Horatius

65 - 8 BC

A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on relaxation and time

It is sweet to relax at the proper time. -Dulce est desipere in loco

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.

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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 slavery

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He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little.

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on consequences, merit, and parenthood

It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, so he be a man of merit.

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on manners

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Unaffected by manners. -Simplex munditiis

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