The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But the righteous are like carvings upon stone, For their smallest act is durable.
Quote by Horace
Who then is free? The one who wisely is lord of themselves, who neither poverty,...
One wanders to the left, another to the right. Both are equally in error, but,...
We are often deterred from crime by the disgrace of others.
I teach that all men are mad.
Whatever your advice, make it brief
The musician who always plays on the same string is laughed at
To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never...
Wisdom at times is found in folly
You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every...
In adversity remember to keep an even mind.
Who then is free? The wise who can command his passions, who fears not want,...
I hate the irreverent rabble and keep them far from me.
What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what...
Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers...
When things are steep, remember to stay level-headed.
The age of our fathers, which was worse than that of our ancestors, produced us,...
He has not lived badly whose birth and death has been unnoticed by the world.
A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more...
Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.
Life is largely a matter of expectation.