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Quotes By Horace

Nationality
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DOB
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8-12-2065
DOD
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27-11-8

Poet Horace was born on 8th December 2065 BC. Even though it is not clear where Horace was born, it is known that he was a Romanian citizen. He was also called Quintus Horatius Flaccus. Quintus Horatius Flaccus was 2057 years old when he died on 27th November 8 BC. In his life Quintus Horatius Flaccus was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.

- Horace

A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong.

- Horace

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.

- Horace

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.

- Horace

Always keep your composure. You can't score from the penalty box; and to win, you have to score.

- Horace

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.

- Horace

Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and what they are capable of bearing.

- Horace

Clogged with yesterday's excess, the body drags the mind down with it.

- Horace

Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance.

- Horace

I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the same time and do them both well.

- Horace

It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.

- Horace

Knowledge without education is but armed injustice.

- Horace

Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.

- Horace

Money is a handmaiden, if thou knowest how to use it; a mistress, if thou knowest not.

- Horace

No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers.

- Horace

Abstaining is favorable both to the head and the pocket.

- Horace

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