Horatius

65 - 8 BC

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

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

Source: Odes

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace

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

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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?

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace

A word once let out of the cage cannot be whistled back again.

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on laughter and truth

What forbids a laughing man from telling the truth? -Ridentem dicere verum quid vetat?

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on time

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While we talk, hostile time flies away. - Dum loquimur invida aetas fugerit.

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

Source: Ode XI

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on country and death

It is sweet and glorious to die for one's country. -Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

Source: Odes

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on happiness, life, and security

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.

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

Source: see Dryden

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on peace, preparation, and war

In peace, as a wise man, he should make suitable preparation for war. -In pace, ut sapiens, aptarit idonea bello.

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

Source: Satires. ii. 2. (111.)

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on people

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In the presence of the people. -Coram populo

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