To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fear it.
Quote by Horace
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
Make a good use of the present.
He tosses aside his paint-pots and his words a foot and a half long.
He has not lived badly whose birth and death has been unnoticed by the world.
We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who,...
No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of...
Whatever your advice, make it brief.
The man is either mad, or he is making verses.
Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.
It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not...
This is a fault common to all singers, that among their friends they will never...
A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears...
Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of...
Virtue, dear friend, needs no defense, The surest guard is innocence: None knew, till guilt...
A word, once sent abroad, flies irrevocably.
The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter...
You [the people] are a many-headed beast.
We are just statistics, born to consume resources.
The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But...
Why do you hasten to remove anything which hurts your eye, while if something affects...