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
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]
Begin -- to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.More Decimus Magnus Ausonius quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No man pleases by silence; many I please by speaking briefly.More Decimus Magnus Ausonius quotes [11/24/2011 02:11:35]
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]

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