A picture is a poem without words.
Quote by Horace
Every old poem is sacred.
No man ever reached to excellence in any one art or profession without having passed...
While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one.
We are free to yield to truth.
Always keep your composure. You can't score from the penalty box; and to win, you...
It is your business when the wall next door catches fire.
You may drive out nature with a pitchfork, yet she'll be constantly running back.
I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the...
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
Why do you hasten to remove anything which hurts your eye, while if something affects...
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
Instead of forming new words I recommend to you any kind of artful management by...
He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the...
A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small,...
Mistakes are their own instructors
Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor's wall is ablaze.
The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But...
Wisdom at times is found in folly
Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error...
Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many...