35 Inspirational Horace Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Horace Quotes On Success

Horace was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus. May his quotes inspire you to take action and live the life of your dreams.

1. “Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.” Horace

2. “He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little.” Horace

3. “Nothing’s beautiful from every point of view.” Horace

4. “The pen is the tongue of the mind.” Horace

5. “Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves.” Horace

6. Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.” Horace

7. “It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed.” Horace

8. “What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye.” Horace

9. “Lightning strikes the highest mountain.” Horace

10. “Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow.” Horace

11. “It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.” Horace

12. “Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life.” Horace

13. “Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth.” Horace

14. “He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.” Horace

15. “Remember, when life’s path is steep to keep your mind even.” Horace

16. “A word once uttered can never be recalled.” Horace

17. “He who would begin has half done. Dare to be wise; begin.” Horace

18. “He is armed without who is innocent within.” Horace

19. “Life is largely a matter of expectation.” Horace

20. “Rule your mind or it will rule you.” Horace

21. “Always keep your composure.” Horace

22. “You must avoid sloth.” Horace

23. Begin, be bold and venture to be wise.” Horace

24. “You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all.” Horace

25. “God can change the lowest to the highest, abase the proud, and raise the humble.” Horace

26. “Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved.” Horace

27. “Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.” Horace

28. “Refrain from asking what going to happen tomorrow, and every day that fortune grants you, count as gain.” Horace

29. “Whatever advice you give, be short.” Horace

30. “Nothing can be gained without hard work.” Horace

31. “Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.” Horace

32. “Why do you hasten to remove anything which hurts your eye, while if something affects your soul you postpone the cure until next year?” Horace

33. “Make a good use of the present.” Horace

34. “Who then is free? The wise man who can command himself.” Horace

35. “Don’t think, just do.” Horace