Virtue, dear friend, needs no defense, The surest guard is innocence: None knew, till guilt created fear, What darts or poisoned arrows were
Quote by Horace
Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.
It's a good thing to be foolishly gay once in a while.
In labouring to be concise, I become obscure.
We are often deterred from crime by the disgrace of others.
Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years at least.
Strange - is it not? That of the myriads who Before us passed the door...
Who then is free? The wise man who can command himself.
Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow.
Anger is a brief madness.
It is an undoubted truth, that the less one has to do, the less time...
No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers.
Subdue your passion or it will subdue you.
He who is greedy is always in want.
Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.
A picture is a poem without words.
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter...
He has the deed half done who has made a beginning.
The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier...