Horatius

65 - 8 BC

A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on jokes and seriousness

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

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

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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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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on advice and brevity

Whatever advice you give, be brief.

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace

The covetous man is ever in want.

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on death and men

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Pale death knocks with impartial foot at poor men's hovels and king's palaces. -Pallida Mors Pale Death

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