Horatius

65 - 8 BC

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

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

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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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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on caring

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You may see me, fat and shining, with well-cared-for hide, . . . a hog from Epicurus's herd.

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

Source: Epistolæ, lib. i. iv. 15, 16.

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace

Alas, the fleeting years slip by. -Eheu fugaces labuntur anni

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

Source: Odes

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace

From the egg right to the apples. -Ab ovo usque ad mala

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on adversity, circumstances, prosperity, and talent

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on anger and madness

Anger is a short madness.

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on beginning

He who has begun his task has half done it; begin.

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on bravery, life, and men

Brave men were living before Agamemnon.

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

Source: Odes. iv. 9, 25.

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