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HORACE (QUINTUS HORATIUS FLACCUS)
Roman poet
(65 BC - 8 BC)
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Apollo does not always bend his bow.
      - [Proverbs]

Art is long, life is short.
  [Lat., Ars longa, vita brevis.]
      - attributed to,
        original thought expressed by Hippocrates about 400 BC
        [Art : Proverbs]

As many men as there are existing, so many are their different pursuits.
      - [Proverbs]

As shines the moon amid the lesser fires.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

As with a little girl playing with her nurse, the toy which she eagerly sought she soon tires of and discards.
      - [Proverbs]

At Rome I love Tibur; then, like a weathercock, at Tibur Rome.
      - [Proverbs]

Away, ye imitators, servile herd!
      - [Plagiarism]

Be brief, that the mind may catch thy precepts, and the more easily retain them.
      - [Precepts]

Be cautious as to what you say of men, and to whom you speak it.
      - [Proverbs]

Be not ashamed to have had wild days, but not to have sown your wild oats.
      - [Proverbs]

Be not caught by the cunning of those who appear in a disguise.
      - [Proverbs]

Be not for ever harassed by impotent desire.
      - [Proverbs]

Be this our wall of brass, to be conscious of having done no evil, and to grow pale at no accusation.
      - [Proverbs]

Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise.
      - [Beginnings]

Believe that each day is the last to shine upon thee.
      - [Death]

Betray not a secret even though racked by wine or wrath.
      - [Proverbs]

Better one thorn pluck'd out than all remain.
      - [Evil]

Biography, especially the biography of the great and good, who have risen by their own exertions from poverty and obscurity to eminence and usefulness, is an inspiring and ennobling study. Its direct tendency is to reproduce the excellence it records.
      - [Biography]

Blind self-love, vanity, lifting aloft her empty head, and indiscretion, prodigal of secrets more transparent than glass, follow close behind.
      - [Self-love]

Brighter than Parian marble.
      - [Proverbs]

Busy not yourself in looking forward to the events of to-morrow; but whatever may be those of the days Providence may yet assign you neglect not to turn them to advantage.
      - [Present]

By heaven you have destroyed me, my friends!
      - [Proverbs]

Can you restrain your laughter, my friends?
      - [Proverbs]

Catch the opportunity while it lasts, and rely not on what the morrow may bring.
      - [Proverbs]

Change but the name, and you are the subject of the story.
      - [Proverbs]


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