You must often make erasures if you mean to write what is worthy of being read a second time; and don't labor for the admiration of the crowd, but be content with a few choice readers.
Quote by Horace
Leave the rest to the gods.
I teach that all men are mad.
Acquittal of the guilty damns the judge.
The age of our fathers, which was worse than that of our ancestors, produced us,...
Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to...
No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of...
A word once uttered can never be recalled.
He possesses dominion over himself, and is happy, who can every day say, I have...
Life is largely a matter of expectation.
Mingle some brief folly with your wisdom.
The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation...
Always keep your composure. You can't score from the penalty box; and to win, you...
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
Make a good use of the present.
Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.
Few cross the river of time and are able to reach non-being. Most of them...
It is your business when the wall next door catches fire.
A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears...
Every old poem is sacred.
Refrain from asking what going to happen tomorrow, and everyday that fortune grants you, count...