Home Daily Quotes Topics Pictures Favorite Authors All Authors Author Types

Popular Topics Love
Life
Funny
Famous
Inspirational


Follow us also on:
Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Google+ Follow us on Tumblr Follow us on Pinterest

Link To Us


Author Info:

Type: Poet
Nationality: Greek
Date of Birth: 65 BC
Date of Death: 11/27/8


 

Horace Quotes > Poets wish to profit or to...

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest


Poets wish to profit or to please.
Horace

Related Quotes

Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Plato

Money is everywhere but so is poetry. What we lack are the poets.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Federico Fellini

Men are nearly always willing to believe what they wish.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Julius Caesar

Modesty, tis a virtue not often found among poets, for almost every one of them thinks himself the greatest in the world.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Miguel de Cervantes

If you wish to know the mind of a man, listen to his words.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Thomas Jefferson

Freedom is the right to live as we wish.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Epictetus

I was a tiny bug. Now a mountain. I was left behind. Now honored at the head. You healed my wounded hunger and anger, and made me a poet who sings about joy.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Jalal-Uddin Rumi

Men do what is called a good action, as some piece of courage or charity, much as they would pay a fine in expiation of daily non-appearance on parage.? Thier works are done as an apology or extenuation of thier living in the world.-as invalids and the insane pay a high? board.? Thier virtues are penances.? I do not wish to expiate, but to live.? My life is for itself and not a spectacle.?I can not consent to pay for privilege where I have intrinsic right.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Ralph Waldo Emerson

What we wish, that we readily believe.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Demosthenes

There are not fifty ways of fighting, there's only one, and that's to win. Neither revolution nor war consists in doing what one pleases.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Andre Malraux

I think of poets as outlaw visionaries in a way.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Jim Jarmusch

But it is true that some magazines have a policy to show only a certain amount of black girls on their covers. Naomi is right. It's not fair, and I wish it would change.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Claudia Schiffer

I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have the light joyousness of springtime which never lets anyone suspect the labors it has cost me.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Henri Matisse

A poet never takes notes. You never take notes in a love affair.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Robert Frost

He may not enter anywhere at the first, unless there be some one of the household who bid him to come, though afterwards he can come as he please.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Bram Stoker

My whole working philosophy is that the only stable happiness for mankind is that it shall live married in blessed union to woman-kind - intimacy, physical and psychical between a man and his wife. I wish to add that my state of bliss is by no means perfect.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter D. H. Lawrence

Homer has taught all other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Aristotle

I'm not that ambitious any more. I just like my privacy. I wish I really wasn't talked about at all.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Barbra Streisand

Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause, does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Hesiod

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Tony Robbins

Some people wish above all to conform to the rules, I wish only to render what I can hear. There is no theory. You have only to listen. Pleasure is the law.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Claude Debussy

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Oscar Wilde

There are two men inside the artist, the poet and the craftsman. One is born a poet. One becomes a craftsman.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Emile Zola

Witticisms please as long as we keep them within boundaries, but pushed to excess they cause offense.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Phaedrus


Popular Authors Buddha
Osho
Kahlil Gibran
Socrates
Albert Einstein


Browse Authors
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z