Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
Quote by Horace
It is your business when the wall next door catches fire.
When things are steep, remember to stay level-headed.
Every old poem is sacred.
We are free to yield to truth.
No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers.
In labouring to be concise, I become obscure.
Who then is free? The wise man who can command himself.
Fidelity is the sister of justice.
A good scare is worth more than good advice.
He has not lived badly whose birth and death has been unnoticed by the world.
A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more...
A host is like a general: calamities often reveal his genius.
This is a fault common to all singers, that among their friends they will never...
It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure.
Labor diligently to increase your property.
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at...
Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation,...
A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small,...
Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers...
It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not...