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.
Horatius (65 - 8 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
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
It is sweet and glorious to die for one's country. -Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori
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
He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little.
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