Best Quotes by Horace (Top 10)

  1. Rule your mind or it will rule you.
  2. Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.
  3. Happy the man, and happy he alone, he who can call today his own: he who, secure within, can say, tomorrow do thy worst, for I have lived today. Be fair or foul or rain or shine, the joys I have possessed, in spite of fate, are mine. Not Heaven itself upon the past has power, but what has been, has been, and I have had my hour.
  4. Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
  5. 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.
  6. He who is greedy is always in want.
  7. A picture is a poem without words.
  8. Anger is short-lived madness.
  9. Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.
  10. Dare to begin! He who postpones living rightly is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.

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