Lewis Joplin II
quo vadis (kwo WAH-dis) - Latin for "Where are you going?" or "Where are you heading?" "Le Mot Juste: A Dictionary of Classical and Foreign Words and Phrases" (Vintage Books, New York, December 1991). |
The phrase is also a book title. From a Web site:
Henry(k) Sienkiewicz (1846-1916) - psydonym Litwos. Polish novelist, a storyteller, and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1905. Among Sienkiewicz's most famous novels is the widely translated and several times filmed Quo Vadis? (1896). His strongly Catholic world view marked deeply his works.