Horace Quotes

Horace Quotes: He who studies to imitate the poet Pindar, O Julius, relies on artificial wings fastened on with wax, and is sure to give his name to a glassy sea.
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Horace Quote: People hiss at me, but I applaud myself in my own house, and at the same time contemplate the money in my chest.
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Quotes about Horace: Nothing's beautiful from every point of view.
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Quote about Horace: Let your character be kept up the very end, just as it began, and so be consistent.
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Horace Sayings: Seize the day, trusting as little as possible in the future.
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Horace Saying: Think of the wonders uncorked by wine! It opens secrets, gives heart to our hopes, pushes the cowardly into battle, lifts the load from anxious minds, and evokes talents. Thanks to the bottle's prompting no one is lost for words, no one who's cramped by poverty fails to find release.
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Sayings about Horace: Often a purple patch or two is tacked on to a serious work of high promise, to give an effect of colour.
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Saying about Horace: The lazy ox wishes for horse-trappings, and the steed wishes to plough.[Lat., Optat ephippia bos piger, optat arare caballus.]
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Horace Quotes: That I make poetry and give pleasure - if I give pleasure - are because of you.
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Horace Quote: Change but the name, and you are the subject of the story.
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Quotes about Horace: The poets aim is either to profit or to please, or to blend in one the delightful and the useful. Whatever the lesson you would convey, be brief, that your hearers may catch quickly what is said and faithfully retain it. Every superfluous word is spilled from the too-full memory.
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Quote about Horace: The man who has lost his purse will go wherever you wish.[Lat., Ibit eo quo vis qui zonam perdidit.]
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Horace Sayings: We are more speedily and fatally corrupted by domestic examples of vice, and particularly when they are impressed on our minds as from authority.
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Horace Saying: Those that are little, little things suit.
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Sayings about Horace: Be modest in speech, but excel in action.
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Saying about Horace: Remember to keep the mind calm in difficult moments.
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Horace Quotes: If you cannot conduct yourself with propriety, give place to those who can.
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Horace Quote: Leuconoe, close the book of fate, For troubles are in store, . . . . Live today, tomorrow is not.
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