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 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]
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]
The best memorial for a mighty man is to gain honor ere death.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]
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]

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