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.
Horatius (65 - 8 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
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
Unaffected by manners. -Simplex munditiis
Maecenas, born of monarch ancestors -Maecenas atavis edite regibus
Source: Odes, I.1
I have erected a monument more lasting than bronze. -Exegi monumentum aere perennius
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