It is an undoubted truth, that the less one has to do, the less time one finds to do it in.
Quote by Horace
No man ever reached to excellence in any one art or profession without having passed...
Good sense is both the first principal and the parent source of good writing.
The man is either mad, or he is making verses.
A host is like a general: calamities often reveal his genius.
Subdue your passion or it will subdue you
The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.
Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation,...
Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.
If you would have me weep, you must first of all feel grief yourself.
Get money first; virtue comes later.
Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.
Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers...
Whatever your advice, make it brief
It's a good thing to be foolishly gay once in a while.
The pen is the tongue of the mind.
Mountains will go into labour, and a silly little mouse will be born.
The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter...
Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to...
A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small,...