Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.
Quote by Horace
O imitators, you slavish herd!
Think to yourself that every day is your last
No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers.
Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved, the silent for a sullen person.
Begin, be bold and venture to be wise.
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at...
He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
You must avoid sloth, that wicked siren.
Carpe diem! Rejoice while you are alive; enjoy the day; live life to the fullest;...
Don't think, just do.
While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one.
It is your concern when your neighbor's wall is on fire.
Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate,...
The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But...
True friends appear less mov'd than counterfeit; As men that grieve at funerals are not...
I hate the irreverent rabble and keep them far from me.
He who is greedy is always in want.
One wanders to the left, another to the right. Both are equally in error, but,...
No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of...
If a man's fortune does not fit him, it is like the shoe in the...