No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water.
Quote by Horace
Words will not fail when the matter is well considered.
The age of our fathers, which was worse than that of our ancestors, produced us,...
As crazy as hauling timber into the woods.
Leave the rest to the gods.
Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years at least.
A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears...
Refrain from asking what going to happen tomorrow, and everyday that fortune grants you, count...
Money is a handmaiden if thou knowest how to use it; a mistress if thou...
He has not lived badly whose birth and death has been unnoticed by the world.
Mingle some brief folly with your wisdom.
It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, as long as...
It is an undoubted truth, that the less one has to do, the less time...
In labouring to be concise, I become obscure.
Fidelity is the sister of justice.
He who would begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin.
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
Virtue, dear friend, needs no defense, The surest guard is innocence: None knew, till guilt...
Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers.
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something...
If a man's fortune does not fit him, it is like the shoe in the...