assecuratus non quaerit lucrum sed agit ne in damno sit

the assured does not seek profit but makes [it his profit] that he not be in loss


Refers to the insurance principle that the indemnity cannot be larger than the loss.


  • nonnot
  • lucrumgain, profit
  • sedand indeed, but, what is more
  • damnocondemn, damn, to condemn