- Veritas was the goddess of truth and was a daughter of Saturn. In Greece, Veritas was known by the name of Alatheia. She was attributed to the virtue of truthfulness. Every good citizen of the Roman Empire was expected to possess this quality.
- Aequitas comes from the ancient Greek culture. It means justice. This is coupled with the fact that to deal out justice, the facts of the situation must be known.
- An example of "veritas aequtias" is what someone fighting for freedom and equality might say.
- An example of "veritas aequtias" were the words tatooed on the back of the hands of the two featured characters in the movie Boondock Saintswho were acting on a personal mission from God to right the wrongs done to others by the victims of their killing spree.
Veritas aequitas is Latin for truth and justice and is a motto that stands for personal honor and truth in actions and justice, regardless of the circumstances.