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
Begin -- to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.More Decimus Magnus Ausonius quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If thou art terrible to many, then beware of many.
[Lat., Multis terribilis, caveto multos.]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]
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]
If fortune favors you do not be elated; if she frowns do not
despond.
[Lat., Si fortuna juvat, caveto tolli;
Si fortuna tonat, caveto mergi.]More Decimus Magnus Ausonius quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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