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Horace Quotes

Italian Poet

He who has begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin.

Category: Action

He has half the deed done who has made a beginning

Category: Action

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.

Category: Adversity

The one who prosperity takes too much delight in will be the most shocked by reverses.

Category: Adversity

As a rule, adversity reveals genius and prosperity hides it.

Category: Adversity

A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.

Category: Adversity

Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.

Category: Adversity

A good scare is worth more than good advice.

Category: Advice

Whatever advice you give, be short.

Category: Advice

Help a man against his will and you do the same as murder him.

Category: Aid And Assistance

Nothing is too high for the daring of mortals: we storm heaven itself in our folly.

Category: Ambition

I shall strike the stars with my unlifted head.

Category: Ambition

My liver swells with bile difficult to repress.

Category: Anger

Anger is short madness

Category: Anger

Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.

Category: Anger