He's happy who, far away from business, like the races of men of old, tills his ancestral fields with his own oxen, unbound by any interest to pay.
Quote by Horace
Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.
The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter...
I teach that all men are mad.
The age of our fathers, which was worse than that of our ancestors, produced us,...
The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
True friends appear less mov'd than counterfeit; As men that grieve at funerals are not...
Happy he who far from business, like the primitive are of mortals, cultivates with his...
Few cross the river of time and are able to reach non-being. Most of them...
Lawyers are men who hire out their words and anger.
Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to...
Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even.
He has the deed half done who has made a beginning.
Poets wish to profit or to please.
Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of...
The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation...
If you would have me weep, you must first of all feel grief yourself.
A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more...
Knowledge without education is but armed injustice.
A person educated in mind and not in morals is a menace to society
Laws for the liberal education of youth, especially for the lower classes of people, are...
True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is...
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.