Horace Quotes

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

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In times of stress, be bold and valiant.
– Horace

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Nothings beautiful from every point of view.
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They change their climate, not their soul, who rush across the sea.
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Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.
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The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
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With silence favor me.
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Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.
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Let the fictitious sources of pleasure be as near as possible to the true.
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Despise pleasure; pleasure bought by pain in injurious.
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That destructive siren, sloth, is ever to be avoided.
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You must avoid sloth, that wicked siren.
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Busy idleness urges us on.
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Never despair.
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Wherever the storm carries me, I go a willing guest.
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Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.
– Horace

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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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Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth.
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Your own property is concerned when your neighbor’s house is on fire.
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Whatever advice you give, be brief.
– Horace

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Anger is momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
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When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, one hundred.
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Anger is a short madness.
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He has half the deed done who has made a beginning.
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Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise.
– Horace

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Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
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Money is a handmaiden if thou know est how to use it; a mistress if thou know est not.
– Horace

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