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#1. Let's put a limit to the scramble for money ... Having got what you wanted, you ought to begin to bring that struggle to an end. - Author: Horace
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#2. Words will not fail when the matter is well considered. - Author: Horace
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#3. Mingle a dash of folly with your wisdom. - Author: Horace
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#4. That I make poetry and give pleasure - if I give pleasure - are because of you. - Author: Horace
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#5. Nothing is so difficult but that man will accomplish it. - Author: Horace
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#6. Seize the day, trusting as little as possible in the future. - Author: Horace
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#7. No man is born without faults. - Author: Horace
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#8. Make a good use of the present. - Author: Horace
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#9. We are often deterred from crime by the disgrace of others. - Author: Horace
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#10. The miser acquires, yet fears to use his gains. - Author: Horace
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#11. Struggling to be brief I become obscure. - Author: Horace
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#12. Captive Greece captured her rude conqueror - Author: Horace
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#13. And yet more bright
Shines out the Julian star,
As moon outglows each lesser light.
[Lat., Micat inter omnes
Iulium sidus, velut inter ignes
Luna minores.] - Author: Horace
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#14. Think to yourself that every day is your last; the hour to which you do not look forward will come as a welcome surprise. - Author: Horace
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#15. A wise God shrouds the future in obscure darkness. - Author: Horace
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#16. Whatever your advice, make it brief. - Author: Horace
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#17. Who guides below, and rules above,
The great disposer, and the mighty king;
Than He none greater, next Him none,
That can be, is, or was. - Author: Horace
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#18. I hate the irreverent rabble and keep them far from me. - Author: Horace
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#19. He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little. - Author: Horace
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#20. The horse would plough, the ox would drive the car. No; do the work you know, and tarry where you are. - Author: Horace
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#21. The man is either mad or his is making verses.
[Lat., Aut insanit homo, aut versus facit.] - Author: Horace
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#22. Remember to preserve a calm soul amid difficulties. - Author: Horace
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#23. Even virtue followed beyond reason's rule May stamp the just man knave, the sage a fool. - Author: Horace
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#24. Though your threshing floor grind a hundred thousand bushels of corn, not for that reason will your stomach hold more than mine. - Author: Horace
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#25. The higher the tower, the greater the fall thereof. - Author: Horace
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#26. From the egg to the apple. - Author: Horace
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#27. Pale death approaches with equal step, and knocks indiscriminately at the door of teh cottage, and the portals of the palace. - Author: Horace
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#28. The brave are born from the brave and good. In steers and in horses is to be found the excellence of their sire; nor do savage eagles produce a peaceful dove. - Author: Horace
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#29. Strength, wanting judgment and policy to rule, overturneth itself. - Author: Horace
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#30. Whatever you teach, be brief; what is quickly said, the mind readily receives and faithfully retains, everything superfluous runs over as from a full vessel. - Author: Horace
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#31. He, who has blended the useful with the sweet, has gained every point . - Author: Horace
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#32. Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant. - Author: Horace
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#33. O imitators, you slavish herd! - Author: Horace
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#34. Scribblers are a self-conceited and self-worshipping race. - Author: Horace
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#35. Even as we speak, time speeds swiftly away. - Author: Horace
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#36. The sad dislike those who are cheerful, and the cheerful dislike the melancholy. - Author: Horace
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#37. He, that holds fast the golden mean,
And lives contentedly between
The little and the great,
Feels not the wants that pinch the poor,
Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's door,
Imbitt'ring all his state. - Author: Horace
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#38. He is not poor who has the use of necessary things.
