Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
Quote by Horace
Make a good use of the present.
Lawyers are men who hire out their words and anger.
When nature made you, they broke the mold - rumor has it they beat the...
Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever...
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at...
Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something...
A good scare is worth more than good advice.
Though you drive Nature out with a pitchfork, she will still find her way back.
Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
He has not lived badly whose birth and death has been unnoticed by the world.
We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who,...
Money is a handmaiden, if thou knowest how to use it; a mistress, if thou...
Who then is free? The wise who can command his passions, who fears not want,...
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live...
Mingle some brief folly with your wisdom.
Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow
Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.
Life is largely a matter of expectation.
A host is like a general: calamities often reveal his genius.