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Quintus Horatius Flaccus

Quote of Quintus Horatius Flaccus - The word flies and cannot be...


Biography - Quintus Horatius Flaccus:

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

Quote

The word flies and cannot be recalled.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles




Translation  

Translation

(German, French, Latin)


German
Einmal ausgesandt, fliegt unwiderruflich das Wort.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistulae

French
La parole échappée s'envole sans retour.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Épîtres

Latin
Semel emissum volat inrevocabile verbum.”




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My words fly up, my thoughts remain below: Words without thoughts never to heaven go.”
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Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.”
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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 wise man is rich”
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They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.”
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Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.”
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