Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.
Forgive many things in others; nothing in yourself.
O maid, while youth is with the rose and thee,
Pluck thou the rose: life is as swift for thee.
No man pleases by silence; many I please by speaking briefly.
Truth is the mother of hatred.
If you are a terror to many, then beware of many.
So many lovely things, so rare, so young,
A day begat them, and a day will end.
When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there is no witness.
Nothing more detestable does the earth produce than an ungrateful man.
Every stage of life has its troubles, and no man is content with his own age.
He who does not know how to be silent will not know how to speak.
If fortune favors you do not be elated; if she frowns do not despond.
Ausonius was a Latin Poet and rhetorician. He was one of the last pagan poets in the Roman Empire, that is to say before it was christened.
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