HORACE Quotes

Ask not what tomorrow may bring, but count as blessing every day that Fate allows you.

Horace

No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water.

Horace

If you would have me weep, you must first of all feel grief yourself.

Horace

Hired mourners at a funeral say and do - A little more than they whose grief is true

Horace

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

Horace

Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.

Horace

He who is greedy is always in want.

Horace

Busy idleness urges us on

Horace

He who has made it a practice to lie and deceive his father, will be the most daring in deceiving others.

Horace

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.

Horace

A good and faithful judge prefers what is right to what is expedient.

Horace

Happy he who far from business, like the primitive are of mortals, cultivates with his own oxen the fields of his fathers, free from all anxieties of gain.

Horace

No man ever reached to excellence in any one art or profession without having passed through the slow and painful process of study and preparation

Horace

In times of stress, be bold and valiant.

Horace

In adversity remember to keep an even mind.

Horace

Live as brave men and face adversity with stout hearts.

Horace
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