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Quotes by Horace - (38 quotes)

Horace Bruns - From the Friendship category:

Friends are treasures. (Horace Bruns)

Horace Bushnell - From the Guilt category:

Guilt is the very nerve of sorrow. (Horace Bushnell)

Horace Bushnell - From the Hope category:

However dark our lot may be, there is light enough on the other side of the cloud... (Horace Bushnell)

Horace Bushnell - From the Power category:

The greatest and sublimest power is often simple patience. (Horace Bushnell)

Horace Greeley - From the Fame category:

Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character. (Horace Greeley)

Horace Heilman - From the Education category:

- Adolescents as Artists...
The art class opens the path to divergent thinking by accepting differences as normal and desirable, and places value on thinking which doesn't conform to rigid standards. (Horace Heilman)

Horace - From the Advice category:

Whatever advice you give, be brief. (Horace)

Horace - From the Beauty category:

Nothing's beautiful from every point of view. (Horace)

Horace - From the Beginning category:

He has the deed half done who has made a beginning. (Horace)

Horace - From the Change category:

Not to hope for things to last forever, is what the year teaches and even the hour which snatches a nice day away. (Horace)

Horace - From the Destiny category:

Do not try to find out – we're forbidden to know – what end the gods have in store for me, or for you. (Horace)

Horace - From the Difficulty category:

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

Horace - From the Editing category:

Often you must turn your stylus to erase, if you hope to write anything worth a second reading. (Horace)

Horace - From the Freedom category:

Painters and poets alike have always had license to dare anything! We know that, and we both claim and allow to others in their turn this indulgence. (Horace)

Horace - From the Freedom category:

Not bound to swear allegiance to any master, wherever the wind takes me I travel as a visitor. (Horace)

Horace - From the Genius category:

Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it. (Horace)

Horace - From the Happiness category:

To marvel at nothing is just about the one and only thing, Numicius, that can make a man happy and keep him that way. (Horace)

Horace - From the Immortality category:

I have executed a memorial longer lasting than bronze. (Horace)

Horace - From the Money category:

Money is a handmaiden, if thou knowest how to use it; a mistress, if thou knowest not. (Horace)

Horace - From the Nature category:

Nature is harmony in discord. (Horace)

Horace - From the Obscurity category:

I strive to be brief, and I become obscure. (Horace)

Horace - From the Painting category:

A picture is a poem without words. (Horace)

Horace - From the Planning category:

Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans: it's lovely to be silly at the right moment. (Horace)

Horace - From the Poetry category:

Not gods, nor men, nor even booksellers have put up with poets' being second-rate. (Horace)

Horace - From the Poetry category:

That I make poetry and give pleasure – if I give pleasure – are because of you. (Horace)

Horace - From the Poetry category:

I have to submit to much in order to pacify the touchy tribe of poets. (Horace)

Horace - From the Poetry category:

Many brave men lived before Agamemnon; but all are covered by eternal night, unwept, unknown, because they lack a sacred poet. (Horace)

Horace - From the Prosperity category:

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

Horace - From the Questions category:

Drop the question what tomorrow may bring, and count as profit every day that Fate allows you. (Horace)

Horace - From the Silence category:

Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved, the silent for a sullen person. (Horace)

Horace - From the Time category:

Seize the day and put the least possible trust in tomorrow. (Horace)

Horace - From the Time category:

While we're talking, time will have meanly run on: pick today's fruits, no relying on the future in the slightest. (Horace)

Horace - From the Words category:

Once sent out, a word takes wing irrevocably. (Horace)

Horace - From the Writing category:

You will have written exceptionally well if, by skilful arrangement of your words, you have made an ordinary one seem original. (Horace)

Horace Walpole - From the Criticism category:

-on Sir Joshua Reynolds...
All his own geese are swans, as the swans of others are geese. (Horace Walpole)

Horace Walpole - From the Interest category:

The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well. (Horace Walpole)

Horace Walpole - From the Performance category:

Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent. (Horace Walpole)

Horace Walpole - From the Taste category:

-on Piranesi...
He piles palaces on bridges, and temples on palaces, and scales Heaven with mountains of edifices. Yet what taste in his boldness! (Horace Walpole)