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
The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter...
Make a good use of the present.
Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.
It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, so he be...
Why harass with eternal purposes a mind to weak to grasp them?
He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
Nothing is swifter than rumor.
No man ever reached to excellence in any one art or profession without having passed...
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at...
It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not...
Make money, money by fair means if you can, if not, but any means money.
Fidelity is the sister of justice.
One wanders to the left, another to the right. Both are equally in error, but,...
Clogged with yesterday's excess, the body drags the mind down with it.
Whatever your advice, make it brief.
A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears...
Time will bring to light whatever is hidden; it will cover up and conceal what...
Who then is free? The wise who can command his passions, who fears not want,...
Wisdom is like a baobab tree; no one individual can embrace it
Every wise man lives in an observatory.