You may drive out nature with a pitchfork, yet she'll be constantly running back.
Quote by Horace
Though you drive Nature out with a pitchfork, she will still find her way back.
He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
Mountains will go into labour, and a silly little mouse will be born.
It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not...
Acquittal of the guilty damns the judge.
Who then is free? The wise who can command his passions, who fears not want,...
In labouring to be concise, I become obscure.
Life is largely a matter of expectation.
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live...
Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate,...
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
It is a sweet and seemly thing to die for one's country.
Words will not fail when the matter is well considered.
One wanders to the left, another to the right. Both are equally in error, but,...
Who then is free? The one who wisely is lord of themselves, who neither poverty,...
I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the...
A word once uttered can never be recalled.
Mediocrity is not allowed to poets, either by the gods or man
Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.
Highly developed spirits often encounter resistance from mediocre minds.