Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero
'Snatch at today and trust as little as you can in tomorrow' - (Odes)
Often translated as 'Seize the day'. Horace quote
Mix a little foolishness with your prudence: it's good to be silly at the right moment. (Odes, bk. 4, no. 12, l. 27) Horace quote
A poem is like a painting.
( Ut pictura poesis ) Horace quote
Subdue your passion or it will subdue you.
The disgrace of others often keeps tender minds from vice. Horace quote
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes. Horace quote
The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain.
The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do. Horace quote
Quintus Horatius Flaccus, Roman poet, 65 - 8 BC