Decimus or Decimius Magnus Ausonius was a Roman poet and teacher of rhetoric from Burdigala in Aquitaine, modern Bordeaux, France. For a time he was tutor to the future emperor Gratian, who afterwards bestowed the consulship on him. source
When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there is no witness.
No man pleases by silence; many I please by speaking briefly.
If fortune favors you do not be elated; if she frowns do not despond.
Forgive many things in others; nothing in yourself.
Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not...
Like I always tell people, I don't pander to any audience, but you have to play to your audience.