Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.
Quote by Horace
No man ever reached to excellence in any one art or profession without having passed...
Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.
Nothing is swifter than rumor.
Strange - is it not? That of the myriads who Before us passed the door...
Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even.
It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure.
Men cease to think when they think they know it all.
Every old poem is sacred.
Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and...
He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one.
Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of...
Who then is free? The wise who can command his passions, who fears not want,...
In times of stress, be bold and valiant.
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at...
Avoid greatness; in a cottage there may be more real happiness than kings or their...
Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation,...
Fidelity is the sister of justice.
To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never...