Life is largely a matter of expectation.
Quote by Horace
Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers...
I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the...
Words will not fail when the matter is well considered.
Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
Make money, money by fair means if you can, if not, but any means money.
Clogged with yesterday's excess, the body drags the mind down with it.
Money is a handmaiden, if thou knowest how to use it; a mistress, if thou...
Mingle some brief folly with your wisdom.
One wanders to the left, another to the right. Both are equally in error, but,...
A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears...
Mediocrity is not allowed to poets, either by the gods or man
Whatever advice you give, be short.
Subdue your passion or it will subdue you.
It is your concern when your neighbor's wall is on fire.
Nothing is swifter than rumor.
Mountains will go into labour, and a silly little mouse will be born.
He tosses aside his paint-pots and his words a foot and a half long.
We are often deterred from crime by the disgrace of others.
In adversity remember to keep an even mind.
He who would begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin.