Horace quote: Omnes una manet nox

By theJman, in 'Latin to English Translation', May 20, 2006.

  1. theJman New Member

    Hi everyone glad to be here...I want to get a quote by horace tattooed because he was one of the greats. I have chosen to get "Omnes una manet nox" as best i can tell, it means- the same night awaits us all. Or does it? i just want to check in with some pros, before those words permanently become a part of me haha. thanks for the help, and sorry if this is the 8 billionth time this has been asked.
  2. SaepePecca New Member

    Yep, that's what it says. The whole line it's taken from (Carmina, Liber I, XXVIII) is:

    Sed omnis una manet nox et calcanda semel via leti.

    "But one night waits for all and the road of death is to be tread only once."

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