Horatius

65 - 8 BC

A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace

When discord dreadful bursts her brazen bars, And shatters locks to thunder forth her wars.

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on age

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What has this unfeeling age of ours left untried, what wickedness has it shunned?

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on companions, guilt, and punishment

Punishment closely follows guilt as its companion. -Culpam poena premit comes

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on jokes and seriousness

Joking aside, let us turn to serious matters. -Amoto quaeramus seria ludo

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on beginning, vices, virtue, and wisdom

To flee vice is the beginning of virtue, and the beginning of wisdom is to have got rid of folly.

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on motherhood

Wars, the horror of mothers. -Bella detesta matribus

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on life and work

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Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on business

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

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on adversity, genius, and prosperity

Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace

Nothing's beautiful from every point of view.

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