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Quintus Horatius Flaccus

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Biography - Quintus Horatius Flaccus:

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

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They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles



Note  

Note



Epistles 1,11,27


Source: Epistles


Translation  

Translation

(German, French, Latin)


German
Das Klima, nicht ihr Befinden ändern diejenigen, die übers Meer fahren.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistulae

French
Ceux qui courent par les mers ne changent que le ciel au-dessus de leur tête; ils ne changent pas leur âme.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Épîtres

Latin
Caelum, non animum mutant, qui trans mare currunt.”




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Don't despair”
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The word flies and cannot be recalled.”
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The wise man is rich”
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There is measure in all things.”
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