's the problem, but more the quote itself. Oppose --JB Adder | Talk 09:36, 26 July 2014 (UTC)
  • Weak Support - While I don't really mind the quote and we are short on mottoes at the moment, I do get Johannsenn's point here. benzband (talk) 12:32, 9 August 2014 (UTC)

Symbol recycling vote.svg Reopened (both versions; no consensus) –pjoef (talkcontribs) 08:01, 2 September 2014 (UTC)

I'm the king of the world![edit]

Titanic (1997) Titanic 3D | "I'm the King of the World" | Official Clip HD. –pjoef (talkcontribs) 09:37, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

I'm the king of the world![edit]

Edit 1, using Wikipedia:WikiKing. benzband (talk) 12:20, 17 July 2014 (UTC)

Symbol recycling vote.svg Reopened (both versions; no consensus) –pjoef (talkcontribs) 08:00, 2 September 2014 (UTC)