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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

They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.



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.

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

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




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Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.

Happiness is not easily won; it is hard to find it in ourselves and impossible to find it elsewhere.

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.




Quotes for: heaven


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Quotes about heaven:


There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

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I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.
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No man has received from nature the right to command others. Liberty is a gift from heaven.
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Look up to the sky. You'll never find rainbows if you’re looking down.
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Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and reverence, the more often and more steadily one reflects on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.
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My words fly up, my thoughts remain below: Words without thoughts never to heaven go.
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Quotes for: change


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Quotes about change:


Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
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Change alone is the constant.
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If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
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To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
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The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
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Quotes for: soul


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Quotes about soul:


Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.
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For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years.
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Go, nothing is better for the soul
Than to dispel some sadness from a soul!

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Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.
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The human body is the best picture of the human soul.
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Quintus Horatius Flaccus also said...


Seize the day.
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Remember to keep a clear head in difficult times.
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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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