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
Money is a handmaiden if thou knowest how to use it; a mistress if thou...
Whatever your advice, make it brief.
I hate the irreverent rabble and keep them far from me.
Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.
While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one.
Make money, money by fair means if you can, if not, but any means money.
Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved, the silent for a sullen person.
A word once uttered can never be recalled.
Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years at least.
The musician who always plays on the same string is laughed at
Who then is free? The one who wisely is lord of themselves, who neither poverty,...
Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
Make a good use of the present.
The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
He who is greedy is always in want.
Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to...
Why harass with eternal purposes a mind to weak to grasp them?
To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never...
Every old poem is sacred.
Though you drive Nature out with a pitchfork, she will still find her way back.