Avoid greatness; in a cottage there may be more real happiness than kings or their favourites enjoy.
Quote by Horace
True friends appear less mov'd than counterfeit; As men that grieve at funerals are not...
Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
He who would begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin.
No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers.
Hired mourners at a funeral say and do - A little more than they whose...
Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and...
Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers...
Time will bring to light whatever is hidden; it will cover up and conceal what...
Subdue your passion or it will subdue you
Fidelity is the sister of justice.
Though you drive Nature out with a pitchfork, she will still find her way back.
A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears...
In labouring to be concise, I become obscure.
In times of stress, be bold and valiant.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
A good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient.
The covetous man is ever in want.
Avarice is always poor
...Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they...
There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that...