Horace Quotes (Author of Odes & Epodes) – 50 Best Quotes of Horace Roman Poet

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Horace Inspirational & Motivational Quotes

  • Anger is a short madness. – Horace
  • You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all. – Horace
  • Don’t think, just do. – Horace
  • The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do. – Horace
  • What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye. – Horace
  • The pen is the tongue of the mind. – Horace
  • Knowledge without education is but armed injustice. – Horace
  • Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers of kings. – Horace
  • A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune. – Horace
  • Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow. – Horace
  • Lawyers are men who hire out their words and anger. – Horace
  • Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious. – Horace
  • It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity. – Horace
  • Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers. – Horace
  • It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed. – Horace
  • Strange – is it not? That of the myriads who Before us passed the door of Darkness through, Not one returns to tell us of the road Which to discover we must travel too. – Horace
  • Remember when life’s path is steep to keep your mind even. – Horace
  • A picture is a poem without words. – Horace
  • The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor. – Horace
  • Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth. – Horace
  • No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers. – Horace
  • Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance. – Horace
  • Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone. – Horace
  • Life is largely a matter of expectation. – Horace
  • Pale Death beats equally at the poor man’s gate and at the palaces of kings. – Horace

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