Horace Quotes About Eternity

Quotes about: Eternity
  • Years, following years, steal something every day; At last they steal us from ourselves away.

    Horace, Edward Henry Blakeney (1970). “Horace on the art of poetry: Latin text, English prose translation, introduction and notes, together with Ben Jonson's English verse rendering”, Books for Libraries
  • Words challenge eternity.

    Horace (1733). “Q. Horatii Flacci de Arte Poetica liber ... Horace's treatise concerning the Art of Poetry; together with notes critical, historical, and poetical, by the Earl of Roscommon”, p.29
  • Why then should words challenge Eternity, When greatest men, and greatest actions die? Use may revive the obsoletest words, And banish those that now are most in vogue; Use is the judge, the law, and rule of speech.

    Horace (1717). “The Odes & Satyrs of Horace, that Have Been Done Into English by the Most Eminent Hands...: With His Art of Poetry...To this Ed. is Added Several Odes Never Before Published”, p.189


  • Born: December 8, 65 BC
  • Died: November 27, 8 BC
  • Occupation: Poet
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