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Biography - Quintus Horatius Flaccus:

Roman lyric poet.
Born: -65 - Died: -8
Period:
1st century BC
Place of birth: Italy
Italy

Anger is a short madness.



Note 

Note



Other version: "Anger is brief insanity."


Source: Epistles



Translation

Translation

(French, Latin, German)



French
La colère est une courte folie.

Latin
Ira furor brevis est.

German
Zorn ist kurze Raserei.




See also 

See also...



Anger is the wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.




Quotes for: madness


Quotes

Quotes about madness:


There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.





Those who live without madness are not as wise as they think.





We're all mad here.





There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad.





Wisdom has its excesses, and has no less need of moderation than does folly.





Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.











Quotes for: anger


Quotes

Quotes for: anger


When someone opposes me, he arouses my attention, not my anger. I go to greet a man who contradicts me, who instructs me.





Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.





With the good man anger is quick to die.





If I were not king, I should lose my temper.





So when any one makes you angry, know that it is your own thought that has angered you.





The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
Seneca - 











Quotes

Quintus Horatius Flaccus also said...


Seize the day.





The word flies and cannot be recalled.





There is measure in all things.





Dare to be wise, begin!





Remember to keep a clear head in difficult times.





Don't despair.












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