If a man's fortune does not fit him, it is like the shoe in the story; if too large it trips him up, if too small it pinches him.
Quote by Horace
Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.
Hired mourners at a funeral say and do - A little more than they whose...
The age of our fathers, which was worse than that of our ancestors, produced us,...
In labouring to be concise, I become obscure.
Leave the rest to the gods.
Every old poem is sacred.
Poets wish to profit or to please.
Begin, be bold and venture to be wise.
A good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient.
Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow.
We are free to yield to truth.
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live...
No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of...
Carpe diem! Rejoice while you are alive; enjoy the day; live life to the fullest;...
Nothing is swifter than rumor.
Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
Get money first; virtue comes later.
Losing comes of winning money.
Nothing that is God's is obtainable by money.
During many a single week, I daresay, more money is spent in New York upon...