Good sense is both the first principal and the parent source of good writing.
Quote by Horace
Instead of forming new words I recommend to you any kind of artful management by...
He possesses dominion over himself, and is happy, who can every day say, I have...
Fidelity is the sister of justice.
Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
Why harass with eternal purposes a mind to weak to grasp them?
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.
Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation,...
He tosses aside his paint-pots and his words a foot and a half long.
Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers...
The musician who always plays on the same string is laughed at
Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
Subdue your passion or it will subdue you.
A picture is a poem without words.
Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow
The age of our fathers, which was worse than that of our ancestors, produced us,...
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something...
Words will not fail when the matter is well considered.
While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one.
Why do you hasten to remove anything which hurts your eye, while if something affects...