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]
Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.More Decimus Magnus Ausonius quotes [11/24/2011 02:11:31]
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]
The best memorial for a mighty man is to gain honor ere death.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]

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