Horatius

65 - 8 BC

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 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.

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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.

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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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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on success

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He who feared he would not succeed sat still. -Sedit qui timuit ne non succederet

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on life

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To save a man's life against his will is the same as killing him.

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on day and trust

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Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero (Seize the day, put no trust in tomorrow)

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Source: Ars Poetica, v. 102; Hoarce (Odes, I.xi.1)

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on ambition, courage, and desires

Who has courage to say no again and again to desires, to despise the objects of ambition, who is a whole in himself, smoothed and rounded.

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