What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye.
Quote by Horace
The disgrace of others often keeps tender minds from vice.
Whatever your advice, make it brief
While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one.
It is an undoubted truth, that the less one has to do, the less time...
Life is largely a matter of expectation.
This is a fault common to all singers, that among their friends they will never...
The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter...
Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers...
It is a sweet and seemly thing to die for one's country.
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at...
Fidelity is the sister of justice.
It is your business when the wall next door catches fire.
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
No man ever reached to excellence in any one art or profession without having passed...
To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never...
You may drive out nature with a pitchfork, yet she'll be constantly running back.
Mingle some brief folly with your wisdom.
The marvel of the Bhagavad-Gita is its truly beautiful revelation of life's wisdom which enables...
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.
Each pain makes you more strong, each betrayal more intelligent, every disappointment more skillful &...