Decimus Magnus Ausonius (c. 310 – c. 395) was a Gallo-Roman poet, rhetorician and consul.
Earth produces nothing worse than an ungrateful man.
Nil, homine, terra, pejus, creat
I've never written for a fasting man. A taste of wine is good before my verse. But sleep is better than a little wine, for when sleeping one thinks my songs are dreams.
Jejunis, nil, scribo, meum, post, pocula, quis, legerit, hic
Every stage of life has its troubles, and no man is content with his own age.
Omne, aevum, curae, cunctis, displicet, aetas
If fortune favors you do not be elated; if she frowns do not despond.
fortuna, juvat, caveto
A favor tardily bestowed is no favor; for a favor quickly granted is a more agreeable favor.
Gratia, tarda, namque, fieri, grata, magis
If thou art terrible to many, then beware of many.
Multis, terribilis, caveto, multos
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