Nothing is too high for the daring of mortals: we storm heaven itself in our folly.
Horatius (65 - 8 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
Not all of me will die. -Non omnia moriar
Source: Odes, I.1
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
As a true translator you will take care not to translate word for word. -Nec verbum verbo curabis reddere fidus interpres
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.
Anger is a short madness.
He who has begun his task has half done it; begin.
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