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HORACE (QUINTUS HORATIUS FLACCUS)
Roman poet
(65 BC - 8 BC)
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His anger is easily excited and appeased, and he changes from hour to hour.
      - [Proverbs]

How to conduct yourself properly before your superiors.
      - [Proverbs]

However rich or elevated, a name less something is always wanting to our imperfect fortune.
      - [Desire]

I abhor the profane rabble and keep them at a distance.
      - [Proverbs]

I hang my ears like an ass whose spirits droop.
      - [Proverbs]

I have completed a monument more lasting than brass, and more sublime than the regal elevation of pyramids, which neither the wasting shower, the unavailing north-wind, or an innumerable succession of years, and the flight of seasons, shall be able to demolish.
      - [Monuments]

I have raised for myself a monument more durable than brass.
      - [Proverbs]

I strive to mould circumstances to myself, not myself to circumstances.
      - [Proverbs]

I would not exchange my life of ease and quiet for the riches of Arabia.
      - [Proverbs]

If possible, honestly, if not, somehow, make money.
      - [Money]

If things look badly to-day they may look better tomorrow.
      - [Proverbs]

If you are only an underling, don't dress too fine.
      - [Proverbs]

If you cannot conduct yourself with propriety, give place to those who can.
      - [Proverbs]

In a long work sleep may be naturally expected.
      - [Proverbs]

In adversity be spirited and firm, and with equal prudence lessen your sail when filled with a too fortunate gale of prosperity.
      - [Adversity]

In an evil hour thou bring'st her home. [You are marrying a shrew.]
      - [Proverbs]

In avoiding one evil we fall into another, if we use not discretion.
      - [Proverbs]

In avoiding one vice fools rush into the opposite extreme.
      - [Proverbs]

In form so delicate, so soft his skin,
  So fair in feature, and so smooth his chin,
    Quite to unman him nothing wants but this;
      Put him in coats, and he's a very miss.
      - [Fops]

In going abroad we change the climate not our dispositions.
      - [Proverbs]

In hard times, no less than in prosperity, preserve equanimity.
      - [Proverbs]

In my integrity I'll wrap me up.
      - [Proverbs]

In neglected fields the fern grows, which must be cleared out by fire.
      - [Proverbs]

In the same [hospitable] manner that a Calabrian would press you to eat his pears.
      - [Proverbs]

In truth it is best to learn wisdom, and abandoning all nonsense, to leave it to boys to enjoy their season of play and mirth.
      - [Proverbs]


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