Limbs of a dismembered poet. -Disiecti membra poetae
Horatius (65 - 8 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
He who has begun his task has half done it; begin.
Brave men were living before Agamemnon.
Source: Odes. iv. 9, 25.
I strive to be brief, and become obscure.
Brute force bereft of wisdom falls to ruin by its own weight. -Vis consili expers mole ruit sua
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