Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years at least.
Quote by Horace
The man is either mad, or he is making verses.
Nothing's beautiful from every point of view.
What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what...
Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy...
A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small,...
No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of...
Subdue your passion or it will subdue you
In labouring to be concise, I become obscure.
It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, so he be...
Life is largely a matter of expectation.
Think to yourself that every day is your last
The pen is the tongue of the mind.
Happy he who far from business, like the primitive are of mortals, cultivates with his...
Wisdom at times is found in folly
Hired mourners at a funeral say and do - A little more than they whose...
No man ever reached to excellence in any one art or profession without having passed...
Nothing is swifter than rumor.
Fidelity is the sister of justice.
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
A woman can give a man a million reasons to be faithful, and he will...
Justice is justice though it's always delayed and finally done only by mistake
He who does not feel his friends to be the world to him, does not...