Poets wish to profit or to please.
Quote by Horace
Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor's wall is ablaze.
Whatever advice you give, be short.
You [the people] are a many-headed beast.
It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure.
The pen is the tongue of the mind.
A word once uttered can never be recalled.
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live...
A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small,...
The covetous man is ever in want.
Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and...
A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more...
Strange - is it not? That of the myriads who Before us passed the door...
He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the...
Who then is free? The wise man who can command himself.
Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow
Life is largely a matter of expectation.
Nothing is swifter than rumor.
Nobody believes a rumor here in Washington until it's officially denied.
Trying to squash a rumor is like trying to unring a bell.
What is this the sound and rumor? What is this that all men hear, Like...