Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
Horatius (65 - 8 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
Nothing's beautiful from every point of view.
Whatever advice you give, be brief.
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.
He's happy who, far away from business, like the races of men of old, tills his ancestral fields with his own oxen, unbound by any interest to pay.
Splendidly false. -Splendide mendax
It is sweet to relax at the proper time. -Dulce est desipere in loco
A word once let out of the cage cannot be whistled back again.
What forbids a laughing man from telling the truth? -Ridentem dicere verum quid vetat?
While we talk, hostile time flies away. - Dum loquimur invida aetas fugerit.
Source: Ode XI
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