No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water.
Quote by Horace
It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not...
Nothing's beautiful from every point of view.
Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years at least.
A good scare is worth more than good advice.
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live...
The disgrace of others often keeps tender minds from vice.
In times of stress, be bold and valiant.
It is a sweet and seemly thing to die for one's country.
Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved, the silent for a sullen person.
Labor diligently to increase your property.
Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
True friends appear less mov'd than counterfeit; As men that grieve at funerals are not...
Mountains will go into labour, and a silly little mouse will be born.
For it is your business, when the wall next door catches fire.
O imitators, you slavish herd!
I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the...
Whatever advice you give, be short.
You must avoid sloth, that wicked siren.
He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
A word once uttered can never be recalled.