No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water.
Quote by Horace
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small,...
Get money first; virtue comes later.
True friends appear less mov'd than counterfeit; As men that grieve at funerals are not...
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at...
The musician who always plays on the same string is laughed at
A picture is a poem without words.
I hate the irreverent rabble and keep them far from me.
I teach that all men are mad.
We are free to yield to truth.
Hired mourners at a funeral say and do - A little more than they whose...
Subdue your passion or it will subdue you.
In labouring to be concise, I become obscure.
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live...
Money is a handmaiden if thou knowest how to use it; a mistress if thou...
Though you drive Nature out with a pitchfork, she will still find her way back.
The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But...
Avoid greatness; in a cottage there may be more real happiness than kings or their...
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being;...
Sometimes life knocks you on your ass... get up, get up, get up!!! Happiness is...