- Vigilantibus, et non dormientibus servat lex
- The law aids the vigilant, but not those who slumber. The maxim does not apply where the defendant by his assurances put the plaintiff to sleep. Bostwick v Mutual Life Ins. Co. 116 Wis 392, 89 NW 538.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.