Subdue your passion or it will subdue you.
Quote by Horace
It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure.
Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and...
A host is like a general: calamities often reveal his genius.
O imitators, you slavish herd!
No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of...
Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.
Carpe diem! Rejoice while you are alive; enjoy the day; live life to the fullest;...
The covetous man is ever in want.
Avoid greatness; in a cottage there may be more real happiness than kings or their...
In labouring to be concise, I become obscure.
Whatever your advice, make it brief
Money is a handmaiden, if thou knowest how to use it; a mistress, if thou...
You must avoid sloth, that wicked siren.
In times of stress, be bold and valiant.
Anger is a short madness.
One wanders to the left, another to the right. Both are equally in error, but,...
Make money, money by fair means if you can, if not, but any means money.
We are often deterred from crime by the disgrace of others.
It is your business when the wall next door catches fire.
Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to...