I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the same time and do them both well.
Quote by Horace
Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.
Good sense is both the first principal and the parent source of good writing.
Always keep your composure. You can't score from the penalty box; and to win, you...
Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.
He possesses dominion over himself, and is happy, who can every day say, I have...
Acquittal of the guilty damns the judge.
This is a fault common to all singers, that among their friends they will never...
In labouring to be concise, I become obscure.
Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers...
Fidelity is the sister of justice.
Strange - is it not? That of the myriads who Before us passed the door...
Time will bring to light whatever is hidden; it will cover up and conceal what...
We are just statistics, born to consume resources.
Mingle some brief folly with your wisdom.
Subdue your passion or it will subdue you
The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But...
Gloriously false, a maid famous for all time.
We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who,...
Though you drive Nature out with a pitchfork, she will still find her way back.
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at...