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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

Quote

Silver is worth less than gold, gold less than virtue.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles




Translation  

Translation

(French, German, Latin)


French
L'argent vaut moins que l'or, et l'or moins que la vertu.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Épîtres

German
Silber ist weniger wert als Gold, Gold weniger als Tugend.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistulae

Latin
Vilius argentum est auro, virtutibus aurum.”




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Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.”
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The virtues lose themselves in interest as the rivers are lost in the sea.”
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Humility is not a virtue; that is, it does not arise from reason.”
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There is no happiness without courage, nor virtue without struggle.”
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Virtue is harder to be got than knowledge of the world; and, if lost in a young man, is seldom recovered.”
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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.”
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One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.”
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The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.”
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One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.”
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Esteem money neither more nor less than it deserves, it is a good servant and a bad master.”
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The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self.”
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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.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles
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The wise man is rich”
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They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles
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