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Ancient Roman Poet. 65 BC-8 BC
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Brave men were living before Agamemnon
But if Homer, who is good, nods for a moment, I think it a shame.
But if you place me among the lyric bards, I shall touch the stars with my exalted head.
Carpe diem! Rejoice while you are alive; enjoy the day; live life to the fullest; make the most of what you have. It is later than you think.
Cease to ask what the morrow will bring forth. And set down as gain each day that Fortune grants.
Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth.
Change the name, and the tale is about you.
Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and what they are capable of bearing.
Clogged with yesterday's excess, the body drags the mind down with it.
Death's boatman takes no bribe
Death and dying
Do not ask. Such knowledge is not for us.
Do you hear, or does some fond illusion mock me?
Does he council you better who bids you, ''Money, by right means, if you can: but by any means, make money ?
Don't think, just do.
Drop the question what tomorrow may bring, and count as profit every day that fate allows you.
Every old poem is sacred.
Ex-soldiers have been here before they tell their stories. They just want a story to tell their family, or their little grand kids when they grow up,
Few cross the river of time and are able to reach non-being. Most of them run up and down only on this side of the river. But those who when they know the law follow the path of the law, they shall reach the other shore and go beyond the realm of death.
Fidelity is the sister of justice.
Finally we have a victory, not only morally but also in a material sense,
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