Decimus Magnus Ausonius

Decimus Magnus Ausonius

Late Latin poet, who in modern times was called "the first French poet" (for the local patriotism), although he wrote in Latin
A favor tardily bestowed is no favor; for a favor quickly granted
is a more agreeable favor.
[Lat., Gratia, quae tarda est, ingrata est: gratia namque
Cum fieri properat, gratia grata magis.]More Decimus Magnus Ausonius quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there is no witness.More Decimus Magnus Ausonius quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The best memorial for a mighty man is to gain honor ere death.More Decimus Magnus Ausonius quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is tormenting to fear what you cannot overcome.
[Lat., Crux est si metuas quod vincere nequeas.]More Decimus Magnus Ausonius quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No man pleases by silence; many I please by speaking briefly.More Decimus Magnus Ausonius quotes [11/24/2011 02:11:35]

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