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HORACE (QUINTUS HORATIUS FLACCUS)
Roman poet
(65 BC - 8 BC)
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Come, let us take a lesson from our forefathers, and enjoy the Christmas holyday.
      - [Proverbs]

Consider well what your shoulders are able to bear.
      - [Proverbs]

Consider well what your strength is equal to, and what exceeds your ability.
      - [Ability]

Curst is the wretch enslaved to such a vice,
  Who ventures life and soul upon the dice.
      - [Gambling]

Day treads upon the heels of day, and the new moons hasten to their waning.
      - [Proverbs]

Death alone of the gods loves not gifts, nor do you need to offer incense or libations; he cares not for altar nor hymn; the goddess of Persuasion alone of the gods has no Power over him.
      - [Death]

Death is the last limit of all things.
      - [Death]

Death is the ultimate boundary of human matters.
      - [Death]

Designedly God covers in dark night the issue of futurity.
      - [Proverbs]

Desiring things widely different for their various tastes.
      - [Proverbs]

Despise not sweet inviting love-making nor the merry dance.
      - [Proverbs]

Dispel the cold, bounteously replenishing the hearth with logs.
      - [Proverbs]

Don't long for the unripe grape.
      - [Proverbs]

Dull winter will re-appear.
      - [Proverbs]

Each day that fate adds to your life, put down as so much gain.
      - [Proverbs]

Enjoy in happiness the pleasures which each hour brings with it.
      - [Proverbs]

Enjoy thankfully any happy hour heaven may send you, nor think that your delights will keep till another year.
      - [Proverbs]

Envy is not to be conquered but by death.
      - [Envy]

Even in animals there exists the spirit of their sires.
      - [Proverbs]

Even play has ended in fierce strife and anger.
      - [Proverbs]

Even the good Homer is sometimes caught napping.
      - [Proverbs]

Everything that is in superabundance overflows from the full bosom.
      - [Satiety]

Everything, virtue, glory, honor, things human and divine, all are slaves to riches.
      - [Riches]

False praise can please, and calumny affright
  None but the vicious, and the hypocrite.
      - [Calumny]

Fate with impartial hand turns out the doom of high and low; her capacious urn is constantly shaking the names of all mankind.
      - [Fate]


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