Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life.
Quote by Horace
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Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers of kings.
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar - that I call an achievement.
The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter and the poet.
You may drive out nature with a pitchfork, yet she'll be constantly running back.
A picture is a poem without words.
The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do.
Few cross the river of time and are able to reach non-being. Most of them run up and down only on this side of the river. But those who when they know the law follow the path of the law, they shall reach the other shore and go beyond the realm of death.
He has not lived badly whose birth and death has been unnoticed by the world.
No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers.
Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance.
Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.
Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength.
The glorious gifts of the gods are not to be cast aside.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
To communicate the truths of history is an act of hope for the future.
The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.
We can be tired, weary and emotionally distraught, but after spending time alone with God, we find that He injects into our bodies energy, power and strength.
We prefer world law in the age of self-determination to world war in the age of mass extermination.
One's philosophy is not best expressed in words it is expressed in the choices one makes... and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.
The reality is that the special interest groups that have lobbied against Free Choice Vouchers object to any measure that would empower employees to have a say in their health benefits because it begins to erode their power in the current health care system.