Poets wish to profit or to please.
Quote by Horace
A picture is a poem without words.
The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small,...
Why harass with eternal purposes a mind to weak to grasp them?
Fidelity is the sister of justice.
A good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient.
Begin, be bold and venture to be wise.
In times of stress, be bold and valiant.
Who then is free? The wise man who can command himself.
You must often make erasures if you mean to write what is worthy of being...
Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori - It is a sweet and becoming thing...
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
He who is greedy is always in want.
The man is either mad, or he is making verses.
Whatever your advice, make it brief
If matters go badly now, they will not always be so.
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at...
Lawyers are men who hire out their words and anger.
As soon as laws are necessary for men, they are no longer fit for freedom.
Laws are generally not understood by three sorts of persons, viz, by those who make...