[Lat., Pauper enim non est cui rerum suppetet usus.] - Author: Horace
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#39. Do not try to find out - we're forbidden to know - what end the gods have in store for me, or for you. - Author: Horace
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#40. Fiction intended to please, should resemble truth as much as possible. - Author: Horace
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#41. The words can not return. - Author: Horace
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#42. An undertaking beset with danger. - Author: Horace
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#43. Capture your reader, let him not depart, from dull beginnings that refuse to start - Author: Horace
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#44. Everything that is superfluous overflows from the full bosom. - Author: Horace
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#45. All singers have this fault: if asked to sing among friends they are never so inclined; if unasked, they never leave off. - Author: Horace
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#46. Be prepared to go mad with fixed rule and method. - Author: Horace
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#47. The man who thinks with Horace thinks divine. - Author: Horace
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#48. Teaching brings out innate powers, and proper training braces the intellect. - Author: Horace
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#49. There is a fault common to all singers. When they're among friends and are asked to sing they don't want to, and when they're not asked to sing they never stop. - Author: Horace
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#50. He who speaks ill of an absent friend, or fails to take his part if attacked by another, that man is a scoundrel. - Author: Horace
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#51. It is not every man that can afford to go to Corinth. - Author: Horace
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#52. People hiss at me, but I applaud myself in my own house, and at the same time contemplate the money in my chest. - Author: Horace
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#53. You have played enough; you have eaten and drunk enough. Now it is time for you to depart. - Author: Horace
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#54. Without love and laughter there is no joy; live amid love and laughter. - Author: Horace
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#55. Mediocrity in poets has never been tolerated by either men, or gods, or booksellers. - Author: Horace
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#56. Whatever advice you give, be brief. - Author: Horace
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#57. We get blows and return them. - Author: Horace
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#58. Even the worthy Homer sometimes nods. - Author: Horace
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#59. The work you are treating is one full of dangerous hazard, and you are treading over fires lurking beneath treacherous ashes. - Author: Horace
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#60. My liver swells with bile difficult to repress. - Author: Horace
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#61. That man scorches with his brightness, who overpowers inferior capacities, yet he shall be revered when dead. - Author: Horace
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#62. Happy and thrice happy are those who enjoy an uninterrupted union, and whose love, unbroken by any sour complaints, shall not dissolve until the last day of their existence. - Author: Horace
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#63. What impropriety or limit can there be in our grief for a man so beloved?. - Author: Horace
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#64. Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life. - Author: Horace
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#65. To drink away sorrow. - Author: Horace
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#66. To pile Pelion upon Olympus.
[Lat., Pelion imposuisse Olympo.] - Author: Horace
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#67. He who has enough for his wants should desire nothing more. - Author: Horace
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#68. The arrow will not always find the mark intended. - Author: Horace
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#69. Who's started has half finished. - Author: Horace
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#70. You may see me, fat and shining, with well-cared for hide, ... a hog from Epicurus' herd.
[Lat., Me pinguem et nitidum bene curata cute vises,
... Epicuri de grege porcum.] - Author: Horace
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#71. As a neighboring funeral terrifies sick misers, and fear obliges them to have some regard for themselves; so, the disgrace of others will often deter tender minds from vice. - Author: Horace
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#72. It is sweet to let the mind unbend on occasion. - Author: Horace
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#73. The Cadiz tribe, not used to bearing our yoke. - Author: Horace
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#74. Sweet and glorious it is to die for our country. - Author: Horace
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#75. He wins every hand who mingles profit with pleasure. - Author: Horace
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#76. What has not wasting time impaired? - Author: Horace
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#77. Pulvis et umbra sumus. (We are but dust and shadow.) - Author: Horace
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#78. Not to create confusion in what is clear, but to throw light on what is obscure. - Author: Horace
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#79. I strive to be brief but I become obscure. - Author: Horace
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#80. It's a good thing to be foolishly gay once in a while. - Author: Horace
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#81. We are deceived by the appearance of right. - Author: Horace
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#82. A jest often decides matters of importance more effectively and happily than seriousness. - Author: Horace
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#83. Death's dark way Must needs be trodden once, however we pause. - Author: Horace
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#84. He who sings the praises of his boyhood's days. - Author: Horace
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#85. Wine brings to light the hidden secrets of the soul. - Author: Horace
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#86. Let the character as it began be preserved to the last; and let it be consistent with itself. - Author: Horace
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#87. Why do you laugh? Change the name and the story is about you - Author: Horace
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#88. He who has made it a practice to lie and deceive his father, will be the most daring in deceiving others. - Author: Horace
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#89. Never inquire into another man's secret; bur conceal that which is intrusted to you, though pressed both be wine and anger to reveal it. - Author: Horace
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#90. Adversity reveals the genius of a general; good fortune conceals it. - Author: Horace
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#91. If you are only an underling, don't dress too fine. - Author: Horace
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#92. Who can hope to be safe? who sufficiently cautious?
Guard himself as he may, every moment's an ambush. - Author: Horace
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#93. The same night awaits us all. - Author: Horace
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#94. Leave the rest to the gods. - Author: Horace
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#95. If you can realistically render
a cypress tree, would you include one when commissioned to paint
a sailor in the midst of a shipwreck? - Author: Horace
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#96. Mountains will go into labour, and a silly little mouse will be born. - Author: Horace
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#97. I live and reign since I have abandoned those pleasures which you by your praises extol to the skies.
[Lat., Vivo et regno, simul ista reliqui
Quae vos ad coelum effertis rumore secundo.] - Author: Horace
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#98. Don't carry logs into the forest. - Author: Horace
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#99. Silver is less valuable than gold, gold than virtue. - Author: Horace
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#100. Carpe diem, quam minime credula postero.
Enjoy the present day, trusting very little to the morrow. - Author: Horace
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