The disgrace of others often keeps tender minds from vice.
Quote by Horace
The pen is the tongue of the mind.
Words will not fail when the matter is well considered.
Knowledge without education is but armed injustice.
Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and...
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what...
It is an undoubted truth, that the less one has to do, the less time...
It is your concern when your neighbor's wall is on fire.
O imitators, you slavish herd!
The man is either mad, or he is making verses.
While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one.
If matters go badly now, they will not always be so.
Who then is free? The wise man who can command himself.
The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier...
Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years at least.
He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
Anger is a short madness.
Poets wish to profit or to please.
Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation,...