The musician who always plays on the same string is laughed at
Quote by Horace
Whatever your advice, make it brief
He tosses aside his paint-pots and his words a foot and a half long.
Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
He who is greedy is always in want.
The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But...
Every old poem is sacred.
Hired mourners at a funeral say and do - A little more than they whose...
Avoid greatness; in a cottage there may be more real happiness than kings or their...
Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation,...
It is your concern when your neighbor's wall is on fire.
He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the...
To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never...
Happy he who far from business, like the primitive are of mortals, cultivates with his...
Why do you hasten to remove anything which hurts your eye, while if something affects...
A good scare is worth more than good advice.
The disgrace of others often keeps tender minds from vice.
It is your business when the wall next door catches fire.
While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one.
It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure.
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at...