Tattoo "You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending".

By Vidergar, in 'English to Latin Translation', Jul 9, 2019.

  1. Vidergar New Member

    Hi. I need translation of the quote: ""You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending." to Latin for my tattoo.
    I'll be very grateful
  2. Pacifica grammaticissima

    • Civis Illustris
    Location:
    Belgium
    Hi,

    Do you mean for the statement to address a particular individual (a specific "you") or is the "you" general and equivalent to "one"?
  3. Vidergar New Member


    You is for general, equivalent to "one".
  4. Pacifica grammaticissima

    • Civis Illustris
    Location:
    Belgium
    OK, then you could have:

    Retro cursum flectere et principium mutare non possis; possis tamen istic incipere et mutare finem.

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