Everything happens for a reason

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Anonymous

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Hi again, Could someone also translate 'For everything a reason' as am still deciding what to have!! Thanks
 
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I want to get a tattoo of the quote "everything happens for a reason" in latin. I found that quote in latin on a random website but I want to make sure it is right.
They said it is, "omnia causa fiunt"

So can anyone help me out?

Thanks sooooo much!

Taylor
 

QMF

Civis Illustris
"pro causa" might be warranted, but if the preposition is taken as implied (as it can be for a tattoo) then that is fine.
 
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Anonymous

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Hi,

Can someone please translate the following for me

everything happens for a reason

Have found "omnia causa fiunt" and "Panton venio parumper causa" so am slighty confused which is correct.

Thanks
Matt
 

Cato

Consularis
The second is a gibberish string of related Latin/Greek words.

The first is closer if we assume causa is abl. of cause. Personally I'd prefer:

Omnia causam habent. - "everything has a cause"
 
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what is the latin translation of "everything happens for a reason"?
 

Fulgor Laculus

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I assume that this is in reference to the law of cause and effect, or destiny / fate, as it is otherwise known.

If in the word 'reason' you are implying cause, then:
Omnia sua habent causa - all things have their cause.

If in the word 'reason' you are implying purpose, then:
Proposita in omnibus - There are purposes to all things.
 

Cato

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Fulgor Laculus dixit:
I assume that this is in reference to the law of cause and effect, or destiny / fate, as it is otherwise known.

If in the word 'reason' you are implying cause, then:
Omnia sua habent causa - all things have their cause.
Maybe a typo: Omnia suam habent causam
 
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Anonymous

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I would like to get the phrase

"Everything happens for a reason"

as a tattoo around my wrist. I thought it would be great to use latin as the language it is written in.
 

Fulgor Laculus

Civis Illustris
This exact request appeared on the forum some time ago. Here was my answer at the time:

If in the word 'reason' you are implying cause, then:
Omnia suam habent causam - all things have their cause.

If in the word 'reason' you are implying purpose, then:
Proposita in omnibus - There are purposes to all things.

In any case, if you are intending to have the tattoo go around the wrist, I hope you have the arms of a strongman - otherwise you will have to settle with a small fonttype.
 
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Anonymous

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proposita in omnibus

Thanks!
That is exactly what i was looking for. I'm just looking for a simple script lettering to go around my wrist. lol
 

Bitmap

Civis Illustris
As an alternative:

Nihil fit sine causa

(Nothing happens for no reason)
This is an actual Latin proverb/quote
 
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:)

hi all,

studied latin at school and really enjoyed the subject and i would like to get a phrase tattooed in latin... :agree2:

the phrase is 'everything happens for a reason' im having some trouble with it
:disapprove:
omnis causa finut has been suggested..but not right i dont think. :doh:

im not looking for guesses...as im in trouble if i find out its wrong when its tattooed on! :snooty:

thanks in advance for help. :help:
 

QMF

Civis Illustris
A thought:
omnia causa sua accidunt
"All things happen for their cause."
 

Bitmap

Civis Illustris
This has been asked quite a lot of times. The common Latin proverb for this was

Nihil fit sine causa
 
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