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
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
From the egg right to the apples. -Ab ovo usque ad mala
Golden mean. -Auream mediocritatem
If you wish me to weep, you yourself must first feel grief. -Si vis me flere, dolendum est Primum ipsi tibi
Source: Ars Poetica, v. 102.
In the consulship of Plancus. -Consule Planco
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