Thought for the Day – April 21st

04-21

“Ira furor brevis est: animum rege: qui nisi paret imperat.”
Horace. Epistles. Book I, epistle 2, line 62. 14 B.C.
SEE (English): http://www.poetryintranslation.com/PITBR/Latin/HoraceEpistlesBkIEpII.htm
SEE (Latin): http://www.uah.edu/student_life/organizations/SAL/texts/latin/classical/horace/epistulae102.html
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horace
VARIANT:
“Anger is a short madness so control your passion or it will control you.”
“Anger’s a brief madness: rule your heart, that unless
It obeys, controls: and check it with bridle and chain.”

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