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Words will not fail when the matter is well considered.


Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow.


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


Nothing's beautiful from every point of view.




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


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


A picture is a poem without words.

  • art

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


Life gives nothing to man without labor.


Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.


Help a man against his will and you do the same as murder him.


He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.


A good scare is worth more than good advice.


Gold will be slave or master.


Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.


Anger is a brief lunacy.


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


Whatever advice you give, be short.

  • advice

He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little.


A word once uttered can never be recalled.

  • words

Make a good use of the present.


Who then is free? The wise man who can govern himself.


Live as brave men and face adversity with stout hearts.


He who has made it a practice to lie and deceive his father, will be the most daring in deceiving others.


Believe that each day that shines on you is your last.


I am not bound over to swear allegiance to any master; where the storm drives me I turn in for shelter.


Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.

  • anger

The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do.

  • anger

You who write, choose a subject suited to your abilities and think long and hard on what your powers are equal to and what they are unable to perform.


Life is largely a matter of expectation.




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Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.


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A picture is a poem without words.


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Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.

  • adversity

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.

  • adversity

The one who prosperity takes too much delight in will be the most shocked by reverses.

  • adversity

As a rule, adversity reveals genius and prosperity hides it.

  • adversity

A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.

  • adversity

It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.


In adversity remember to keep an even mind.

  • adversity

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

  • experience

He has not lived badly whose birth and death has been unnoticed by the world.

  • life

Refrain from asking what going to happen tomorrow, and everyday that fortune grants you, count as gain.

  • life

We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest.


Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.


It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.

  • life

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Anger is a brief lunacy.

  • anger

The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do.

  • anger

Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.

  • anger

Anger is short madness

  • anger

My liver swells with bile difficult to repress.

  • anger

Lawyers are men who hire out their words and anger.

  • anger

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You who write, choose a subject suited to your abilities and think long and hard on what your powers are equal to and what they are unable to perform.

  • authors

Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years.

  • authors

Good sense is both the first principal and the parent source of good writing.

  • authors

The secret of all good writing is sound judgment.

  • authors

One gains universal applause who mingles the useful with the agreeable, at once delighting and instructing the reader.

  • authors

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You who write, choose a subject suited to your abilities and think long and hard on what your powers are equal to and what they are unable to perform.

  • authors

Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years.

  • authors

Good sense is both the first principal and the parent source of good writing.

  • authors

The secret of all good writing is sound judgment.

  • authors

One gains universal applause who mingles the useful with the agreeable, at once delighting and instructing the reader.

  • authors

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Why harass with eternal purposes a mind to weak to grasp them?


Be ever on your guard what you say of anybody and to whom.


He has the deed half done who has made a beginning.

  • actions

Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers.




When things are steep, remember to stay level-headed.


Tear thyself from delay.


I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the same time and do them both well.


Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years.

  • authors

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.

  • adversity

We are just statistics, born to consume resources.


Patience makes lighter What sorrow may not heal.


The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But the righteous are like carvings upon stone, For their smallest act is durable.

  • act

Good sense is both the first principal and the parent source of good writing.

  • authors

Anger is short madness

  • anger

Remember, when life's path is steep, to keep your mind even.


If you would have me weep, you must first of all feel grief yourself.


Knowledge without education is but armed injustice.


Take away the danger and remove the restraint, and wayward nature runs free.


It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure.


They change their climate, not their soul, who rush across the sea.


The one who prosperity takes too much delight in will be the most shocked by reverses.

  • adversity

You must avoid sloth, that wicked siren.


He who would begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin.


Subdue your passion or it will subdue you.


If a better system is thine, impart it; if not, make use of mine.


It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, as long as he be a man of merit.


In peace, as a wise man, he should make suitable preparation for war.

  • war

Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.


The human race afraid of nothing, rushes on through every crime.

  • bravery

He has not lived badly whose birth and death has been unnoticed by the world.

  • life

Money is a handmaiden, if thou knowest how to use it; a mistress, if thou knowest not.


The avarice person is ever in want; let your desired aim have a fixed limit.


The secret of all good writing is sound judgment.

  • authors

Why do you hasten to remove anything which hurts your eye, while if something affects your soul you postpone the cure until next year?


No poems can please for long or live that are written by water-drinkers.


You may drive out nature with a pitchfork, yet she'll be constantly running back.


It is your business when the wall next door catches fire.

  • neighbors

A good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient.

  • justice

We are free to yield to truth.

  • freedom

When you introduce a moral lesson, let it be brief.


You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all.


He will be loved when dead, who was envied when he was living.


Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved, the silent for a sullen person


Punishment closely follows guilt as its companion.


