Maecenas, born of monarch ancestors -Maecenas atavis edite regibus
Horatius (65 - 8 BC)
Source: Odes, I.1
Contributed by: Zaady
I have erected a monument more lasting than bronze. -Exegi monumentum aere perennius
Remember to keep a clear head in difficult times. -Aequam memento rebus in arduis servare mentem
Have the courage to be wise.
Nothing is too high for the daring of mortals: we storm heaven itself in our folly.
Not all of me will die. -Non omnia moriar
Don't despair. -Nil desperandum
Limbs of a dismembered poet. -Disiecti membra poetae
You may see me, fat and shining, with well-cared-for hide, . . . a hog from Epicurus's herd.
Source: Epistolæ, lib. i. iv. 15, 16.
Alas, the fleeting years slip by. -Eheu fugaces labuntur anni
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