Horatius

65 - 8 BC

A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on ancestry

Maecenas, born of monarch ancestors -Maecenas atavis edite regibus

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

Source: Odes, I.1

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace

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

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on quiet

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Keep quiet. -Favete linguis

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

Source: Odes

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on clarity, darkness, day, fatherhood, happiness, life, and world

He possesses dominion over himself, and is happy, who can every day say, "I have lived." Tomorrow the heavenly Father may either involve the world in dark clouds, or cheer it with clear sunshine; he will not, however, render ineffectual the things which have already taken place.

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on clarity and difficulty

Remember to keep a clear head in difficult times. -Aequam memento rebus in arduis servare mentem

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on courage

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Have the courage to be wise.

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on heaven

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Nothing is too high for the daring of mortals: we storm heaven itself in our folly.

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on death

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Not all of me will die. -Non omnia moriar

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

Source: Odes, I.1

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on despair

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Don't despair. -Nil desperandum

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on poets

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Limbs of a dismembered poet. -Disiecti membra poetae

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