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Horace
(65-8 BC) born on
Dec 08
Roman poet, satirist. His "Ars Poetica" was used as style handbook by 16th-, 17th-c. neoclassicists.
         
   
F
Man learns more readily and remembers more willingly what excites his ridicule than what deserves esteem and respect.

R
"Painters and poets," you say, "have always had an equal license in bold invention." We know; we claim the liberty for ourselves and in turn we give it to others.
A
He has half the deed done who has made a beginning.
N
Seize the day.
K
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
R: In "Shorter Bartlett's Familiar Quotations," by John Bartlett, 1937, 1980, 1992.
A: In "Barnes & Noble Book of Quotations," by Robert I. Fitzhenry, 1987.
N: "Ars Poetica."
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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