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HORACE (QUINTUS HORATIUS FLACCUS)
Roman poet
(65 BC - 8 BC)
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The higher the tower, the greater the fall thereof.
      - [Proverbs]

The hour of happiness which comes unexpectedly is the happiest.
      - [Proverbs]

The jackdaw, stript of her stolen colours, provokes our laughter.
      - [Proverbs]

The lofty pine is most easily brought low by the force of the wind, and the higher the tower the greater the fall thereof.
      - [Proverbs]

The maid whom now you court in vain
  Will quickly run in quest of man.
      - [Coquette]

The mind that is cheerful in its present state, will be averse to all solicitude as to the future, and will meet the bitter occurrences of life with a placid smile.
      - [Cheerfulness]

The miser is ever in want.
      - [Proverbs]

The mob may hiss me, but I congratulate myself while I contemplate my treasures in their hoard.
      - [Proverbs]

The mob will now and then see things in a right light.
      - [Proverbs]

The more a man denies himself, the more shall he obtain from God.
      - [Abstinence]

The mountains are in labour, the birth will be an absurd little mouse.
      - [Proverbs]

The ox longs for the gaudy trappings of the horse; the lazy pack-horse would fain plough. [We envy the position of others, dissatisfied with our own.]
      - [Proverbs]

The question is yet before the court.
      - [Proverbs]

The sad dislike those who are cheerful, and the cheerful dislike the melancholy.
      - [Proverbs]

The snow has at last melted, the fields regain their herbage, and the trees their leaves.
      - [Proverbs]

The tendency of humanity is towards the forbidden.
      - [Proverbs]

The truly generous is the truly wise;
  And he who loves not others, lives unblest.
      - [Generosity]

The whole race of scribblers flies from the town and yearns for country life.
      - [Proverbs]

There are faults we would fain pardon.
      - [Proverbs]

There are words and accents by which this grief can be assuaged, and the disease in a great measure removed.
      - [Proverbs]

There is a medium in all things. There are certain limits beyond, or within which, that which is right cannot exist.
      - [Proverbs]

There is as much love between you and me as between the wolf and the lamb.
      - [Proverbs]

There is no retracing our steps.
      - [Proverbs]

There is no such thing as perfect happiness.
      - [Proverbs]

There is nothing hard inside the olive; nothing hard outside the nut.
      - [Proverbs]


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