Horace. Quotes

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

To flee vice is the beginning of virtue, and to have got rid of folly is the beginning of wisdom. Horace.

In adversity remember to keep an even mind. Horace.

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

Anger is a short madness. Horace.

Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone. Horace.

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

Life is largely a matter of expectation. Horace.

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. Horace.

He who is greedy is always in want. Horace.

That destructive siren, sloth, is ever to be avoided. Horace.

In times of stress, be bold and valiant. Horace.

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

I strive to be brief but I become obscure. Horace.