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
If fortune favors you do not be elated; if she frowns do not despond.More Decimus Magnus Ausonius quotes [11/24/2011 02:11:25]
When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there
is no witness.
[Lat., Turpe quid ausurus, te sine teste time.]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 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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