Quotes by Roman Poet Horace



Words will not fail when the matter is well considered. Horace

Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero.Lat., Seize the day, put no trust in tomorrow. Horace

Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment. Horace

A picture is a poem without words. Horace
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Nothing's beautiful from every point of view. Horace

Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it. Horace

It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed. Horace

Help a man against his will and you do the same as murder him. Horace
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Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone. Horace

Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor's house is in flames. Horace

A good scare is worth more than good advice. Horace

Anger is a brief lunacy. Horace

Make a good use of the present. Horace
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Who then is free? The wise man who can govern himself. Horace

Gold will be slave or master. Horace
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He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful. Horace

A word once uttered can never be recalled. Horace

Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life. Horace

Whatever advice you give, be short. Horace

Live as brave men and face adversity with stout hearts. Horace


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