Who is Horace ?
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.
Let this list of 170 quotations by the Roman poet Horace lead you to an inspirational day. Recharge yourself with motivational life, adversity, death sayings, and satisfy your hunger for a better life.
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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.
Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.
Nothing's beautiful from every point of view.
a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.
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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.
A picture is a poem without words.
the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed.
A picture is a poem without words.
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
Help a man against his will and you do
the same as murder him.
Life gives nothing to man without labor.
A good scare is worth more than good advice.
Quotes 170 sayings Nationality Roman Profession Poet Birthday December 8, 65 BC
Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
He gains everyone's approval who
mixes the pleasant with the useful.
He will always
be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little.
Whatever advice you give, be short.
Gold will be slave or master.
Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor's house is in flames.
Anger is a brief lunacy.
A word once uttered can never be recalled.
Who then is free? The wise man who can govern himself.
Make a good use of the present.
a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
Live as brave men and face adversity with stout hearts.
Believe that each day that shines on you is your last.
He who has made it a practice to lie and deceive his father, will be the most daring in deceiving others.
The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do.
Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers.
am not bound over to swear allegiance to any master; where the storm drives me I turn in for shelter.
Life is largely a matter of expectation.
Patience makes lighter What sorrow may not heal.
Be ever on your guard what you say of anybody and to whom.
Tear thyself from delay.
Why harass with eternal purposes a mind to weak to grasp them?
Remember, when life's path is steep, to keep your mind even.
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.
When things are steep, remember to stay level-headed.
He has the deed half done who has made a beginning.
If you would have me weep, you must first of all feel grief yourself.
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.
I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the same time and do them both well.
Knowledge without education is but armed injustice.
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
Why do you hasten to remove anything which hurts your eye, while if something affects your soul you postpone the cure until next year?
It is your business when the wall next door catches fire.
He will be loved when dead, who was envied when he was living.
Money is a handmaiden, if thou knowest how to use it; a mistress, if thou knowest not.
We are just statistics, born to consume resources.
It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, as long as he be a man of merit.
Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years.