Amazing Horace Quotes

A picture is a poem without words


Rule your mind or it will rule you.


Who prates of war or want after his wine?


In love there are two evils: war and peace.


When discord dreadful bursts the brazen bars, And shatters iron locks to thunder forth her wars.


Don’t waste the opportunity.


If you drive nature out with a pitchfork, she will soon find a way back.


Money, make money; by honest means if you can; if not, by any means make money.


All powerful money gives birth and beauty.


Of what use is a fortune to me, if I cannot use it?


Money is to be sought for first of all; virtue after wealth.


Does he council you better who bids you, Money, by right means, if you can: but by any means, make money?


It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say; when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar – that I call an achievement.


The muse does not allow the praise-de-serving here to die: she enthrones him in the heavens.


By the favour of the heavens


By heaven you have destroyed me, my friends!