If you wish me to weep, you must first show grief yourself.


As a rule, adversity reveals genius and prosperity hides it.

  • adversity

It is a sweet and seemly thing to die for one's country.


Let us my friends snatch our opportunity from the passing day.


What do sad complaints avail if the offense is not cut down by punishment.


He who has begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin.

  • actions

Let your character be kept up the very end, just as it began, and so be consistent.


To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fear it.


I shall strike the stars with my unlifted head.


While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one.


He that has given today may, if he so please, take away tomorrow.


We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest.

  • anyone

One gains universal applause who mingles the useful with the agreeable, at once delighting and instructing the reader.

  • authors

Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers of kings.


Begin, be bold and venture to be wise.


The pen is the tongue of the mind.

  • mind

Refrain from asking what going to happen tomorrow, and everyday that fortune grants you, count as gain.

  • life

Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.


Clogged with yesterday's excess, the body drags the mind down with it.


Pale death with an impartial foot knocks at the hovels of the poor and the palaces of king.

  • death

Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to hear, but they will not keep what is entrusted to them.


Those that are little, little things suit.


I shall not wholly die, and a great part of me will escape the grave.

  • death

The disgrace of others often keeps tender minds from vice.

  • virtue

Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious.


Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character.


Nothing is too high for the daring of mortals: we storm heaven itself in our folly.

  • ambition

Strange - is it not? That of the myriads who Before us passed the door of Darkness through, Not one returns to tell us of the road Which to discover we must travel too.


What fugitive from his country can also escape from himself.


How great, my friends, is the virtue of living upon a little!


Youth is unduly busy with pampering the outer person.


How does it happen, Maecenas, that no one is content with that lot of which he has chosen or which chance has thrown his way, but praises those who follow a different course?


The man is either mad, or he is making verses.

  • poetry

There is nothing assured to mortals.


Carpe diem. (Odes: I.11)


The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter and the poet.


I teach that all men are mad.


Labor diligently to increase your property.

  • work

He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.


One wanders to the left, another to the right. Both are equally in error, but, are seduced by different delusions.


The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.


My liver swells with bile difficult to repress.

  • anger

Who then is free? The wise man who can command himself.


If a man's fortune does not fit him, it is like the shoe in the story; if too large it trips him up, if too small it pinches him.

  • fortune

Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor's wall is ablaze.


No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water.

  • poetry

A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.

  • adversity

Every old poem is sacred.

  • poetry

In labouring to be concise, I become obscure.

  • become

Leave the rest to the gods.


Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.

  • work

It is your concern when your neighbor's wall is on fire.


If matters go badly now, they will not always be so.


Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.


In the word of no master am I bound to believe.


One night awaits all, and death's path must be trodden once and for all.

  • death

Time will bring to light whatever is hidden; it will cover up and conceal what is now shining in splendor.


The years as they pass plunder us of one thing after another.


The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain.


He is armed without who is innocent within, be this thy screen, and this thy wall of brass.


A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong.

  • virtue

This is a fault common to all singers, that among their friends they will never sing when they are asked; unasked, they will never desist.


He who is upright in his way of life and free from sin.


He tosses aside his paint-pots and his words a foot and a half long.


Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.

  • death

Poets wish to profit or to please.

  • poetry

Mountains will go into labour, and a silly little mouse will be born.

  • born

Fierce eagles do not produce timorous doves.


It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say; when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar - that I call an achievement.


Who then is free? The one who wisely is lord of themselves, who neither poverty, death or captivity terrify, who is strong to resist his appetites and shun honors, and is complete in themselves smooth and round like a globe.

  • freedom

A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small, to pinch the feet. So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them.

  • work

I hate the irreverent rabble and keep them far from me.

  • people

The poets aim is either to profit or to please, or to blend in one the delightful and the useful. Whatever the lesson you would convey, be brief, that your hearers may catch quickly what is said and faithfully retain it. Every superfluous word is spilled from the too-full memory.


A word, once sent abroad, flies irrevocably.


A host is like a general: calamities often reveal his genius.


Ut haec ipsa qui non sentiat deorum vim habere is nihil omnino sensurus esse videatur. If any man cannot feel the power of God when he looks upon the stars, then I doubt whether he is capable of any feeling at all.


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When was Horace birthday? Horace was born on December 8, 65 BC.

Who is Horace? Some facts about Horace from biography. Quintus Horatius Flaccus (8 December 65 BC – 27 November 8 BC), known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus. The rhetorician Quintillian regarded his Odes as just about the only Latin lyrics worth reading: "He can be lofty sometimes, ... Read more about Horace on Wikipedia or watch videos with quotes from Horace on YouTube.

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