No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water.
Quote by Horace
The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter...
Subdue your passion or it will subdue you.
Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.
Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.
A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more...
He who would begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin.
Money is a handmaiden if thou knowest how to use it; a mistress if thou...
In labouring to be concise, I become obscure.
Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate,...
He has the deed half done who has made a beginning.
Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even.
You must avoid sloth, that wicked siren.
Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.
Good sense is both the first principal and the parent source of good writing.
Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to...
True friends appear less mov'd than counterfeit; As men that grieve at funerals are not...
It is your concern when your neighbor's wall is on fire.
Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved, the silent for a sullen person.
Every old poem is sacred.