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Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace quotes (37)

It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born so he be a man of merit.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Ancestors

Nothings beautiful from every point of view.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Beauty

Happy the man and happy he alone He who can call today his own; He who secure within can say: Tomorrow do thy worst for I have lived today.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Happiness

Anger is a short madness.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Anger

I am not what I was when dear Cinara was my queen.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Last

In peace as a wise man he should make suitable preparation for war. In pace ut sapiens aptarit idonea bello.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Peace

If matters go badly now they will not always be so.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Hope

Nor has he spent his life badly who has passed it in privacy.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Privacy

The covetous man is ever in want.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Envy

The fellow is either mad or he is composing verses. Aut insanit homo aut versus facit
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Poetry

Whatever advice you give be brief.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Advice

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Adversity

A well-prepared mind hopes in adversity And fears in prosperity.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Prepare

The wolf attacks with his fang the bull with his horn. Dente lupus cornu taurus petit
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Unsorted

Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Life

I strive to be brief and become obscure.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Breeding

For a man learns more quickly and remembers more easily that which he laughed at than that which he approves and than that which he approves and reveres.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Alone

Brave men were living before Agamemnon.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Courage

The human race afraid of nothing rushes on through every crime.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Afraid

Man is never watchful enough against dangers that threaten him every hour.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Watch

Seize the day put no trust in the morrow. Seize the day trust as little as possible in tomorrow. Carpe diem quam minimum credula postero (Odes I.xi.1)
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Action

He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Moderation

Money is a handmaiden if thou knowest how to use it; A mistress if thou knowest not.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Money

One must avoid that wicked temptress Laziness. Vitanda est improba siren desidia.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Lazy

Brute force bereft of wisdom falls to ruin by its own weight. Vis consili expers mole ruit sua.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Wisdom

It is your business when the wall next door catches fire.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Door

They change the sky not their soul who run across the sea. Caelum non animum mutant qui trans mare currunt
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Change

Pale death knocks with impartial foot at poor mens hovels and kings palaces. Pallida Mors Pale Death
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Death

From the egg right to the apples. Ab ovo usque ad mala.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Right

He despises what he sought; and he seeks that which he lately threw away.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Satisfied

To save a mans life against his will is the same as killing him.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Help

Virtue dear friend needs no defense The surest guard is innocence: None knew till guilt created fear What darts or poisoned arrows were.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Virtue

When discord dreadful bursts her brazen bars And shatters locks to thunder forth her wars.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Disagree

To know all things is not permitted.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Know

If you wish me to weep you yourself must first feel grief. Si vis me flere dolendum est Primum ipsi tibi
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Grief

He who has begun his task has half done it; begin.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Deeds

Nothing is too high for the daring of mortals: we storm heaven itself in our folly.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Book