salus populi suprema lex esto
[ sah-loos paw-poo-lee soo-prey-mah leks es-toh; English sey-luhs -pop-yuh-lahy-soo-pree-muh leks -es-toh ]
/ ˈsɑ lʊs ˈpɔ pʊˌli suˈpreɪ mɑ lɛks ˈɛs toʊ; English ˈseɪ ləs ˈpɒp yəˌlaɪ sʊˈpri mə lɛks ˈɛs toʊ /
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let the welfare of the people be the supreme law: a motto of Missouri.
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One of the earliest ancestors of the modern newspaper was the Acta Diurna Populi Romani, or “Daily Acts of the Roman People.”Social Media is So Old Even the Romans Had It|Nick Romeo|October 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There was a time the vox populi was considerably less dry on Election Day.The Independent Rundown, November 6|Matthew DeLuca|November 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Continet hic Isthmus leucas admod quingentas circuitu suo, emque occupant Soriqui populi.
Quid sit Nova Francia, qualis regio, qui in e populi, quique mores.
There are times, when "the spirit of God descends upon the gathered multitudes," and vox populi is vox Dei.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
A few more days, and this essay will follow the Defensio Populi to the dust and silence of the upper shelf.Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIII|John Lord
Vox populi est vox Dei is obviously the apotheosis of ones own voice while speaking as crowd-man.The Behavior of Crowds|Everett Dean Martin