Mediocrity is not allowed to poets, either by the gods or man
Quote by Horace
Leave the rest to the gods.
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something...
He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the...
The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter...
One wanders to the left, another to the right. Both are equally in error, but,...
I don't think we're in Kansas anymore
A word once uttered can never be recalled.
A word, once sent abroad, flies irrevocably.
Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation,...
Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and...
Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to...
Whatever your advice, make it brief
Knowledge without education is but armed injustice.
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who,...
He is armed without who is innocent within, be this thy screen, and this thy...
Labor diligently to increase your property.
It is a sweet and seemly thing to die for one's country.
Good sense is both the first principal and the parent source of good writing.
Life is largely a matter of expectation.