The disgrace of others often keeps tender minds from vice.
Quote by Horace
No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers.
The musician who always plays on the same string is laughed at
We are just statistics, born to consume resources.
Who then is free? The one who wisely is lord of themselves, who neither poverty,...
Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.
The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But...
It is your business when the wall next door catches fire.
Fidelity is the sister of justice.
The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something...
He has the deed half done who has made a beginning.
Make a good use of the present.
We are often deterred from crime by the disgrace of others.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
I strive to be brief but I become obscure.
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at...
Poets wish to profit or to please.
Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of...
Nature is not cruel, pitilessly, indifferent. This is one of the hardest lessons for humans...
Who then is free? The wise man who can command himself.