Horace Horace Quotes


116 Horace Horace quotes:



"If a man's fortune does not fit him, it is like the shoe in the story; if too large it trips him up, if too small it pinches him."
"Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved, the silent for a sullen person."
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"A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small, to pinch the feet. So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them."
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"Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow."
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"Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things."
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"Leave the rest to the gods."
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"O imitators, you slavish herd!"
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"The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain."
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"He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses."
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"You must avoid sloth, that wicked siren."
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"When things are steep, remember to stay level-headed."
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"Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled."
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"One wanders to the left, another to the right. Both are equally in error, but, are seduced by different delusions."
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"A word, once sent abroad, flies irrevocably."
"A picture is a poem without words."
"Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and what they are capable of bearing."
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"Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone."
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"It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed."
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"Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to hear, but they will not keep what is entrusted to them."
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"Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life."
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