„He who postpones the hour of living rightly is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.“
— Horace, livro Epistles
Book I, epistle ii, lines 41–42
Epistles (c. 20 BC and 14 BC)
Original: (la) Qui recte vivendi prorogat horam,
Rusticus exspectat dum defluat amnis.