The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
Quote by Horace
Get money first; virtue comes later.
Avoid greatness; in a cottage there may be more real happiness than kings or their...
True friends appear less mov'd than counterfeit; As men that grieve at funerals are not...
Hired mourners at a funeral say and do - A little more than they whose...
A host is like a general: calamities often reveal his genius.
It is your concern when your neighbor's wall is on fire.
If you would have me weep, you must first of all feel grief yourself.
It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, as long as...
The age of our fathers, which was worse than that of our ancestors, produced us,...
No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of...
Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow.
Though you drive Nature out with a pitchfork, she will still find her way back.
You [the people] are a many-headed beast.
Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to...
As crazy as hauling timber into the woods.
Nature is not cruel, pitilessly, indifferent. This is one of the hardest lessons for humans...
Poets wish to profit or to please.
In labouring to be concise, I become obscure.
He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.