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Horace



    A picture is a poem without words.

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    A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.

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    Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.

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    Anger is a short madness.

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    Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.

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    No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers.

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    Carpe diem! Rejoice while you are alive; enjoy the day; live life to the fullest; make the most of what you have. It is later than you think.

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    Years, following years, steal something every day;At last they steal us from ourselves away.

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    Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men,--the balance-wheel of the social machinery.

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

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    It is the love of country that has lighted and that keeps glowing the holy fire of patriotism.

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    Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers of kings.

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    It is not necessary for all men to be great in action. The greatest and sublimest power is often simple patience.

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    He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.

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    Education...beyond all other devices of human origin, is a great equalizer of conditions of men --the balance wheel of the social machinery...It does better than to disarm the poor of their hostility toward the rich; it prevents being poor.

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    Apathy is a sort of living oblivion.

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    It is no mean glory to have found favour with the leaders of men. It is not everyone that can get to Corinth.

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    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.

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    The farther west he went the more he was convinced that the wise men came from the east

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    Naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurret. [Though you drive Nature out with a pitchfork, she will still find her way back.]

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    Brave men were living before Agamemnon

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    I will love the sweetly laughing, sweetly chattering Lalage.

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