Horatius

65 - 8 BC

A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on ancestry, business, happiness, interest, and men

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)

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace

Splendidly false. -Splendide mendax

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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.

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

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

I have erected a monument more lasting than bronze. -Exegi monumentum aere perennius

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

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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.

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

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