Quotation Explorer - 'Horace'

There are words and accents by which this grief can be assuaged, and the disease in a great measure removed. - Horace
He has half the deed done who has made a beginning. - Horace
Whatever advice you give, be brief. - Horace
To flee vice is the beginning of virtue, and to have got rid of folly is the beginning of wisdom. - Horace
Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone. - Horace
I will not add another word. - Horace
There is a measure in everything. There are fixed limits beyond which and short of which right cannot find a resting place. - Horace
Pactum serva" - "Keep the faith - Horace
If you wish me to weep, you must mourn first yourself. - Horace
He who has begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin! - Horace
The years as they pass plunder us of one thing after another. - Horace
It is not the rich man you should properly call happy, but him who knows how to use with wisdom the blessings of the gods, to endure hard poverty, and who fears dishonor worse than death, and is not afraid to die for cherished friends or fatherland. - Horace
Graecia capta ferum victorem cepit. - Horace
We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest. - Horace
Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled. - Horace
With silence favor me. (Favete Linguis) - Horace
In adversity remember to keep an even mind. - Horace
Many brave men lived before Agamemnon; but all are overwhelmed in eternal night, unwept, unknown, because they lack a sacred poet. - Horace
The covetous man is ever in want. - Horace
The appearance of right oft leads us wrong. - Horace
In love there are two evils: war and peace. - Horace
Life is largely a matter of expectation. - Horace
Mediocrity is not allowed to poets, either by the gods or man. - Horace
Pale Death with impartial tread beats at the poor man's cottage door and at the palaces of kings. - Horace
It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure. - Horace
He wins every hand who mingles profit with pleasure. - Horace
Mix a little foolishness with your prudence: It's good to be silly at the right moment. - Horace
Rule your mind or it will rule you. - Horace
While explaining God to his granddaughter Daska, Horace Dade Ashton said, 'God was everything she breathed and walked on, everything that lived, everything she saw, touched, and felt. God was in every one of us. - Marc Ashton
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant. - Horace
Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow![Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero.] - Horace
With you I should love to live, with you be ready to die. - Horace
Make money, money by fair means if you can, if not, but any means money. - Horace
He who postpones the hour of living rightly is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses. - Horace
Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise. - Horace
Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work. - Horace
Think to yourself that every day is your last; the hour to which you do not look forward will come as a welcome surprise. - Horace
Of writing well the source and fountainhead is wise thinking. - Horace
Force without wisdom falls of its own weight. - Horace
Faults are soon copied. - Horace
There is measure in all things. - Horace
Cease to ask what the morrow will bring forth. And set down as gain each day that Fortune grants. - Horace
Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace. - Horace
he who is greedy is always in want - Horace
He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little. - Horace
Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even. - Horace
Anger is a brief madness. - Horace
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