Avoid greatness; in a cottage there may be more real happiness than kings or their favourites enjoy.
Quote by Horace
Subdue your passion or it will subdue you.
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something...
O imitators, you slavish herd!
Anger is a short madness.
He possesses dominion over himself, and is happy, who can every day say, I have...
Whatever your advice, make it brief.
Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.
It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, as long as...
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live...
Labor diligently to increase your property.
I teach that all men are mad.
No man ever reached to excellence in any one art or profession without having passed...
Think to yourself that every day is your last
Men cease to think when they think they know it all.
Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy...
He's happy who, far away from business, like the races of men of old, tills...
Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori - It is a sweet and becoming thing...
Whatever your advice, make it brief
Never say, 'oops.' Always say, 'Ah, interesting.'
The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.