Age Quod Agis
Latin : Do what you do.

A popular aphorism, it relates more to an abstract idea and exact meaning can only be interpretted from context. It is frequently used to convey more than one concept at a time, or to express a general feeling or emotion.

Here are some of the common uses of the phrase "age quod agis".

  • Do well whatever you do.
  • Think about what you are doing.
  • Attend to your business.
  • Live in the moment.
  • Watch what you are doing.
  • People will do what they do best.
  • Do what you have to do.
This phrase is used frequently as a motto or adage in many organizations.

Marvelous use of this in the movie Tombstone where the phrase has a direct meaning and several implied undertones. Johnny Ringo says it to "Doc" Holiday as a word of caution, an insult, and a challenge - Tombstone Latin Translation

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