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A list of the best Horace quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Horace quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Horace quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Horace should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Horace quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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A word once uttered can never be recalled. Horace

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Life is largely a matter of expectation. Horace

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michaelj72 added Go, and may all good go with you.

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Life gives nothing to man without labor. Horace

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Make a good use of the present. Horace

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The man is either mad, or he is making verses. Horace

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The secret of all good writing is sound judgment. Horace

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Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment. Horace

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Seize the day. Horace

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When things are steep, remember to stay level-headed. Horace

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Believe that each day that shines on you is your last. Horace

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Be ever on your guard what you say of anybody and to whom. Horace

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Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it. Horace

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Begin, be bold and venture to be wise. Horace

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He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little. Horace

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Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character. Horace

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Whatever advice you give, be short. Horace

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michaelj72 added Nothing is swifter than rumor.

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Nothing's beautiful from every point of view. Horace

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Gold will be slave or master. Horace

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michaelj72 added For me the time passes slowly and joyously away.

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Youth is unduly busy with pampering the outer person. Horace

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Clogged with yesterday's excess, the body drags the mind down with it. Horace

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michaelj72 added Now is the time to drink!

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Knowledge without education is but armed injustice. Horace

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Words will not fail when the matter is well considered. Horace

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I shall not wholly die, and a great part of me will escape the grave. Horace

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Who then is free? The wise man who can govern himself. Horace

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

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You must avoid sloth, that wicked siren. Horace

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

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We are free to yield to truth. Horace

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

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There is nothing assured to mortals. Horace

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I teach that all men are mad. Horace

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How great, my friends, is the virtue of living upon a little! Horace

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You who write, choose a subject suited to your abilities and think long and hard on what your powers are equal to and what they are unable to perform. Horace

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He has half the deed done who has made a beginning Horace

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Every old poem is sacred. Horace

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A picture is a poem without words. Horace

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They change their climate, not their soul, who rush across the sea. Horace

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The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain. Horace

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michaelj72 added The Muses gave the Greeks genius and the art of the well-turned phrase.

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michaelj72 added Of writing well the source and fountainhead is wise thinking.

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Poets wish to profit or to please. Horace

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Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much. Horace

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michaelj72 added The years as they pass plunder us of one thing after another.

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

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Many heroes lived before Agamemnon; but all are unknown and unwept, extinguished in everlasting night, because they have no spirited chronicler. Horace

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What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye. Horace