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Horace (65 BC - 8 BC)
Roman lyric poet & satirist [more author details]
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With silence favor me.
(Favete Linguis)
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Horace
He who has begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin!
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Horace, Epistles
He wins every hand who mingles profit with pleasure.
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Horace, Epistles
It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure.
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Horace, Epistles
Make money, money by fair means if you can, if not, but any means money.
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Horace, Epistles
Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.
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Horace, Epistles
The covetous man is ever in want.
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Horace, Epistles
The years as they pass plunder us of one thing after another.
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Horace, Epistles
Think to yourself that every day is your last; the hour to which you do not look forward will come as a welcome surprise.
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Horace, Epistles
To flee vice is the beginning of virtue, and to have got rid of folly is the beginning of wisdom.
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Horace, Epistles
Cease to ask what the morrow will bring forth. And set down as gain each day that Fortune grants.
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Horace, Odes
Force without wisdom falls of its own weight.
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Horace, Odes
In adversity remember to keep an even mind.
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Horace, Odes
It is not the rich man you should properly call happy, but him who knows how to use with wisdom the blessings of the gods, to endure hard poverty, and who fears dishonor worse than death, and is not afraid to die for cherished friends or fatherland.
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Horace, Odes
Many brave men lived before Agamemnon; but all are overwhelmed in eternal night, unwept, unknown, because they lack a sacred poet.
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Horace, Odes
Pale Death with impartial tread beats at the poor man's cottage door and at the palaces of kings.
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Horace, Odes
Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow!
[Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero.]
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Horace, Odes
Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.
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Horace, Odes
With you I should love to live, with you be ready to die.
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Horace, Odes
Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
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Horace, Satires
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