Who then is free? The wise who can command his passions, who fears not want, nor death, nor chains, firmly resisting his appetites and despising the honors of the world, who relies wholly on himself, whose angular points of character…
Quote by Horace
Money is a handmaiden if thou knowest how to use it; a mistress if thou...
Fidelity is the sister of justice.
Instead of forming new words I recommend to you any kind of artful management by...
He is armed without who is innocent within, be this thy screen, and this thy...
Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.
No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers.
He possesses dominion over himself, and is happy, who can every day say, I have...
Good sense is both the first principal and the parent source of good writing.
Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and...
If you would have me weep, you must first of all feel grief yourself.
Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to...
To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never...
Avoid greatness; in a cottage there may be more real happiness than kings or their...
The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier...
Clogged with yesterday's excess, the body drags the mind down with it.
Make money, money by fair means if you can, if not, but any means money.
In labouring to be concise, I become obscure.
You may drive out nature with a pitchfork, yet she'll be constantly running back.
The disgrace of others often keeps tender minds from vice.
He who would begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin.