He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.
Quote by Horace
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something...
Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.
Anger is a short madness.
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the...
I teach that all men are mad.
This is a fault common to all singers, that among their friends they will never...
Leave the rest to the gods.
No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers.
It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, as long as...
Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori - It is a sweet and becoming thing...
Mountains will go into labour, and a silly little mouse will be born.
Virtue, dear friend, needs no defense, The surest guard is innocence: None knew, till guilt...
Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.
The musician who always plays on the same string is laughed at
Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and...
He possesses dominion over himself, and is happy, who can every day say, I have...
If a man's fortune does not fit him, it is like the shoe in the...
When nature made you, they broke the mold - rumor has it they beat the...
Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.