True friends appear less mov'd than counterfeit; As men that grieve at funerals are not so loud as those that cry for hire
Quote by Horace
He tosses aside his paint-pots and his words a foot and a half long.
Mediocrity is not allowed to poets, either by the gods or man
Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation,...
It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, so he be...
Leave the rest to the gods.
Virtue, dear friend, needs no defense, The surest guard is innocence: None knew, till guilt...
Fidelity is the sister of justice.
Nature is not cruel, pitilessly, indifferent. This is one of the hardest lessons for humans...
Acquittal of the guilty damns the judge.
Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.
When nature made you, they broke the mold - rumor has it they beat the...
Every old poem is sacred.
A good scare is worth more than good advice.
The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
I don't think we're in Kansas anymore
As crazy as hauling timber into the woods.
Who then is free? The wise who can command his passions, who fears not want,...
Knowledge comes, but wisdom stays
More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to...