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
This is a fault common to all singers, that among their friends they will never...
Think to yourself that every day is your last
Don't think, just do.
Every old poem is sacred.
He who is greedy is always in want.
Mountains will go into labour, and a silly little mouse will be born.
A host is like a general: calamities often reveal his genius.
Few cross the river of time and are able to reach non-being. Most of them...
What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what...
Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever...
Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori - It is a sweet and becoming thing...
Refrain from asking what going to happen tomorrow, and everyday that fortune grants you, count...
It is your concern when your neighbor's wall is on fire.
For it is your business, when the wall next door catches fire.
Happy he who far from business, like the primitive are of mortals, cultivates with his...
Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even.
Whatever your advice, make it brief.
Three may keep counsel, if two be away
We may give advice, but not the sense to use it.