In labouring to be concise, I become obscure.
Quote by Horace
You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every...
Mistakes are their own instructors
It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, so he be...
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at...
It is your business when the wall next door catches fire.
The disgrace of others often keeps tender minds from vice.
Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate,...
Men cease to think when they think they know it all.
The pen is the tongue of the mind.
What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what...
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live...
I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the...
Every old poem is sacred.
A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small,...
Whatever your advice, make it brief
We are often deterred from crime by the disgrace of others.
Avoid greatness; in a cottage there may be more real happiness than kings or their...
Though you drive Nature out with a pitchfork, she will still find her way back.
The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
When things are steep, remember to stay level-headed.