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Horace Quotes

Italian Poet

He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.

Category: Function

Begin, be bold and venture to be wise.

Category: Goals

Gold will be slave or master.

Category: Gold

Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to hear, but they will not keep what is entrusted to them.

Category: Gossip

To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fear it.

Category: Greatness

The avarice person is ever in want; let your desired aim have a fixed limit.

Category: Greed

You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all.

Category: Happiness

It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed.

Category: Health

A jest often decides matters of importance more effectual and happily than seriousness.

Category: Humor

In the word of no master am I bound to believe.

Category: Independence

Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers.

Category: Injustice

He is armed without who is innocent within, be this thy screen, and this thy wall of brass.

Category: Innocence

I teach that all men are mad.

Category: Insanity

He who is upright in his way of life and free from sin.

Category: Integrity

A good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient.

Category: Justice