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HORACE (QUINTUS HORATIUS FLACCUS)
Roman poet
(65 BC - 8 BC)
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Mediocrity is not allowed to poets, either by the gods or men.
      - [Mediocrity]

Men born only to eat.
      - [Proverbs]

Money is a handmaiden, if thou knowest to use it; a mistress if thou knowest not.
      - [Money]

Money, as it increases, becomes either the master or the slave of ts owner.
      - [Money : Proverbs]

Most virtue lies between two vices.
      - [Virtue]

My age, my inclinations, are no longer what they were.
      - [Proverbs]

Never was anything so inconsistent.
      - [Proverbs]

Never without a shilling in my purse.
      - [Proverbs]

No man ever properly calculates from time to time what it is his duty to avoid.
      - [Proverbs]

No man is born without faults.
      - [Proverbs]

No one is born without vices, and he is the best man who is encumbered with the least.
      - [Vice]

Nor has he lived in vain, who from his cradle to his grave has passed his life in seclusion.
      - [Proverbs]

Not even for an hour can you bear to be alone, nor can you advantageously apply your leisure time, but you endeavor, a fugitive and wanderer, to escape from yourself, now vainly seeking to banish remorse by wine, and now by sleep; but the gloomy companion presses on you, and pursues you as you fly.
      - [Remorse]

Not even piety will stay wrinkles, nor the encroachments of age, nor the advance of death, which cannot be resisted.
      - [Proverbs]

Not if you burst yourself will you equal him.
      - [Proverbs]

Not to be lost in idle admiration is the only sure means of making and preserving happiness.
      - [Admiration]

Not to create confusion in what is clear, but to throw light on what is obscure.
      - [Proverbs]

Not treasured wealth, nor the consul's lictor, can dispel the mind's bitter conflicts and the cares that flit, like bats, about your fretted roofs.
      - [Proverbs]

Nothing is achieved without toil.
      - [Proverbs]

Nothing is so difficult but that man will accomplish it.
      - [Proverbs]

Now to drink and trip it on the light fantastic toe.
      - [Proverbs]

O imitators, a servile race, how often have your attacks roused my bile and often my laughter!
      - [Imitation]

On day is pressed on by another.
      - [Time]

One deviates to the right, another to the left; the error is the same with all, but it deceives them in different ways.
      - [Error]

Opportune times for speaking.
      - [Proverbs]


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