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

"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.
He has half the deed done who has made a beginning.
Seize the day.
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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