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HORACE (QUINTUS HORATIUS FLACCUS)
Roman poet
(65 BC - 8 BC)
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Let me have a three-legged table, a dish of salt, and a cloak which, althou' coarse, will keep off the cold.
  [Lat., Sit mihi mensa tripes et
    Coucha salis puri et toga quae defendere frigus
      Quamvis crassa queat.]
      - Satires (I, 3, 13) [Contentment]

It is right for him who asks forgiveness for his offenses to grant it to others.
  [Lat., Aequum est
    Peccatis veniam poscentem reddere rursus.]
      - Satires (I, 3, 74) [Forgiveness]

Too indolent to bear the toil of writing; I mean of writing well; I say nothing about quantity.
  [Lat., Piger scribendi ferre laborem;
    Scribendi recte, nam ut multum nil moror.]
      - Satires (I, 4, 12) [Authorship]

As a neighboring funeral terrifies sick misers, and fear obliges them to have some regard for themselves; so, the disgrace of others will often deter tender minds from vice.
  [Lat., Avidos vicinum funus ut aegros
    Exanimat, mortisque metu sibi parcere cogit;
      Sic teneros animos aliena opprobria saepe
        Absterrent vitiis.]
      - Satires (I, 4, 126) [Example]

He has hay on his horns.
  [Lat., Foenum habet in cornu.]
      - Satires (I, 4, 34) [Anger]

When discord dreadful bursts her brazen bars,
  And shatter locks to thunder forth her wars.
    [Lat., Postquam Discordia tetra
      Belli ferratos postes portasque refregit.]
      - Satires (I, 4, 60),
        quoted, original not known but thought to be from Ennius
        [War]

The scattered remnants of the poet.
  [Lat., Disjecti membra poetae.]
      - Satires (I, 4, 62) [Poets]

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?]
      - Satires (I, 4, 91) [Envy]

The Jew Apella may belief this, not I.
  [Lat., Credat Judaeus Appella non ego.]
      - Satires (I, 5, 100) [Belief]

A man polished to the nail.
  [Lat., Ad unguem factus home.]
      - Satires (I, 5, 32) [Man]

Glory drags all men along, low as well as high, bound captive at the wheels of her glittering car.
  [Lat., Fulgente trahit constrictos Gloria curru
    Non minus ignotos generosis.]
      - Satires (I, 6, 23) [Glory]

He is a dangerous fellow, keep clear of him. (That is: he has hay on his horns, showing he is dangerous.)
  [Lat., Faenum habet in cornu, longe fuge.]
      - Satires (I, IV, 34) [Prudence]

The consummate pleasure (in eating) is not in the costly flavour, but in yourself. Do you seek for sauce for sweating?
      - Satires (II, 2) [Eating]

Like as a wise man in time of peace prepares for war.
  [Lat., In pace ut sapiens aptarit idonea bello.]
      - Satires (II, 2, 111) [Peace]

A stomach that is seldom empty despises common food.
  [Lat., Jejunus raro stomachus vulgaria temnit.]
      - Satires (II, 2, 38) [Eating]

A mind that is charmed by false appearances refuses better things.
  [Lat., Acclinis falsis animus meliora recusat.]
      - Satires (II, 2, 6) [Mind]

The body loaded by the excess of yesterday, depresses the mind also, and fixes to the ground this particle of divine breath.
  [Lat., Quin corpus onustum
    Hesternis vitiis, animum quoque praegravat una
      Atque affigit humo divinae particulam aurae.]
      - Satires (II, 2, 77) [Mind]

A corrupt judge does not carefully search for the truth.
  [Lat., Male verum examinat omnis
    Corruptus judex.]
      - Satires (II, 2, 8) [Judges]

The illustration which solves one difficulty by raising another, settles nothing.
  [Lat., Nil agit exemplum, litem quod lite resolvit.]
      - Satires (II, 3, 103) [Difficulties]

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.]
      - Satires (II, 3, 120) [Insanity]

That destructive siren, sloth, is ever to be avoided.
  [Lat., Vitanda est improba--desidia.]
      - Satires (II, 3, 14) [Idleness : Sloth]

Who then is sane? He who is not a fool.
  [Lat., Quisnam igitur sanus? Qui non stultus.]
      - Satires (II, 3, 158) [Insanity]

I attend to the business of other people, having lost my own.
  [Lat., Aliena negotia curo,
    Excussus propriis.]
      - Satires (II, 3, 19) [Business]

A noble pair of brothers.
  [Lat., Par nobile fratum.]
      - Satires (II, 3, 243) [Nobility]

To your folly add bloodshed, and stir the fire with the sword.
  [Lat., Adde cruorem
    Stultitiae, atque ignem gladio scrutare.]
      - Satires (II, 3, 275) [Folly]


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