The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain.
Quote by Horace
Avoid greatness; in a cottage there may be more real happiness than kings or their...
We are often deterred from crime by the disgrace of others.
A good scare is worth more than good advice.
A good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient.
Virtue, dear friend, needs no defense, The surest guard is innocence: None knew, till guilt...
Make a good use of the present.
He possesses dominion over himself, and is happy, who can every day say, I have...
Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers.
If a man's fortune does not fit him, it is like the shoe in the...
Labor diligently to increase your property.
The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But...
Few cross the river of time and are able to reach non-being. Most of them...
One wanders to the left, another to the right. Both are equally in error, but,...
Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years at least.
I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the...
Mingle some brief folly with your wisdom.
Whatever your advice, make it brief.
Advice from your friends in like the weather, some of it is good, some of...
Nothing is given so profusely as advice.
In giving advice seek to help, not to please, your friend.