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118 Famous Quotes by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus)

The consummate pleasure (in eating) is not in the costly flavour, but in yourself. Do you seek for sauce for sweating?

Eating Quotes, by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) , Source: Satires (II, 2)

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Wherever the storm carries me, I go a willing guest. [Lat., Quo me cumque rapit tempestas deferor hospes.]

Guests Quotes, by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) , Source: Epistles (I, 1, 15)

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You may see me, fat and shining, with well-cared for hide, . . . a hog from Epicurus' herd. [Lat., Me pinguem et nitidum bene curata cute vises, . . . Epicuri de grege porcum.]

Swine Quotes, by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) , Source: Epistles (bk. I, IV, 15, 16)

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Posterity, thinned by the crime of its ancestors, shall hear of those battles. [Lat., Audiet pugnas, vitio parentum Rara juventus.]

Posterity Quotes, by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) , Source: Odes (bk. I, 2, 23)

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He paints a dolphin in the woods, a boar in the waves. [Lat., Delphinum sylvis appingit, fluctibus aprum.]

Painting Quotes, by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) , Source: Ars Poetica (XXX)

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Why do you laugh? Change but the name, and the story s told of yourself. [Lat., Quid rides?] Mutato nomine de te fabula narratur.]

Story telling Quotes, by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) , Source: Satires (I, 1, 69)

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What advice you give, be short. [Lat., Quidquid praecipies esto brevis.]

Advice Quotes, by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) , Source: Ars Poetica (CCCXXXV)

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The muse does not allow the praise-de-serving here to die: she enthrones him in the heavens. [Lat., Dignum laude virum Musa vetat mori; Coelo Musa beat.]

Immortality Quotes, by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) , Source: Carmina (IV, 8, 28)

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And Tragedy should blush as much to stoop To the low mimic follies of a farce, As a grave matron would to dance with girls.

Acting Quotes, by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) , Source: Of the Art of Poetry

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He appears mad indeed but to a few, because the majority is infected with the same disease. [Lat., Nimirum insanus paucis videatur, eo quod Maxima pars hominum morbo jactatur eodem.]

Insanity Quotes, by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) , Source: Satires (II, 3, 120)

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Oh! thou who are greatly mad, deign to spare me who am less mad. [Lat., O major tandem parcas, insane, minori.]

Insanity Quotes, by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) , Source: Satires (II, 3, 326)

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The envious pine at others' success; no greater punishment than envy was devised by Sicilian tyrants. [Lat., Invidus alterius marescit rebus opimis; Invidia Siculi non invenere tyranni Majus tormentus.]

Envy Quotes, by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) , Source: Epistles (I, 2, 57)

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If I smile at the strong perfumes of the silly Rufillus must I be regarded as envious and ill-natured? [Lat., Ego si risi quod ineptus Pastillos Rufillus olet, Gargonius hircum, lividus et mordax videar?]

Envy Quotes, by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) , Source: Satires (I, 4, 91)

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He paints a dolphin in the woods, a boar in the waves. [Lat., Delphinum sylvis appingit, fluctibus aprum.]

Imagination Quotes, by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) , Source: Ars Poetica (XXX)

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Were it not for imagination, sir, a man would be as happy in the arms of a chambermaid as of a duchess.

Imagination Quotes, by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) , Source: Ars Poetica (XXX)

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He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet. [Fr., Celui qui a de l'imagination sans erudition a des ailes, et n'a pas de pieds.]

Imagination Quotes, by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) , Source: Ars Poetica (XXX)

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The sorrowful dislike the gay, and the gay the sorrowful. [Lat., Oderunt hilarem tristes tristemque jocosi.]

Sorrow Quotes, by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) , Source: Epistles (I, 18, 89)

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What impropriety or limit can there be in our grief for a man so beloved? [Lat., Quis desiderio sit pudor aut modus Tam cari capitis?]

Grief Quotes, by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) , Source: Carmina (I, 24, 1)

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